>> New Relase From CEI Studios
[VIDEO] D.C. Tea Party and the 1,000,000 Teabags
Why Florida Should Not Receive a Pre-Funded Federal Bailout
by Eli Lehrer
CEI Comment on EPA’s Reconsideration of California’s Request for a Waiver to Establish Emission Standards for new Motor Vehicles
Free Market Coalition Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson on EPA’s Endangerment Finding
>>Shaping the Debate
[VIDEO] John Berlau Debates Credit Card Fees and the Bank Bailout
John Berlau featured on CNBC
[VIDEO] Chris Horner on Renewable Fuels and Corporate Welfare
Chris Horner featured on Fox News
Upset Over Offsets
Iain Murray featured in The DC Examiner
‘Backstop’ idea appears too risky: Catastrophe fund may have opposite effect
Eli Lehrer featured in The Houston Chronicle
A Good Time to Start Liquidating
Ivan Osorio featured in The American Spectator
Geithner promises repeat of Bush’s regulatory mistakes
Eli Lehrer featured in The Detroit News
Don’t change interchange
Ryan Radia featured in The Washington Times
Green Job Self-Destruction
Iain Murray featured in The Independent on Sunday
>>Best of the Blogs
AIG CEO Liddy owns millions in stock in bailout beneficiary Goldman — Tim Carney blockbuster in DC Examiner
by John Berlau
"Everyone should read the blockbuster exclusive in today’s Washington Examiner in which Timothy P. Carney confirms that American International Group CEO Edward Liddy — appointed to his position at the behest of Hank Paulson and Tim Geithner after the government takeover of AIG in September — still owns more than $3 million in stock in Goldman Sachs, one of the biggest beneficiaries of the AIG bailout."
1,000,000 Tea Bags Find a Home
by Cord Blomquist
"The good folks from MillionTeaBags.org dropped by CEI today after the Park Service told them that while they had a perfectly legal permit to demonstrate in LaFayette Park today, that they hadn’t specifically asked if they could display the 1 million bags of tea they had trucked in. It’s tougher to have a tea party these days—regulations and permits were not a part of the first one."
Slandering the Tea Parties
by Hans Bader
"The 'tea party' protests against out-of-control government spending have been very clear in identifying what wasteful spending they object to. One example is Obama’s $800 billion stimulus package . . . but the protesters are frequently criticized by journalists . . . for having the temerity to protest Administration lies and out-of-control spending, the protesters have been attacked elsewhere in the left-wing blogosphere in the most vicious language as 'redneck, racist Republicons' and as 'a bunch of white old people and rednecks.'"
Horse Racing As A Public Good?
by Marc Scribner
"Maryland politicians really have their hands full as the legislative session draws to a close. Instead of focusing on their state’s looming long-term budget crisis, the Maryland General Assembly and Governor Martin O’Malley spent yesterday working on a far more important issue: authorizing the use of public resources to seize and operate the Preakness Stakes."
Federalism and Opposition to Illegal Immigration Are Signs of Subversion, Obama Administration Claims
by Hans Bader
"The Obama Administration’s Department of Homeland Security has developed new profiles of potential terrorists. Its definition of “right-wing extremism” is so ridiculously broad that you yourself may be branded as an extremist!"
>>CEI in the News
Episode 38: Pirate Warriors on Deck
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