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  • Tankosphere Today: July 16, 2008

    Union Pension Report Taints “Take Back the Economy” Day – U.S. Chamber of Commerce WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce echoed concerns raised in a study released today by the Hudson Institute, finding serious under-funding among many union-sponsored… (tags: Economy) Fannie, Freddie Spent $200M to Buy Influence – … More

    Tankosphere Today: July 15, 2008

    District of Columbia v. Heller: What’s Next? – Cato Unbound District of Columbia v. Heller, the final opinion of the Supreme Court’s 2007-08 term, Justice Antonin Scalia re-wrote Second Amendment jurisprudence… (tags: Second Ammendment) Replacing Housing Risk With Dollar Risk - Red State As of Sunday night, the US government, speaking … More

    Tankosphere Today: July 14,2008

    The Obama Health Plan – John Goodman’s Health Policy Barack Obama rarely gives a speech these days without mentioning “universal coverage.” Yet, in contrast to Hillary Clinton, Obama has no mandates (other than for children). Instead, he would rely on incentives…. (tags: Health Care) The Washington Post: A Tale of … More

    Tankoshpere Today: July 11, 2008

    How Oil Prices Could Collapse – Pajamas Media Do you think $140 a barrel is insane? Last week the president of OPEC Chakib Khelil predicted… (tags: Oil) EPA Greenhouse Gas Proposal Due; Will the Public Have a Say? – Shopfloor.org This afternoon the Environmental Protection Agency will release the Advance … More

    Tankosphere Today: July 10, 2008

    The Mortgage Bailout Bill Gets Weirder and Weirder – OpenMarket.org The mortgage bailout bill sailing through Congress gets weirder and weirder. It turns out that in order to circumvent the Constitution… (tags: Economy) Fannie, Freddie Woes Predicted Long Ago – The Tax Foundation Government finance scholar Allen Schick, long of … More

    Tankosphere Today: July 9, 2008

    The Important Work of Government – National Taxpayers Union Congress is back in session this week to start the mad sprint to the August recess. And thank God they’re back, otherwise they wouldn’t be able to deal with highly important bills like… (tags: Government) The Myth About Abortion and Crime … More

    Tankosphere Today - July 8, 2008

      The Most Valuable Reading First Lesson of All – The CATO Institute This morning, U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings has an op-ed in the Washington Post exhorting Congress to save the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program… (tags: Education) The Model T and ‘The American Road’ – Shopfloor.org NPR’s “Morning … More

    Tankosphere Today - July 7th, 2008

    Washington, D.C. Government Attacks Cheap Buses, Environment – OpenMarket.org Washington, D.C. recently tried to put cheap private buses out of business, by preventing them from picking up passengers anywhere but the inconvenient, forbidding location of L’Enfant Plaza… (tags: Regulation,) More on Randy Vanderhoof and Privacy – Technology Liberation Front More … More

    Tankosphere for July 3, 2008

    How the Next President Can Return America to Prosperity – U.S. News and World Report Don’t look for President Obama or President McCain to save you, America. The tumbling housing market and rising gas prices will continue to plague the U.S. economy in 2009—and there is nothing either of those … More