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Thursday
Aug282014

ALG's Daily Grind - America a rising manufacturing star? 

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August 28, 2014

Permission to republish original opeds and cartoons granted.

America a rising manufacturing star?
Abundant natural gas makes the U.S. competitive again, study says.

Cartoon: "Believe in Climate Change"

Workers suffer when militarized police and Big Green get together
Why does the Forest Service need to be armed to the teeth?

Geraghty: Expanding Medicaid hurts GOP governors in presidential bid
Poll: "expanding Medicaid is phenomenally unpopular among Republican voters who intend to participate in the primaries or caucuses in [early vote] states [like New Hampshire, Iowa, and South Carolina], and that any aspiring president who did implement that change would face an uphill battle."

Wednesday
Aug272014

Heritage - 7 Reasons Why the Current Marriage Debate Is Nothing Like the Debate on Interracial Marriage  

The Daily Signal
August 27, 2014

Morning Bell

7 Reasons Why the Current Marriage Debate Is Nothing Like the Debate on Interracial Marriage

Daily Policy Focus: Is opposition to same-sex marriage at all like opposition to interracial marriage?

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'Taxes Really Do Matter': Whopper of a Lesson From Burger King's Move

Following Burger King’s example, more companies will aim to move their headquarters to other countries if the United States doesn’t lower - or eliminate - the corporate tax rate, a prominent economist says.

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This Movie Star's Planned Parenthood T-Shirt Proves She Doesn't Understand Hobby Lobby Decision

Planned Parenthood Action Fund released today a t-shirt designed by actress Scarlett Johansson that targets the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision.

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Tuesday
Aug262014

CEI Today: Labor & civil rights laws, cops vs wine, Labor Day, and the Berlin Wall 

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
In the News Today

 


LABOR & CIVIL RIGHTS LAWS - HANS BADER

Obama “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order Will Punish Firms in Pro-Worker States

Earlier, we discussed President Obama’s recent Executive Order 13,673, which “will allow trial lawyers to extort larger settlements from companies, and enable bureaucratic agencies to extract costly settlements over conduct that may have been perfectly legal.”


But it turns out that President Obama’s executive order (which allows the Labor Department to cut off firms’ government contracts over state or federal employment law verdicts or fines against them) has another, more ironic effect: It penalizes companies based in states like California that vigorously enforce labor and civil-rights laws, leading to employers in those states racking up more fines and verdicts against than similarly-behaving employers in other states. > Read more

> Interview Hans Bader
 


COPS AGAINST WINE - MICHELLE MINTON

Cops to Destroy Rare Wine Collection in Pennsylvania

In Philadelphia, one man surely isn’t feeling the brotherly love after police raided his home and seized 2,426 bottles of rare wine—with an estimated value of more than $125,000—that the police reportedly plan to “destroy.”
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> Interview Michelle Minton

 

 

 

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Monday
Aug252014

CEI Today: Bank of America settlement, FedEx, and Big Labor 

Monday, August 25, 2014
In the News Today

 


BANK OF AMERICA SETTLEMENT

Eric Holder Avenges Investor Fraud by Taking from Defrauded Investors

Bank of America agreed to fork over $16.65 billion to settle charges it and companies it had purchased had deceived investors. Yet how much from this settlement goes to the investor victims? Nada! In fact, the settlement takes billions from the very investors who were defrauded.
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> Interview John Berlau


 


FEDERAL EXTORTION + FEDEX - BILL FREZZA

Forbes: Please, FedEx, Fight Back Against Federal Extortion

U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California Melinda Haag, an Obama appointee, is hunting for bigger game. Flush from shaking down Walmart, Johnson and Johnson, and UPS for tens of millions, she has indicted the FedEx Corporation on drug trafficking and “conspiracy to launder” money charges. The prize purse this time? $1.6 billion. What did FedEx allegedly do? The company shipped prescription drug packages from Internet pharmacies that Haag doesn’t like.
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> Interview Bill Frezza
 

 

 

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Saturday
Aug232014

Watchdog - Duplicate voters? No problem in Maryland