CEI Weekly: Happy Presidents Day!

Friday, February 24, 2012




Feature: CEI expert John Berlau presents a brief history lesson on our first president.

FEATURE: Happy Presidents Day!


This Monday, Americans celebrated Presidents Day. Of course, the holiday is scheduled around George Washington's birthday. In RealClearMarkets this week, CEI Director of the Center for Investors and Entrepreneurs John Berlau explained why George Washington should be remembered not only as our first president, but as a truly brilliant entrepreneur. Read the full piece here.   





Bringing Democracy Back to the Workplace

Vincent Vernuccio and Rep. Phil Gingrey's op-ed in The Washington Times


Global Warming--The Great Delusion

Matt Patterson's op-ed on Fox News & RealClearPolitics


The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation's Real Crisis

Ivan Osorio's op-ed in Forbes


Give Greece a Going Away Present, But Go It Must

Bill Frezza's op-ed in Forbes


The STOCK Act and the SEC

John Berlau's op-ed in National Review


Simplicity is Beautiful: How to Build a Democracy

Ryan Young's op-ed in The Daily Caller


FakeGate: Just Another Day at Team Green

Chris Horner's post in The American Spectator Blogs


UCSF Chancellor Rejects Narrow View of Conflicts of Interest

Greg Conko's post on Medical Progress Today


No Master Lock on Job Creation

Ryan Young's quote in The Washington Times


How the Dodd-Frank Act Harms the U.S. Energy Industry

CEI's citation in U.S. News & World Report









February 23, 2012: Global Warming and Mass Movements


In 1841, the Scottish writer Charles Mackay observed, ” the cup of life is not bitter enough to our palate, and we distill superfluous poison to put into it, or conjure up hideous things to frighten ourselves at, which would never exist if we did not make them.” CEI Warren Brookes Fellow Matt Patterson believes this glass-half-empty aspect of human nature applies directly to today’s global warming debate.