Globalwarming.org: Bipartisan FOIA Reform Doesn’t Go Far Enough
Federal agencies routinely circumvent information requests, and the censors’ primary tool for achieving opacity is a statutory exemption from disclosing “deliberative process.” Colloquially, it’s known as the “b(5)” exemption; among information seekers, it’s known as the “withhold it because you want to” exemption. > Read more
Washington Examiner: Just as health insurance premiums and deductibles skyrocketed due to Obamacare's many mandates, so too may those of life, home and car insurance due to provisions of Dodd-Frank.> Read more
Court Ruling Imminent in Challenge to Obamacare Exchange and Federal Overreach
A ruling on a major Obamacare lawsuit may be imminent. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. will rule on whether the IRS over-stepped its limits in imposing Obamacare penalties and subsidies in states that did not set up Obamacare exchanges.> Read more
CEI's Warren T. Brookes Journalism Fellowship is a one-year fellowship that aims to provide journalists the opportunity to improve their knowledge of free markets principles and limited government through interaction with CEI policy experts. > cei.org/warrenbrookes
Ivan Oransky, co-founder of the academic watchdog Retraction Watch, discusses the trend of increasing fraud, falsification, and plagiarism in the scientific community and the disincentives to retracting bad science reporting.