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CEI's New Weekly Podcast

This week, your hosts discuss the government takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, reactions to Google’s Chrome browser, online privacy concerns, 2nd Amendment news out of D.C., the foolishness of “Car-Free Day”, and a chilling look into the future of the 2012 London Olympics.

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>> As Featured on MichelleMalkin.com >> Are Reporters Financially Illiterate? Fannie and Freddie Are Called “Government-Sponsored Enterprises” for a Reason

by Hans Bader

"Right now, the federal government, at a huge cost to taxpayers of perhaps $100 billion, is bailing out the two government-backed mortgage giants, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac — the so-called GSEs . . . if you point out the obvious — that the GSEs are going to cost taxpayers billions — reporters will condescendingly 'correct' what you said, by insisting that they are completely 'private sector' entities (false) that have yet to cost taxpayers a dime (false)."


NYT: Unions for thee, not for me

by Ivan Osorio

"Shopfloor.org draws a stark contrast between The New York Times ’s stated position on unions for other employers, and its own laying off of union workers."


Waxman, where are you and your House Oversight Committee?

by Julie Walsh

"The presidential election is in a dead heat, so every vote counts. Yet ACORN wants some votes to count more than once. The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, an organization receiving federal monies, continues to be accused time and time again of organizing voter fraud."


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In liberty,

Cord Blomquist

Online Editor

Competitive Enterprise Institute