NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 12-09-2009

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Wednesday, December 9, 2009

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Global Warming

THE TOTALITIES OF COPENHAGEN: GLOBAL WARMING AND THE PSYCHOLOGY OF TRUE BELIEF

What do global warming zealots and Stalinists have in common? Too much, says columnist Bret Stephens...

WALL STREET JOURNAL

Global Warming

COPENHAGEN -- ALL PAIN, NO GAIN

New efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will have almost no impact on global warming (cutting predicted future warming by only a fraction of a degree), says researcher Richard W. Rahn...

CATO INSTITUTE

Health Issues

HONEST MEDICARE BUDGETING IN HEALTH CARE REFORM

The Senate health care reform bill cuts imaginary Medicare spending and uses the funds for real spending elsewhere, say observers...

HERITAGE FOUNDATION

Health Issues

BETTER VACCINES FOR THE NEXT PANDEMIC; NEW TECHNOLOGIES PROMISE AN END TO SHORTAGES

In 21st century America, we are waging war on a lethal infectious disease with World War I-era technology, says Dr. Henry I. Miller...

HOOVER INSTITUTION/WASHINGTON TIMES

Health Issues

HALF OF TEEN GIRLS INFECTED WITH STDS WITHIN TWO YEARS OF HAVING SEX

Within two years of becoming sexually active, half of teenage girls may be infected with at least one of three common sexually transmitted organisms, say researchers...

ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS & ADOLESCENT MEDICINE/REUTERS/FOX NEWS

Education Issues

FOR-PROFIT UNIVERSITIES WANT SOME RESPECT

For-profit universities keep costs down with innovative use of technology, publish metrics like job placements and are open to any high-school graduate, say observers...

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