Black Box Panic--How the FDA’s Bad Science Leads to More Teen Suicides
by Greg Conko and Jerome Arnett
"When regulators are pushed to err on the side of safety, they often make society less safe, not more. A good example is the FDA’s recent crackdown on prescription antidepressants, which has led to a drop in their use and a corresponding increase in suicides among teenagers and young adults.
>>Shaping the Debate
[VIDEO] The Future of Capitalism
Fred Smithat CPAC 2009 answering the question "Are we all socialist now?"
O'Malley's Hot Air
Jeremy Lott and William Yeatman featured in The American Spectator
Greening America – At What Cost?
Iain Murray featured in The DC Examiner
States Broke the Insurance Regulatory System
Eli Lehrer featured in The New Majority
>>Best of the Blogs
George McGovern on Card Check
by Ivan Osorio
"George McGovern continues to speak out against the so-called Employee Free Choice Act, which he has described as an effort to undermine workplace democracy, because it would replace secret ballot elections with a process known as “card check,” whereby union organizers ask employees to sign union cards out in the open."
Your Interests Are My Interests
by Cord Blomquist
"Long story short: the [newspaper] industry needs all the help it can get. This is where Google comes in. Along with being a giant in the search industry, Google is empowering a network of publishers to the tune of $4.2 billion in revenue passed to them in 2007—according to members of Google’s DC office, the 2008 numbers are even larger."
Sen. Richard Shelby, LOL*
by Richard Morrison
"For his honesty and disregard of the self-interested Wall Street types who simply want more government money, Sen. Shelby wins this week’s coveted *Least Objectionable Legislator award from OpenMarket.org. Keep up the good work, senator!"
Land Grab Bill on House Floor Today
by Richard Morrison
"Myron reports - 'House narrowly defeats omnibus land grab bill under suspension. 282 yes to 144 no. Two thirds needed under suspension. Two votes short.' Huzzah!"
The deep social meaning of couture fashion in Paris
by Fran Smith
"I thought at first it was a parody – Robin Givran’s Washington Post review of the fall fashion collections in Paris. But no. Givran’s take on the designer Rei Kawakubo’s new collection inspired by the “disenfranchised” was earnest and solemn."
>>CEI in the News
ABC News -- Greg Conko
Wasington Post -- Myron Ebell
The National Post -- Myron Ebell
USA Online Casinos -- Michelle Minton
Rational Review Online -- Michelle Minton
The Playr.com -- Eli Lehrer and Michelle Minton
Episode 33: Drinking Our Way to Economic Health
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