CEI Weekly: President Gives Himself Control of Internet

Friday, July 13, 2012



Feature: Ryan Radia slammed President Obama's recent executive order on CNBC's Closing Bell.

FEATURE: President Gives Himself Control of Internet


Last week, President Obama signed an executive order granting his administration special powers over communications networks in national security and emergency preparedness situations. CEI Associate Director of Technology Studies Ryan Radia outlined the constitutional and practical problems with the President's plan in a CNBC interview on Wednesday. Watch the segment here.







Fade to Black Coal

Chris Horner's Interview on Fox Business


Why Politicians Answer to Unions

Ivan Osorio's op-ed in The Washington Post


Start of Darkness for America's Shining Cities

Andrew Follett and Myron Ebell's op-ed in The Washington Post


The Lean Forward Campaign: A Recipe for Economic Stagnation

Bill Frezza's op-ed in RealClearMarkets


Obama's Secret Anti-Immigration Campaign

David Bier's op-ed in RealClearPolicy


Lead Paint Rule All Wet

Angela Logomasini's op-ed in PJ Media


A Conservative-Progressive Carbon Tax Plot?

Myron Ebell's citation in Reason


Internet Freedom Becomes Hot Cause for Politicians Across the Political Spectrum

CEI's citation in The Hill


Obama Vs. Job Creation

Wayne Crews' citation in The American Spectator








July 12, 2012: Who's to Blame for D.C.'s Power Outage?


The Washington, D.C. area was recently hit by a rare derecho storm, which is essentially a land hurricane. Three million people were left without power, some for more than a week — during a record-breaking heatwave. Pepco, the electric utility that serves D.C. and parts of Maryland, quickly drew the public’s ire. Energy Policy Analyst William Yeatman thinks the jeering public should look in the mirror. A government-granted monopoly and rampant NIMBY-ism are not a recipe for success.