Tankosphere Today: Nov. 24, 2008

Todd Thurman /

┬áDuring the presidential campaign, we constantly heard from Team Obama and the media (excuse the redundancy) was how Republican-inspired deregulation had let evil bankers and capitalists run roughshod over the economy and created the current credit mess…

DALLAS — As a new Congress begins to look at health-care insurance options, some of the members are discussing proposals for a single-payer, universal health-care plan…

Should the Big Three (or as they are now, the Detroit Three, for they’re no longer so big) automakers be bailed out with public money? Or allowed to go bankrupt? Or, at the very least, allowed to go into Chapter 11 bankruptcy so as to reorganise?…

Interestingly, Kentucky’s Governor Steve Beshear pursued an energy policy during his campaign but was notably silent about nuclear energy being a part of that policy – you can see his campaign manifesto on energy issues here. But, boy, when he comes around, he comes around big…