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CEI Today: John Kerry & Flat Earthers, cooperative capitalism, and labor unions & Obama

Friday, February 21, 2014
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JOHN KERRY & FLAT EARTHERS  - MARLO LEWIS

Globalwarming.org: Who’s the Real Flat-Earther? McKnider and Christy Respond to Secy. Kerry

Name-calling used to be considered beneath the dignity of the Secy. of State. But if it works for President Obama (“We don’t have time for a meeting the Flat-Earth Society”), who is Kerry to abstain from slinging snark?


The Flat-Earth hypothesis was once the “scientific consensus.” So who’s the real Flat-Earther in today’s climate debate? Someone, like Kerry, who exaggerates the “findings” of flawed climate models, or someone who is skeptical of climate models because of their growing failure to replicate climate reality?  > Read more

> Interview Marlo Lewis

LABOR UNIONS & OBAMA - TREY KOVACS

Workplacechoice.org: Big Labor’s Insatiable Greed

The Fiscal Times ran an article entitled, “Big Labor’s Mounting Feud with Barack Obama.” It reports that union bosses believe their political activity and millions of dollars in campaign contributions was the difference in President Obama’s 2012 reelection and the Commander in Chief has not provided equal consideration to unions for their efforts.

While unions may not have gotten everything they would like from the president, it is hard to argue labor unions’ status is not one of privilege.
> Read more

 

> Interview Trey Kovacs

COOPERATIVE CAPITALISM - FRED L. SMITH, JR.

Openmarket.org: The “Cooperative” Enterprise Institute?

Capitalism is more “caring” than any other known institutional system. We must find ways of making its concern more apparent. The popular mind tends to associate capitalism with competition, but there is actually far more cooperation. A business will compete with a few rivals, true. But to stay in business, it must cooperate with thousands of customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers and neighbors. > Read more


> Interview Fred Smith

 


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