CEI Today: Keystone vote, paying for Gruber, and chemicals in wine

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014
In the News Today

 

KEYSTONE VOTE - MARLO LEWIS


No Brainer: Senate Should Approve Keystone XL

 

The President should have approved the KXL long ago. The Keystone controversy is completely artificial — a fabrication of green politics. TransCanada filed its first application for a cross-border permit in September 2008. It has taken the State Department more than six years not to render a decision. Yet the issue is a no-brainer. > Read more

> Interview Marlo Lewis

 

PAYING FOR GRUBER'S DECEPTION - MICHELLE MINTON

How the "Stupid" American Public Pays for Gruber's Deception
 
 
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) routinely pays researchers with certain biases to produce “evidence” for positions NIH wants to push on the American public. Essentially, NIH pays to create propaganda with taxpayer money in order to lobby state and federal governments into changing the law as it wants. > Read more

CHEMICALS IN WINE - ANGELA LOGOMASINI

EWG's Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives Nonsense

If you like Chardonnay that’s full-bodied and creamy, you might set that enjoyment aside after reading the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) latest “dirty dozen list." But by all means, don’t do it!   EWG’s list of allegedly bad-for-you food “additives” are perfectly safe to enjoy! And  they have benefits, such as the buttery flavor in my favorite Chardonnay from a chemical called diacetyl! >
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> Interview Angela Logomasini
 

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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