CEI Today: Obama shuts down tourist attractions, new regs put on hold, too, and what's the planet's biggest problem?

Monday, October 7, 2013
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OBAMA SHUTS DOWN TOURIST ATTRACTIONS - RJ SMITH


Openmarket.org: Some Genuine Vindictiveness in Park Closings

The attempted forced shut down of the Pisgah Inn on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina may provide some insight into the attitudes of the National Park Service in shutting down private concessionaires on federal lands that still have open access for the public. > Read more


> Interview RJ Smith

> See also: Obama Administration Unnecessarily Shuts Down Many Private Businesses in Government “Shutdown”

 

IMPACT OF SHUTDOWN ON FEDERAL REGS - MYRON EBELL

The Hill: Shutdown halts federal regs

 

The government shutdown has all but turned off the regulatory spigot, reducing the flow of new rules from federal agencies to a trickle.
 
Regulators and proponents of stronger protections warn that rulemaking delays will jeopardize public safety and health. But some conservatives say the reprieve from red tape is welcome, even if it doesn’t last long.

 

“We’re very pleased that the Obama administration’s ongoing efforts to wreck the U.S. economy with more and more heavy-handed and colossally expensive regulations has been put on hold,” said Myron Ebell, director of the right-leaning Competitive Enterprise Institute’s energy and environment center. > Read more

> Interview Myron Ebell

GLOBAL WARMING - MARLO LEWIS

National Journal: Is Global Warming the Planet's Biggest Problem?

Is global warming the planet’s biggest problem? Not even close.

Globally, poverty is by far the leading cause of preventable disease and premature death and will likely remain so for decades to come.
> Read more

> Interview Marlo Lewis

 

    

 

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