CEI Weekly: EPA Ponders Axing Whistleblower's Department

>>EPAcontemplates shutting down the NCEE, where whistleblower, Alan Carlin, worked.

>Upon learning of the news, CEI published a news release and Sam Kazman wrote a blog emphasizing the need for NCEE

>A Detroit News editorial recaps on the EPA cover-up of Carlin’s report.

>An editorial in the Washington Times writes on the contradiction that will be created by the Obama Administration if it marginalizes the NCEE because of Carlin’s whistle blowing.



>>Shaping the Debate

Labeling Won't Make Water Safer

Angela Logomasini's Op-ed in the Detroit News


Nanotechnology: Innovation vs. Corporate Welfare

Ryan Young's Article in the Washington Examiner Opinion Zone


NFL Should Stop Cracking Down on Sports Betting

Michelle Minton's Letter in USA Today


Anger Over UK Quango's Global Green Campaign

Iain Murray's Quotation in the Daily Mail


FCC Votes to Assess Wireless Innovation and Competition

Ryan Radia's Quotation inTWICE.com



>>Best of the Blogs

Ted Kennedy's Deregulatory Legacy on Airlines and Trucking

by John Berlau

For a brief, shining moment, in the mid to late 1970s, Kennedy viewed smaller government as the most compassionate answer in one area of economic life: transportation. Kennedy was the prime mover in Congress behind the airline and trucking deregulation bills that were signed by President Jimmy Carter.


Regulation of the Day 41: The Color of Beer Cans

by Ryan Young

"Having already solved all of the country’s economic problems, the Federal Trade Commission now has time to threaten to step in and stop Budweiser from selling cans of Bud Light with college sports team colors on the labels."


Elaine Chao: Union Transparency "More Important than Beck;" EFCA "Terrible"

by Ivan Osorio

Former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao described the union transparency requirements introduced during the Bush administration as “more important than Beck.”. . . Under Beck, workers who are required to pay for union representation may reclaim the portion of their dues that are not used for representation purposes



>>LibertyWeek Podcast

Episode 57: The Scandal That Wouldn't Die

In episode 57, we start with Blue Dogs and health care legislation, cash for clunkers running on fumes, and AT&T’s response to an iPhone controversy. We continue on with the scandal that wouldn’t die and the architectural historian’s version of Olympic News.



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