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  • Tankosphere Today: Aug. 11, 2008

    Dumb Ballot Idea – The Club For Growth A proposal has been submitted to California’s attorney general for consideration on the 2010 ballot (at the earliest) that would apply a death tax of 55% on all wealth over $20 million… Just What are the UK’s Carbon Emissions? – Adam Smith … More

    Tankosphere Today: Aug. 8, 2008

    Timothy Carney: Novak, the master muckraker – Examiner.com WASHINGTON – The hardest-working man I have ever known has retired. Privileged to call him my boss for half my (admittedly brief) career, I suffer an incalculable loss as Bob Novak sets down his pen, but millions of his readers are also … More

    Video: Senators Demand Reid to Act Now on High Gas Prices

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgZSddWJ0X0[/youtube] 15 Republican Senators went on camera to ask Sen. Reid to act now on high gas prices. They’re sending a strong message that while Reid avoids the issue, Senate Republicans know Americans are hurting and are asking Democrats to join us so the Senate can act now. The answer … More

    Tankosphere Today: Aug 7, 2008

    Are the Uninsured Free-Riding? – Cato-at-Liberty Should government require people to purchase health insurance? My answer is no. Here are three reasons… So, How Fared The Rebate Idea? – RedState I was against the idea of tax rebates from the time they were discussed as a way to stimulate the … More

    Tankosphere Today: Aug. 6, 2008

    Los Angeles Wants to do What? – Michelle Malkin The missing word in this story is “illegal.” But only the deaf, dumb, and blind can’t see that L.A.’s latest proposed expansion of illegal alien sanctuary–which would mandate that retailers set aside space for illegal alien… Bin Laden’s Driver Convicted – … More

    Tankosphere Today: Aug. 5, 2008

    Obama Now Backs Tapping Into Oil Reserve – Washington Times LANSING, Mich. | Sen. Barack Obama put his effort to pursue energy voters into overdrive on Monday, flipping positions to call for releasing oil from the government’s… Tom Fitton: ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Can Be Lethal to Your Health – Examiner.com WASHINGTON … More

    This Week in Washington: The Surge Has Been a Success

    Here is what’s happening this week in Washington: Sixteen months ago, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said the surge in Iraq “is not accomplishing anything.” Today there is almost unanimous agreement that the surge has been a tremendous success. Ben Lieberman and Nick Loris wrote this week that Congress should … More

    Tankosphere Today: Aug. 4, 2008

    Why No Real Debate on Global Warming? – Vallejo Times Herald The dumb things cooking in congress and state legislatures should force a national debate on the question of global warming. The media, however, seem more than willing to give Al Gore a platform – which tends to discourage most … More

    A Lights-Out Session in the House

    Today the House voted 213-194 (with 24 abstaining) in favor of adjourning for a five-week August recess. Lawmakers chose to take a paid vacation instead of voting to address the energy crisis that has stalled American motorists and is doing its best to cripple the economy. Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate … More

    Tankosphere Today: Aug. 1, 2008

    Hank Paulson’s Fannie Gamble – WSJ.com Our housing finance system has been broken for quite some time, creating perverse incentives for borrowers and lenders… African Liberty – Adam Smith Institute One of the most interesting sites to come out of Africa recently is African Liberty which blows open the traditional … More