Friday, May 20, 2011

Recommended reading

  • Cash for Clunkers: the gift that keeps on giving.

  • The Wall Street Journal notes a brewing battle over a federal proposal to limit potato intake among the country's schoolchildren. Yet another reason to get the government, and especially the feds, out of the education business.

  • Steve Simpson and Paul Sherman on Steven Colbert's free speech problem. Campaing finance reform -- aka restrictions on free speech -- are a joke on all of us.

  • A new economic study has found that the stimulus bill resulted in the loss of over half a million jobs. More on that study here.

  • Fracking: Ronald Bailey, John Stossel and Michael Benjamin all cast doubt on the alleged threat.

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