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CEI Today: Rolling black outs, a union vote, Fannie/Freddie, a net neutrality vote, and more 

Monday, April 28, 2014
In the News Today

 

EPA & ROLLING BLACKOUTS - WILLIAM YEATMAN

 

Globalwarming.org: FERC Commissioner Philip Moeller: Rolling Blackouts “Are a Possibility,” Thanks to EPA’s Utility MACT

On this morning’s Platts Energy Week with Bill Loveless, FERC Commissioner Philip Moeller gave a bombshell interview regarding the clear and present danger to electric reliability posed by the EPA. > Read more

> Interview William Yeatman
 

UNION VOTE - ALOYSIUS HOGAN

Delmarvanow.com: Does a Recent Peer-Reviewed Study Say It’s Okay to Lie about Climate Change?

While many Wicomico County teachers were enjoying some time off for spring break this month, a group of big labor supporters staged a brazen coup at the local union headquarters of the Wicomico County Education Association.

In Wicomico County, there’s a chance for local control to prevail. Monday and Tuesday, the WCEA will conduct an all-member vote on whether to go independent — to disaffiliate — from the state association.It’s a vote that could reverberate in other jurisdictions around the country as rank-and-file union members come to suspect that big labor is just in it for themselves.
> Read more

> Interview Aloysius Hogan

 

NET NEUTRALITY - WAYNE CREWS

Openmarket.org: FCC’s Internet Fast Lanes Should Outrun Net Neutrality Bias

 

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will issue proposed rules May 15, rules expected expected to allow premium pricing for Internet fast lanes alongside the lane we have now, for those willing to pay. The open-access tech utopians aren’t amused.  > Read more


> Interview Wayne Crews


GOV'T INTERVENTION IN MORTGAGE INDUSTRY - JOHN BERLAU

National Review: Fannie and Freddie on Steroids

Hardly a reform, Johnson-Crapo expands government intervention in the mortgage industry. While the media often characterizes this plan as “ending” Fannie and Freddie, most of the two government-sponsored enterprises’ functions would simply be transferred to a new giant government entity, the Federal Mortgage Insurance Corporation. > Read more

> Interview John Berlau
 

CHERRY BLOSSOMS & GLOBAL WARMING - SAM KAZMAN

 

The Washington Post letter
 

What is curious is how The Post’s coverage of cherry blossoms veers into discussions of global warming in some years but not in others. > Read more

> Interview Sam Kazman
 

 

    

 

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April 23, 2014: Reforming Fannie and Freddie


Senior Fellow John Berlau argues that a bill from Senators Tim Johnson and Mike Crapo intended to reform Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would only make things worse.

 

 





 

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