Monday, March 12, 2012

Cruising the Web

Algae might be a promising source for energy, but we don't need the government funding it. There are plenty of private companies willing to invest in the promise of algae.

Just what the Michigan state budget needs to take on - free tuition for all public-school students at all Michigan state universities. Oh my.

Jeff Jacoby exposes the terrible system that exists today for people to be cabdrivers. His comparison to sharecropping is apt. If cities would get rid of their feudal system of taxi medallions, cabdrivers could earn more and taxi fares would fall. The only ones benefiting from the current situation are those who own the original rights for cabdrivers. This is an outdated system that should be changed.

How Rick Santorum got a $2 million Virginia home. You can just imagine what he'd be saying if Romney had done this.

The all-knowing Justice Department seems to think they know how much an e-book should cost.

Allysia Finley has a list
of other benefits that the health-care law should be used to provide for free. Why not mandate that insurers provide free health-club membership or require Mormon employers to provide free coffee?

Bobby Jindal explains
how the Obama administration's policies are blocking more affordable energy production.

George Will looks at a couple of federal laws that the Obama administration is ignoring. And that's not all. Nine state attorneys general have a list of 21 Obama administration actions they consider illegal expansions of federal power over the states.

The criticisms that Democrats made of George W. Bush in 2004 and the weaknesses in the economic recovery back then are coming back to haunt them now as they try to defend Obama's much weaker record.

Why are White House sources leaking that Netanyahu agreed to Obama's request to delay any attack on Iran's nuclear facilities until after the election?