CEI Today: Obama budget, warming is better, BPA scaremongering, and more

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
In the News Today


Obama and Camp’s “Carried Interest” Canard Adds Cost and Complexity to Code

Once again, according to a White House summary of his 2015 budget to be unveiled later today, President Obama will call for “closing loopholes” that he says help “Wall Street.” Once again, upon closer examination, these “loophole closures” are actually tax hikes that will hit Main Street the hardest.

Obama FY 2015 Budget: Aviation Funding Recommendation Not Great, But a Step in the Right Direction

Like his past budgets, as I noted in a previous post discussing the highway and transit budget, continuing congressional gridlock means this package will almost certainly go nowhere.

> Interview an expert


Globalwarming.org: Voting with Their Feet: Warmer Is Better


This map shows population growth rates by state from 1900 to 2010:

Population Change U.S. 1900-2010

This map shows average temperature by state from 1900-2010:

U.S. Annual Temperatures by State 1900-2010

Comparing the two maps “reveals a pretty strong indication that people seem to be seeking out warmer states,” the two scientists write. But they do more than eyeball the relationship, they quantify it. > Read more

> Interview Marlo Lewis


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