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Oct172012

CEI Today: Presidential debate - economy, Dodd-Frank, energy policy, immigration 

ECONOMY & REGULATION

Regulations and rules equal broken government

Winning the Presidential Debate with Regulation

Dodd-Frank’s Democratic Dissenters — From Brian Schweitzer To Debbie Wasserman Schultz

New Regulations Threaten To Wipe Out Community Banks

> Interview an expert on the economy

 

 

 

   

 



Horner Book:
Gore’s green money machine

So, Al Gore came to do good and ended up doing really, really well, according to the Washington Post. That’s actually not unique for Washington, except possibly as a matter of scale: Gore went from being worth $2 million when leaving office to about $100 million now.

Gore, of course, “invested” in or otherwise found profitable arrangements with many companies whose financing mostly comes courtesy of the taxpayer, either directly, or indirectly in that private money flocks to that which politicians wed themselves to — the “halo effect” — on the knowledge that once the spigot opens it is difficult to turn off for fear of having a taxpayer-funded flop on their hands.


I couldn’t help but be reminded, by this story, of the personnel executing these programs for President Obama, he of the $90 billion in “green energy” money squandered on boondoggles whose own owners’ sales pitch for the dough was unless you give me this money, I won’t exist. > Read more

 



 

 

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