Civitas Review

Monthly Archives: November 2007

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    Schofield Silliness #375

    Posted in Transportation & Infrastructure By Max Borders

    Rob Schofield closes his latest screed about transportation in the Triangle with some fantasyland thinking: Happily, the group is not without promising models close to home. Just this week, Charlotte unveiled its new light rail system to rave reviews. While the system will undoubtedly suffer growing pains, it was clear from the enthusiastic response of […]

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    Contrast: Detroit and Bangalore

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Max Borders | Tagged

    Interesting contrast … OK, so what the hell are we to make of Durham?-Max Borders

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    Xenophobia, Children, and Profit

    Posted in Immigration By Max Borders

    From our friends on the left… Here are three predictable counter-narratives (read: lies) to the shite-storm the Civitas Institute managed to stir up: 1. People who think that illegal immigrants should not receive publicly subsidized higher education are hateful, racist, nativist xenophobes. (False. One can agree that the legal immigration system should be fixed and […]

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    Good News in Healthcare

    Posted in Healthcare By Max Borders

    People are adopting consumer-driven health plans — like hotcakes apparently. Check out this this report (pdf). Greg Scandlen, the author concludes: "As a result, health care costs for CDH plans are rising at one-third the rate of PPO/HMO plans and enrollment is growing at the fastest rate of any benefit innovation of our lifetimes — […]

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    Climate Change: Technology or Regulation?

    Posted in Environment & Energy By Max Borders | Tagged ,

    If (and that's a big if) man is causing global warming… and if such warming would actually result in negative or catastrophic consequences, should we allow for technological solutions that will arise from prosperity and innovation, or should we regulate ourselves into an economic recession?-Max Borders

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