CEI Today: EPA carbon pollution, Bitcoin, and gov't transparency

Friday, March 14, 2014
In the News Today


Openmarket.org: Bureaucrats Line Up to Regulate Bitcoin

The regulators are tasting blood around bitcoin, and like sharks they are positioning for the kill. First up was FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, which issued a warning to investors about possible fraud in “bitcoin-related companies” on March 11. > Read more

> Interview Iain Murray

> Twitter.com/ismurray


Globalwarming.org: EPA: Artless Dodging on ‘C
arbon Pollution’ Rule


A top EPA official testified before Congress this week on the agency's massive carbon pollution rule. But instead of providing technical information addressing the concerns raised during the previous panel, she said, in effect, ‘Trust us, we’re the experts.’ > Read more

> Interview Marlo Lewis



DC Transparency Crisis: Big Government and Big Secrecy

Judicial Watch announced it will host a panel discussion: "DC Transparency Crisis: Big Government and Big Secrecy." Panelists include Mark Tapscott, Executive Editor of the Washington Examiner; Christopher C. Horner, Senior Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute; and Daniel Epstein, Executive Director at Cause of Action.

Wednesday, March 19, Time: 2-3:30 pm ET
Washington, DC > Event info

> Interview Christopher Horner

> Twitter.com/chris_c_horner




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CEI Podcast for March 12, 2014: CEI Turns 30

The Competitive Enterprise Institute celebrates its 30th anniversary this month. Founder and Chairman Fred Smith reflects on CEI’s accomplishments and what the next 30 years will hold.


CEI President Lawson Bader
the tax you don’t see


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Have we moved beyond consensus to embrace true media diversity?

Mike Gonzalez, vice president of communications for the Heritage Foundation and author of the study, “The New Contras: Understanding the Left's Grip On Media,” responds to recommendations, such as those in the Brookings study, to restore control of the media to editorial elites.