5-4-2010 The Day in Review

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Skating To a Dorm Near You
Professors seem [unimpressed](http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/03/business/economy/03crisis.html?nl=us&emc=politicsemailema4) with the Senate’s Finance bill.

There will be no case against Mark Sanford.

Olympic skater Rachael Flatt is coming to Stanford.

BP to deploy the containment dome.

David Brooks highlights the limitations of policy choices.

Tim Geithner pushes for a bank tax.

The delightfully acronymed Precourt Institute for Energy (PIE) handed out its research grants.

Stanford Profs work to develop new technology for dealing with brain injury.

Stanford’s John Taylor offers his advice for avoiding a bailout bill.

Niall Ferguson thinks the UK is worse off than Greece. Felix Salmon sees more trouble for the Greeks though.

We have 5,113 nukes.

Greg Mankiw supports an email tax.

FEATURED ARTICLE:

Ronald Bailey at Reason offers a cautious defense of offshore drilling.

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Who was shocked by this? Really? Really?
**ON THIS DAY:**

Margaret Thatcher became the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in 1979.

*NSYNC’s Lance Bass was born in 1979.

Yugoslav strongman Josip Tito died in 1980.

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