CEI Today: Obama's oil tax and pen-and-phone, the Zika virus, and more

 

Monday, February 8, 2016
In the News Today

OBAMA'S OIL TAX - MYRON EBELL

President Obama Will Propose $10 a Barrel Tax on Oil To Pay For $32 Billion Green Transit Slush Fund


With oil selling at roughly $30 a barrel, this would amount to a one-third increase in the cost of oil. There is no chance that the 114th Congress will enact this new $32 billion tax plus green slush fund, so it’s not clear why the President doesn’t follow his tried and true practice and just impose it by executive order. > Read more

> Interview Myron Ebell

OBAMA'S PEN-AND-PHONE - WAYNE CREWS

New Congressional Task Force To Address Obama's Executive Overreach


The president’s frequent taunting of Congress, his boasts that he’d go around them to make law with his “pen and phone” when Congress doesn’t do his bidding, resulted in the creation of the bipartisan, six-month Executive Overreach Task Force of 2016 by the House Judiciary Committee. 
> Read more

> Interview Wayne Crews

ZIKA VIRUS - ANGELA LOGOMASINI


Zika Wake-Up Call


Disease control is limited by the lack of political will to use all tools in our arsenal, including politically incorrect pesticides.  > Read more

 

    

 

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