This is “Rule By Memo.” Congress, now, must directly address the loss of our liberties, either via the [House's lawsuit against the president] or via Congress’s constitutional duty to otherwise rebalance the lopsided balance of powers. > Read more > Interview Wayne Crews
Baltimore Sun: Are tax dollars paying for anti-alcohol advocacy?
This month, Maryland banned high-proof liquors like Everclear and other inexpensive tipples. Self-proclaimed public health activists claimed such "high octane" liquors increased the likelihood of binge-drinking and sexual assaults on college campuses. While the merits of the ban are debatable, one aspect of it is not: the use of taxpayer money to support a political agenda.
There's nothing wrong with being an advocate, but using millions of taxpayer dollars to advance a political agenda iswrong, no matter who does it. > Read more
Real Clear Markets: Will Tesla's Gigafactory Be a Gigasized Taxpayer Drain?
Tesla has uniquely benefited from more than $300 million in state and federal subsidies. In addition in the last 18 months, Tesla has received more than $260 million in regulatory credit sales through federal CAFE standards and zero-emission vehicle credits programs. Tesla talks the free-market talk while in fact requiring government intervention as life-support.> 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