CEI Today: Hillary signed non-disclosure, Obama vs Keystone and beer, and meat and cancer

Monday, November 9, 2015
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Fox News: Hillary Clinton signed non-disclosure agreement to protect classified info while secretary of state


On January 22nd, 2009, Hillary Clinton signed a Non-Disclosure agreement, or NDA, where she agreed to protect highly classified information, and a failure to do so could result in criminal prosecution. The NDA was first obtained through a federal lawsuit under the Freedom of Information Act by the Competitive Enterprise Institute.  > Read the Fox News report 


> Interview Chris Horner



O Says No to Keystone XL


President Barack Obama on 6th November determined that the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline is not in the national interest and therefore denied the cross-border permit necessary for the pipeline to be built.  The President’s shameful decision concludes the administration’s shameful six year delay in making a decision. My view for a long time has been that the Obama Administration’s strategy was to delay the decision until TransCanada Corporation gave up. > Read more 

> Interview Myron Ebell



Baloney About Processed Meat and Cancer


Scientists from around the world convened in Lyon, France this October to declare that local delicacies, such as andouille sausage and pork salami, are now classified carcinogens, placing them in the same category as smoking. Such classifications are supposed to inform consumers and their health care providers, but they do more to confuse and mislead. > Read the Huffington Post commentary



President Obama likes beer. He drinks it, he brews it, and he's been named the presidential candidate people would most want to have a drink with. However, his signature health-care law might change how we can enjoy a cold one when ordering at restaurants.
A little-known provision within Obamacare requires chain restaurants with 20 or more locations to list calorie information for "standard menu items," including each available beer, on menus and menu boards by December 2016. Testing the nutritional content of a single beer could cost as much as $1,000, according to the Beer Institute, a trade association representing brewers. > Read the Real Clear commentary

> Interview Michelle MInton



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