CEI Weekly: Green is the Color of Death

>> New Release From CEI Studios

[VIDEO] Humans Make Earth Day Better

http://ceiondemand.org/2009/04/21/humans-make-earth-day-better/

>>New Study

The Case for Compensating Live Organ Donors

by Jennifer Monti

http://cei.org/issue-analysis/2009/04/23/he-case-compensating-live-organ-donors

 

 

>>Regulatory Comments and Testimony

Testimony before the Committee on Energy and Commerce on the draft American Clean Energy and Security Act

http://cei.org/rcandtestimony/2009/04/22/testimony-committee-energy-and-commerce-draft-american-clean-energy-and-se

 

CEI Comments on Draft FDA Risk-Benefit Assessment of Fish Consumption

http://cei.org/rcandtestimony/2009/04/22/cei-comments-draft-fda-risk-benefit-assessment-fish-consumption

 

 

>>Building Coalitions

Letter to New York State Insurance Superintendent Eric Dinallo

http://cei.org/cletters/2009/04/20/letter-new-york-state-insurance-superintendent-eric-dinallo

 

>>Shaping the Debate

[VIDEO] Hans Bader on Government Ownership of U.S. Banks

Hans Baderfeatured on Fox Buisiness

http://ceiondemand.org/2009/04/21/hans-bader-on-government-ownership-of-us-banks/

 

Small Cars Are Dangerous Cars

Sam Kazman featured in The Wall Street Journal

http://cei.org/articles/2009/04/17/small-cars-are-dangerous-cars

 

The war on mining: Fighting back

Silvia Santacruz featured in The Financial Post

http://cei.org/articles/2009/04/22/war-mining-fighting-back

 

EPA’s Endangerment Finding: Legislative Hammer or Suicide Note?

Marlo Lewis featured inThe Washington Examiner

http://cei.org/articles/2009/04/22/epa%E2%80%99s-endangerment-finding-legislative-hammer-or-suicide-note

 

Getting a rise out of us

Chris Horner featured in The Washington Times

http://cei.org/articles/2009/04/21/getting-rise-out-us

 

State insurance programs flawed

Eli Lehrer featured in The Los Angeles Times

http://cei.org/articles/2009/04/20/state-insurance-programs-flawed

 

 

>>Best of the Blogs

Green is the color of death

by Michelle Minton

"When it is broken down, the philosophy of environmentalism is the philosophy of life on earth without humanity at all. Green becomes the color of a forest that grows over unmarked graves."

http://www.openmarket.org/2009/04/22/green-is-the-color-of-death/

Torture Prosecutions for Thee, But Not for Me

by Hans Bader

"House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants Bush Administration officials prosecuted for facilitating torture. Fair enough. But if they get prosecuted, she should get prosecuted, too. She knew of the torture and knowingly funded the very programs that engaged in it. She only objected to it after Bush’s poll ratings went down."

http://www.openmarket.org/2009/04/23/torture-prosecutions-for-thee-but-not-for-me/

 

Enviro-Scare Artists

by Angela Logomasini

"According to a new report released by enviro-scare artists at the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, most food packaging still contains the chemical Bisphenol A (BPA). That is supposed to scare you, but I say, who cares . . . My colleague Jonathan Tolman and I have both written on the topic, highlighting the facts about the science and the risks. But these groups don’t seem to care much about the science. Apparently, the hype gets them more media attention and more power."

http://www.openmarket.org/2009/04/21/enviro-scare-artists/

 

Obama credit card meeting — should meet with economists instead

by John Berlau

"Instead of meeting with the executives of credit card issuers and sactimoniously lecturing them about not raising rates, as he is doing today, President Obama would servecard holdersmore effectively by meeting with economists and listening to their concerns about the dangers of price controls on credit card services."

http://www.openmarket.org/2009/04/23/obama-credit-card-meeting-should-meet-with-economists-instead/

 

“We don’t need no stinking baseload,” FERC Chairman

by Marlo Lewis

"Wellinghoff, after all, is a memberofTeam Obama, and when the President was a candidate, he candidly admittedthathis cap-and-tradeplan would cause electricity prices to 'skyrocket' andwould'bankrupt' anyone foolish enough to invest in coal-based power."

http://www.openmarket.org/2009/04/22/we-dont-need-no-stinking-baseload-ferc-chairman/

 

 

>>CEI in the News

The Wall Street Journal--Myron Ebell

http://cei.org/citation/2009/04/23/sapping-america%E2%80%99s-energy

Los Angeles Times--Eli Lehrer

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/washington/2009/04/ron-paul-to-pirates-here-come-the-bounty-hunters.html

 

ABC News--Michelle Minton

http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/04/16/2544056.htm

 

Breitbart.com--Michelle Minton

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.f518f4e6c90c93ccbc86decf6aca79d4.311&show_article=1

 

Washington Examiner--John Berlau

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/columns/TimothyCarney/AIG-heads-3M-in-Goldman-stock-raises-apparent-conflict-of-interest-42779802.html

 

Taipei Times--Eli Lehrer

http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2009/04/17/2003441254

 

OC Register--Hans Bader

http://www.ocregister.com/articles/epa-environmental-co-2367744-power-cost

 

The Bulletin--William Yeatman

http://www.thebulletin.us/articles/2009/04/16/news/nation/doc49ddb8862c035949134917.txt

 

Insurance News Net--Eli Lehrer

http://www.insurancenewsnet.com/article.asp?n=1&innID=958381090

>>Podcast

Episode 39: Party Like It’s 1773

We start by re-capping the anti-tax Tea Party protests, take a look at the status of Earth Day in American society and ponder the White House’s idea of spending cuts. We then move on to the new Technology Czar, and the President’s all-too-friendly treatment of Hugo Chavez. Finally we discuss Jeremy’s proposal to abolish the Vice Presidency and some very personal Olympic News.

http://www.libertyweek.org/

 

 

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