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Tuesday
Dec162014

Cruxnow.com Headlines - Dec. 15, 2014 

The Boston Globe

Here are highlights from Cruxnow.com - Covering all things Catholic:

  • Deal with it: Francis is the pope: Conspiracy theories aside, Francis is legitimate. PLUS: The Church doesn't have all the answers, why the Dalai Lama was snubbed, and an update on American nuns. John Allen Jr. reports.
 
  • Forum panelists on Francis: Peace, dialogue, and kindness: The welcome and open tone Pope Francis has brought to the Catholic Church will survive him and his papacy, some prominent Catholic writers and America's most famous "nun on the bus" said at a forum last week. Margery Eagan details the latest.
 
Tuesday
Dec162014

Daily Signal - Jonathan Gruber Thinks Like Most Liberals: You Are Too Stupid to Run Your Own Life 

The Daily Signal

 

Dec. 16, 2014

Morning Bell

Jonathan Gruber Thinks Like Most Liberals: You Are Too Stupid to Run Your Own Life

Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint says the Obamacare architect follows in a grand tradition of progressives who posture themselves as champions of the common man, only to realize that the common man doesn’t necessarily share the same goals.

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How 'Grey's Anatomy' Just Elevated the Value of Life

Special Report: In the show's final season, the writers took on a real-life emerging medical procedure—fetal surgery.

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In These 13 States, Gas Is Selling for Below $2 a Gallon

Is your state one of them?

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Monday
Dec152014

CEI Today: Labor union political gains, Dodd-Frank in the Lame Duck, Grinch picks our pockets, unshackling Uber, and more 

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014
In the News Today

 

NLRB'S OVERREACH - ALOYSIUS HOGAN

 

Purple Haze, Seeing Red and Feeling Blue: The NLRB’s Crippling Overreach in Two Recent Actions

 

The National Labor Relations Board’s two recent actions cast aside decades of established practice and precedent. Thursday, in a case identified as Purple Communications, the Board issued a decision that amounts to a taking of business property, both physical and intellectual property. And then onFriday, the Board voted for a new regulation (rule) to hasten the procedure for unionizing. > Read more

> Interview Aloysius Hogan

 

> See also: Congress Seeks Multiemployer Pension Reform in the CRomnibus
 

DODD-FRANK IN THE LAME DUCK - JOHN BERLAU


Lame Duck Quacks Needed Dodd-Frank Relief


Waaaah! That’s the sound of former House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) crying about stinging, bipartisan rebukes to his legacy of the Dodd-Frank financial regulatory monstrosity rammed through the Democrat-controlled Congress in 2010.


And it must be all the more painful to Frank that enough members of his own party had turned against provisions of the legislation that a couple much-needed rollback are on the verge of being signed into law in this month’s “lame duck” session. > Read more


> Interview John Berlau
 

UNSHACKLING UBER - FRED L. SMITH, JR.

Political vs. Market Regulation: Uber Edition

 

To the extent that taxi and rideshare drivers and being treated unequally, the answer is to liberate the cabbies, not to shackle Uber. The rationale for political regulation is often based on outmoded ideas, including that the information needed for markets to function is not available to enough consumers. New technology, in particular in the case of urban ridesharing, has undermined many of these arguments. > Read more

> Interview Fred L. Smith, Jr.
 

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Sunday
Dec142014

Watchdog - UAW boss: Right-to-work doesn’t hurt unions 

Saturday
Dec132014

ALG's Daily Grind - What we should have learned about President Obama 

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Dec. 12, 2014

Permission to republish original opeds granted.

What we should have learned about President Obama
President Barack Obama has been in office for just under six years, and for the first time in his presidency he doesn't have to worry about appeasing an electorate.   

How the foreign bank bailout almost brought omnibus to its knees
Was making Elizabeth Warren a perceived white knight in anybody's interests? 

CNN: Cheap gasis akin to a $60 billion tax cut
"A gallon of regular now costs $2.64 on average, according to AAA. In some places, it's fallen below $2 a gallon."

  

Dec. 12, 2014

Permission to republish original opeds granted.

What we should have learned about President Obama
President Barack Obama has been in office for just under six years, and for the first time in his presidency he doesn't have to worry about appeasing an electorate. 

How the foreign bank bailout almost brought omnibus to its knees
Was making Elizabeth Warren a perceived white knight in anybody's interests?

CNN: Cheap gasis akin to a $60 billion tax cut
"A gallon of regular now costs $2.64 on average, according to AAA. In some places, it's fallen below $2 a gallon."