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Friday
Jul242015

Watchdog.org - Parents risk jail for their kids  

 

Tesla gets $295M in cap & trade credits for technology not offered to customers

The credits came through a government program that was supposed to encourage Tesla to promote its new battery-swap technology, but the program didn't require evidence that the company actually provided the service.
 
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In D.C., parents risk jail to get students into highly ranked schools
 
Many parents in the D.C. area are risking jail time to send their kids to better schools in other districts. Could more school choice programs be part of the solution?
 
 

 

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A big fight over a natural gas pipeline project divides Massachusetts
 
Even though it could save ratepayers billions, critics have lined up to oppose a proposed natural gas pipeline that would service customers in Massachusetts and New England.
 
 

 

Health Care
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If Gov. Kasich is on the Republican ticket, Obamacare repeal is off the table
 
Most of Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s arguments for expanding Medicaid coverage under Obamacare sound like they were written by Democratic strategists. If he's on the GOP presidential ticket, Obamacare repeal won't be an option.
 
 

 

Obama commutes life sentence of ‘nonviolent’ drug dealer charged with death threat

 
The federal prison system may be full of incarcerated nonviolent offenders, but Stephen Donovan isn’t exactly the unfortunate, incarcerated soul the mainstream media and Obama administration make him out to be.
 
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Next battle in the sharing economy war: Worker classification

 

The big question threatening to upend the sharing economy business model of companies like Uber and TaskRabbit is how to classify the people providing services. Are they employees, or contractors?

Wednesday
Jul222015

Daily Signal - Pro-Life Leaders Say Planned Parenthood Openly 'Targets' Black Community 

The Daily Signal

July 22, 2015
News

Pro-Life Leaders Say Planned Parenthood Openly 'Targets' Black Community

Following allegations that Planned Parenthood is selling aborted fetal body parts for profit, black pro-life leaders are calling to defund the organization and address what they call "targeting" of their community.

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Meet the 41 Companies That Donate Directly to Planned Parenthood

According to 2nd Vote, more than 25 percent of Planned Parenthood's $1.3 billion annual revenue comes from private donations, which includes corporate contributions.

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Commmentary

From Sea to Shining Sea: 5 Examples of Voter Fraud Across America

Contrary to the assertions of many, voter fraud is not a myth.

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Scott Walker 'Absolutely' Supports First Amendment Defense Act

The Wisconsin governor talks to Daily Signal contributor David Brody about the congressional push to protect religious liberty.

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'They Don't Have to Bake a Cake for You': Baker to His 'Fellow' Gays and Lesbians

A self-described gay baker named Jesse Bartholomew has come out in defense of Christian bakers who decline to bake cakes for same-sex weddings.

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Florida Family Indicted for Defrauding Export-Import Bank, Costing Government $2 Million

The family allegedly created fake invoices and shipping documents to obtain a loan from Ex-Im.

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Wednesday
Jul222015

CEI Today: Dodd-Frank anniversary, National Junk Food Day, story of whiskey, and more 

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
In the News Today

 

DODD FRANK ANNIVERSARY

DODD-FRANK HARMS MAIN STREET - IAIN MURRAY 


Dodd-Frank’s Dire Legacy: The Durbin Amendment

 

This week is the fifth anniversary of the passage of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, better known as Dodd-Frank.  It has harmed consumers by reducing choice in financial services and failed to solve the problems it was purported to solve, as I outline in my new paper, How Dodd Frank Harms Main Street. One of the worst examples of this stems from the Durbin Amendment, a last minute addition to the bill that gives the Federal Reserve the power to cap interchange fees  charged by debit and credit card networks. > Read more 
 


> Interview Iain Murray 
 

NATIONAL JUNK FOOD DAY? - MICHELLE MINTON


Happy “No Food is Junk Food” Day!
 

National Junk Food Day is a good opportunity to address the myth of junk food. I say myth because junk food is an oxymoron; there’s no such thing.  > Read more 


> Interview Michelle Minton
 

WHISKY & THE HUMAN SPIRIT - LAWSON BADER

Whisky: A living testament to the human spirit

The story of whisky is a story of tradition. It is also a story of globalization and exchange. It is a story of entrepreneurs.
 > Read the Fox News commentary

 

> Interview Lawson Bader
 

I, WHISKEY: THE SPIRIT OF THE MARKET
OFFICIAL MOVIE TRAILER




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I, WHISKEY

 


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Tuesday
Jul212015

CEI Today: Whisky & the human spirit, Dodd-Frank anniversary, public opinion on climate change, and more 

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
In the News Today

 

WHISKY & THE HUMAN SPIRIT - LAWSON BADER

Whisky: A living testament to the human spirit

The story of whisky is a story of tradition. It is also a story of globalization and exchange. It is a story of entrepreneurs.
 > Read the Fox News commentary

 

> Interview Lawson Bader
 

DODD FRANK ANNIVERSARY

DODD-FRANK HARMS MAIN STREET - IAIN MURRAY 


How Dodd-Frank Harms Main Street

 

The reforms were intended to protect Main Street and consumers from financial predation by Wall Street. Instead, it has meant reduced access to credit for small businesses and fewer choices for consumers, while doing little to punish the main culprits in the financial crisis. > Read more 


> Interview Iain Murray 
 

TOO BIG TO FAIL? - JOHN BERLAU


Not Dodd-Frank, Not Glass-Steagall, But Real Competition to End TBTF
 

Before the financial crisis and after, there has been a dearth of new entrants in banking. > Read more


> Interview an expert
 

PUBLIC OPINION ON CLIMATE CHANGE - MARLO LEWIS

Dueling Opinion Polls: Is Climate Change the Top Global Concern — or Lowest?

A Pew Research Center survey of 45,435 respondents finds that “publics in 19 of 40 nations surveyed cite climate change as their biggest worry, making it the most widespread concern of any issue included in the survey.” > Read more

> Interview Marlo Lewis

 

I, WHISKEY: THE SPIRIT OF THE MARKET
OFFICIAL MOVIE TRAILER

 

    

 

CEI is a non-profit, non-partisan public policy group dedicated to the principles of free enterprise and limited government.  For more information about CEI, please visit our website, cei.org.  Follow CEI on Twitter! Twitter.com/ceidotorg.

 


I, WHISKEY

 


Media Contacts: 202-331-2277
Annie Dwyer

Christine Hall
Mary Beth Gombita

Keara Vickers

CEI Issues:

Advancing Capitalism
Business & Gov't
Energy & Environment
Finance & Entrepreneurship
Health & Safety
Human Achievement Hour
Law & Constitution
Labor & Employment
Nanny State
Regulatory Reform
Risk & Consumer Freedom
Tech and Telecom
Trade and International
Transportation & Infrastructure

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A Friday afternoon e-newsletter on the latest energy and environment happenings. Sign up today!
 





 




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Tuesday
Jul212015

Daily Signal - 5 Reasons Lawmakers Should Ignore the UN Vote and Reject Iran Deal 

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July 21, 2015
Commentary

5 Reasons Lawmakers Should Ignore the UN Vote and Reject Iran Deal

Congress should provide oversight on Iran deal, regardless of United Nations vote.

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News

Cuban Embassy in Washington Reopens to Fanfare, Anger

The Cuban Embassy in Washington reopened after 61 years of hostility between the American and Cuban governments.

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Why Lindsey Graham Believes the Iran Deal Supports Terrorism

Sen. Lindsey Graham told The Daily Signal's David Brody that the deal the White House cut with the Iranian regime amounts to America cutting a check in the name of radical Islamic terrorism.

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How an Israeli Hospital Builds Bridges With Syria by Caring for the War's Wounded

For going on three years, Israel has discreetly treated wounded or injured Syrians, many of whom were brought up to hate the Jewish state, The Daily Signal's Charlotte Florance reports from the Middle East.

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Commentary

Why I Refuse to Acknowledge the US Embassy in Havana

Heritage's Ana Quintana honored instead the legacy of a Cuban democratic martyr.

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News

Poll: 59% Believe Businesses Should Be Able to Decline Gay Weddings

Four in 10 Americans support and an equal percentage disagree with the Supreme Court decision on gay marriage in June.

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The Daily Signal

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