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Nov212014 Headlines - Nov. 20, 2014 

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Nov212014 Political Headlines - Nov. 20, 2014 

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CEI Today: Keystone aftermath, Reid's Marketplace Fairness Act, Dodd-Frank in court, crowdfunding regs, and more 

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
In the News Today




Forbes: U.S. Senate Keystone Pipeline Defeat Shows The Hazards Of Over-regulation


Permitting restrictions and denial of access to resources characterize America’s energy economy today–and infect other sectors, too.

Top-down, nobody-can-move-or-do-anything regulatory blockage dominates infrastructure expansion in a United States that used to be more proud of carrying out big projects ever more safely. And weren’t we supposed to be doing the real shovel-ready projects by now? > Read more

> Interview Wayne Crews


Roll Call: The Grinch Who Taxed the Internet

Outgoing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., seems poised to take one last shot at changing how online purchases are taxed. Reid has signaled he’ll bring the unpopular Marketplace Fairness Act up for a vote by tacking it onto the Internet Tax Freedom Act, which is headed for certain renewal. >
Read more

> Interview Jessica Melugin


The Blaze: Dodd-Frank Court Case Could Provide Injunctive Relief for America

This week, a panel of three judges from the DC circuit heard arguments in a case brought by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and others challenging the constitutionality of this new bureaucracy. If the judges rule in our favor, Main Street and Wall Street should both breathe a sigh of relief. 
> Read more

> Interview an expert



CEI Report on Crowdfunding Urges Congress, Reg
ulators to End ‘Millionaires Only’ Rules for Investment
This week, during Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Competitive Enterprise Institute released a new report on how regulation threatens entrepreneurs and their abilities to start businesses, create jobs, and bring new products to market. > Read more

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ALG's Daily Grind - 'Fundamentally transforming America' one neighborhood at a time


Nov. 20, 2014

Permission to republish original opeds and cartoons granted.

'Fundamentally transforming America' one neighborhood at a time
Department of Housing and Urban Development: "The operation of housing markets" results in segregation.

Cartoon: The Emperor Strikes Back

Paul Krugman: Demonstrable dishonesty in Obamacare intent
Ignoring the obvious intent of America's socialized medicine law.

Crovitz: What a tangled web Obama weaves
"Treating the Internet like a utility won't achieve the president's supposed goal, so why pursue it?"


US House Republicans - VIDEO RELEASE: Stop Acting Alone 





WASHINGTON D.C.  – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) today released a new video imploring the President not to issue an executive action on immigration, but to instead work together as the American people expect.

The video highlights the President's flip-flop on the issue of executive actions on immigration – using several quotes from the President himself, including "the notion that I can just suspend deportations through executive order…that’s just not the case." 

Video Script

President Obama: Everybody agrees that our immigration system is broken. Unfortunately, Washington has allowed the problem to fester.

Speaker Boehner: This is an important issue in our country. It's been kicked around forever. And it needs to be dealt with.

President Obama: I'm beginning a new effort to fix as much of our immigration system as I can on my own, without Congress.

Speaker Boehner: The President is threatening to take unilateral action on immigration even though, in the past, he's made clear he didn't believe he had the constitutional responsibility or authority to do that.

President Obama: The notion that I can just suspend deportations through executive order…that’s just not the case. 

That’s not how democracy works. 

That’s not how our constitution was written.

I can't solve this problem by myself.