CEI Today: Obama's climate deal, Gruber's Obamacare, net neutrality, and Internet taxes

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014
In the News Today

 


OBAMA'S CLIMATE DEAL WITH CHINA - WILLIAM YEATMAN


The Profound Political Illegitimacy of Obama’s Climate “Deal” with China

 

Regardless whether the President's much ballyhooed “deal” with China to mitigate climate change agreement has teeth, it enjoys zero political legitimacy. > Read more

> Interview William Yeatman

 

PELOSI & GRUBER ON OBAMACARE - JOHN BERLAU

Gruber’s “Speakola” Virus and Pelosi’s Selective Memory
 
 
Until very recently, one of the key sources that Obamacare supporters have relied on to establish that purpose are statements and writings by the key architects of the law. > Read more
 

NET NEUTRALITY - RYAN RADIA

Two views on danger of 'net neutrality'

If this is a free speech issue, says the Competitive Enterprise Institute's Ryan Radia, "it's not about speech being regulated by the government."
"It's about speech being regulated by private companies," Radia suggests. "If you build a network, you own it, you operate it and you decide that your policy will be just to allow certain types of messages. You should be free to do that. Of course your subscribers are free to choose who their provider is." >
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> Interview Ryan Radia
 

TAXING THE INTERNET - RYAN RADIA & HANS BADER

 

Economic and Legal Problems with Internet Sales Taxes

CEI released a new study analyzing the economic downsides and legal problems with Internet sales taxes on the state and federal levels. With Congress poised to consider a similar tax in the Marketplace Fairness Act during this lame-duck session, lawmakers should preserve states’ rights to compete and not give into big-box retailers and their lobbyists. 
> Read more


> Interview an expert
 

Wednesday, November 19


Ridesharing in the District:
How the Nation’s Capital Is Regulating Drivers-for-Hire


Featuring CEI's Marc Scibner


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