NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 12-01-2009

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Daily Policy Digest

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

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Regulatory Issues

OBSTACLES TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Local government policies that increase building costs and/or restrict the supply of housing are one of the primary reasons for the lack of affordable housing, according to researcher James Franko...

NATIONAL CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS

Health Issues

WHAT'S AT STAKE WITH OBAMACARE

Once you cut through the budget gimmicks, ObamaCare will have a 20-year price tag of more than $4.9 trillion, say observers...

HERITAGE FOUNDATION

Health Issues

OBAMACARE TO HIKE STATE TAXES

New Medicaid spending required by ObamaCare will cost Texas ($2.8 billion in extra state spending), Pennsylvania ($1.5 billion), California ($1.4 billion) and Florida ($909 million), say authors Dick Morris and Eileen McGann...

JEWISH WORLD REVIEW

Global Warming

CLIMATE CHANGE: THIS IS THE WORST SCIENTIFIC SCANDAL OF OUR GENERATION

Our hopelessly compromised scientific establishment cannot be allowed to get away with the "Climategate" whitewash, says author Christopher Booker...

THE TELEGRAPH

Global Warming

CLIMATE CHANGE DATA DUMPED

Why would scientists at the world's leading climate and temperature research institute throw away much of the data used to show a long-term rise in temperature over the past 150 years?...

THE TIMES

Social Issues

THE MILITARIZATION OF SEX

Temporary marriage has recently become popular in Lebanon, notably within Hezbollah strongholds in Beirut's southern suburbs and in southern Lebanon, says journalist Hanin Ghaddar...

FOREIGN POLICY

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