CEI Weekly: Less Than a Week Left to Sign TSA Petition

Friday, August 3, 2012

 

Feature: CEI supports a petition that demands the TSA follow the law.

FEATURE: Less Than a Week Left to Sign TSA Petition

 

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is using body scanners that inconvenience and anger airline passengers, yet the public has not had a formal opportunity to file comments on the use of the machines. A petition on WhiteHouse.gov asks President Obama to force the TSA to conduct a public notice-and-comment rulemaking. The petition needs 9,000 more signatures by August 9. Click here to read and sign the petition.

 

SHAPING THE DEBATE

 

The Marketplace Fairness Act Would Create a State Sales Tax Cartel and Hurt Consumers

Jessica Melugin's CEI OnPoint

 

America's Real Choice: Cronyism or Competition

Iain Murray's column in The Daily Mail

 

Angela Merkel's Bismarckian Euro Diplomacy

Matthew Melchiorre's op-ed in Forbes

 

Sandy Weill's About-Face on Glass-Steagall

John Berlau's op-ed in National Review

 

Carbon Tax: Bad Politics, Bad Policy

Marlo Lewis' post in The National Journal Blogs

 

As Liberty Fades, Contemplate the Wisdom of the Olive Tree

Bill Frezza's column in Forbes

 

Quota-Free Classes

Hans Bader's letter to the editor in The New York Post

 

Push-Back Against Chick-Fil-A Is Illegal

Hans Bader's letter to the editor in The Washington Examiner

 

In the Light of Day, That Solar Plan Looks Like Cap-and-Trade

Myron Ebell's citation in The Star Ledger

 

 

 

 

 

 

                     

 

 

CEI PODCAST

 

August 2, 2012: Cybersecurity Bill Fails

 

Today the Senate shot down a controversial cybersecurity bill that Associate Director of Technology Policy Studies Ryan Radia believes would have been a disaster for freedom of speech, property rights, and freedom of contract.

 

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