CEI Weekly: Margaret Thatcher, 1925-2013

April 12, 2013

 

 

Feature: CEI remembers former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who passed away this week.

FEATURE: Margaret Thatcher, 1925-2013

 

Margaret Thatcher passed away on Monday. CEI Vice President for Strategy Iain Murray, a native of the United Kingdom, paid homage to the formidable former Prime Minister:

 

"She faced down socialists, communists and fascists alike in defense of liberty. She made mistakes, of course. What leader doesn’t? But she inspired me and countless others. The West was never stronger in its support for freedom, never more united in its outlook toward the world than when she and Ronald Reagan bestrode the national stage. And let us not forget how difficult – and unlikely – it was to break the greatest glass ceiling of all. Quite remarkable for a woman of such humble origin. For all she did, for all she gave the world and, especially, her homeland, thank you … and may she rest in peace."

 

SHAPING THE DEBATE

 

The Lady Wasn't For Turning

Iain Murray's op-ed in The American Spectator

 

Even After Cuts, Regulation Pushes Up Cost of Government

Wayne Crews & Ryan Young's op-ed in Investor's Business Daily

 

Marlo Lewis' interview in The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

 

Phony Email Account Used by Former EPA Administrator was NOT Standard Practice and Broke Federal Law, Researcher Responds to Barbara Boxer

Chris Horner's citation in The Daily Mail

 

Ignore Hysteria Over New 'Monsanto' Bill

Greg Conko's citation in Bloomberg News

 

Gina McCarthy: How Would She Change EPA?

CEI's citation in The Christian Science Monitor

 

Hacking Law Reformers Take to Reddit

CEI's citation in The Hill

 

EPA Memo Promises Emphasis on Transparency After FOIA Lawsuits

Chris Horner's citation in The Washington Examiner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                     

 

CEI PODCAST

 

April 11, 2013: Reining in Unfunded Mandates

 

Vice President for Policy Wayne Crews warns that the higher the deficit goes, the more tempted the federal government is to resort tounfunded mandates, which don’t appear on the federal budget. He also discusses a reform bill from Rep. Virginia Foxx that would increase transparency and oversight over unfunded mandates, and suggests further reforms.