August 13, 2010
>>Congress Bails Out State Teachers' Unions
This week the House voted to funnel more federal money to public employee unions. The $10 billion “Education Jobs Fund” will be set aside to bailout state teachers’ unions, who earlier this year received $53.5 billion. Labor Policy Analyst Vincent Vernuccio slammed the bailout in his recent American Spectator op-ed, calling it “payback” for the unions’ support for Democratic candidates. Senior Counsel Hans Bader also criticized the teachers’ bailout on OpenMarket.
Read more at The Washington Examiner.
>>Shaping the Debate
Wayne Crews' op-ed in The Daily Caller
Iain Murray's op-ed in The Washington Examiner's Examiner Opinion Zone
John Berlau and Andrew Kwiatkowski's op-ed in The American Spectator
Ryan Radia's citation on GamePro
>>Best of the Blogs
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Richard Morrison and Marc Scribner welcome new media guru Brooke Oberwetter to the show to discuss the latest developments in the net neutrality battle, Minneapolis’ failures in urban planning, the FDA’s desire to regulate e-cigarettes, and legalizing Internet gambling.
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