Chip Taylorgives a summary of Peters and Fisher’s research on the potential benefits of corporate welfare. Chip Taylor points out that business inventices do not clearly create economic growth and bussiness incentives are not clearly fiscally benifical for the localities that use them.
Archive for May, 2004
Not only has Canada been preventing American metal bands from going into their country, now Canada is planning on putting tariffs on frozen pizza coming from America. Canada is adding a tariff on American frozen pizza because the price is too low. QUOTE:
Ottawa said on Monday it would slap provisional anti-dumping duties of 39.4 percent on imports of frozen self-rising pizzas made in, or exported from, the United States.
Link via Matthew Edgar
Aaron Wherry has a post on how the Canadian government is preventing American metal bands to tour in Canada. I think we need to ammend NAFTA so that will include letting American metal bands across the border. Canada is now a country providing protectionism to the country’s metal rock industry.
Patrick Belton mentions a theory as to the origin of the exclamation point.
Jonathon David Morris belonged to a frat-house and says the comparisons of Abu Ghraib to frat house antics are just plain wrong.
Kevin Drum links to this Red Cross report on prisoner mistreatment in Iraq. Among the portions Kevin Drum excerpts are the statement that
Certain CF military intelligence officers told the ICRC that in their estimate between 70% and 90% of the persons deprived of their liberty in Iraq had been arrested by mistake. They also attributed the brutality of some arrests to the lack of supervision of battle group units.
Interrogating prisoners will not do any good if they are innocent and don’t know anything.
The Gaurdian has a piece on break dancing that gets a lot of things right. Although I have never heard anyone call it “boyin’” before.
Quote from Jim Beanan: “But you have to do more than just encourage people to vote, you need to tell them why they are voting and what they are voting for and until people can see that bi-partisanism isn’t working they are going to keep on putting the same schmucks in the office until the country is eventually ruined.”