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Tom Toles: April 18, 2010 - April 24, 2010

Obama's auto sale success

*** Friday Rant Here's one for you. The word RISK. Pretty straightforward, that. Or used to be. Risk. Danger. Possible bad outcomes. Possibly VERY bad outcomes. The thing that TEENAGERS don't quite excel at calculating. (If you are wondering...

By Tom Toles  | April 22, 2010; 4:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  Cars, GOP, Obama White House  
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Oh, those lobbyists..

*** Bjorn again Bjorn Lomborg. Spare me. The media's favorite climate contrarian is back, if he ever went away, with yesterday's USA Today Earth Day Op-ed column.Let's start with the bottom line. Climate change needs to be dealt with....

By Tom Toles  | April 22, 2010; 12:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
 
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Bullet point

*** Second Helping I want to go one more round on the Junk Food Tax. It's a good idea. Maybe not an EASY idea, but a simple one. Ronald Reagan believed in those. Yesterday Jack Kemp, today RONALD REAGAN....

By Tom Toles  | April 20, 2010; 3:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  DC, Guns  
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Hedge fun

*** Garbage in Last week Ezra Klein discussed Marc Ambinder's article on obesity. The underlying discussion is about the devilishly complex nature of the obesity crisis. Complex to the point of solution-defying. I don't think it is at all....

By Tom Toles  | April 20, 2010; 12:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
Categories:  Economy and jobs, Federal government, Scandals  
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The worst kind of 'victory'

*** Commentariat If nothing else in this world is improving, the comments section here certainly is. Last week we had a fine series of discussions about airline baggage pricing, soaking the rich and Tea Party ridiculousness. Thoughts were exchanged!...

By Tom Toles  | April 19, 2010; 12:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  Economy and jobs  
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Wall Street's response to regulation

By Tom Toles  | April 18, 2010; 12:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Economy and jobs  
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