My reading on the web for Tuesday, March 15, 2011
March 15, 2011
From my reading on the web:
- Former Mackinac Center president Larry Reed rocking Facebook--Now the head of the Foundation for Economic Education, Larry Reed formerly of Midland's Mackinac Center, has a new Facebook Fan Page with more than 5,000 likes. It's a strong indicator of interest in the philosophy of the free market economy. 8:22 a.m.
- Seniors protesting pension tax--At the State Capitol today, senior citizens are expected to protest Gov. Rick Snyder's pension tax proposal. This is a chance to measure how upset they are about having their pensions tax for the first time. 8:15 a.m.
- A refresher on the Goldfinches in your backyard--From our Wild Birds Unlimited store in East Lansing, here's a primer about the Goldfinches and their uniqueness and the finicking natures. Good stuff. 8:01 a.m.
- Fukushima Is No Chernobyl--There's plenty of handwringing about the safety of nuclear power right now because of the Japanese earthquake. From the Buzz Bin blog, here's a good explanation about how the Fukushima problems are different from Chernobyl. Can we breathe more easily? 7:45 a.m.