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Saturday
Jan162016

CEI Today: Private emails, self-driving cars, and drinking milk

Friday, January 15, 2016
In the News Today

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION PRIVATE EMAILS 


Appeals Court Hears Argument Over Obama Administration’s Use of Private Emails

 
The lawsuit concerns White House science advisor John Holdren’s alleged use of a private email account for government work. It's the latest in a series of court battles over the White House skirting FOIA despite its claims to be the most transparent administration in history. > Read more 

SELF-DRIVING CARS - MARC SCRIBNER

CEI Welcomes Obama Administration's Automated Vehicle Push, With Caveats


Political missteps that delay the consumer release or raise the price of automated vehicles will translate to increased property damage, injuries, and fatalities. > Read more

> Interview Marc Scribner

MILK AND SATURATED FAT - MICHELLE MINTON

 
Milk, Saturated Fat, and Why You Shouldn't Take Nutrition Advice from Jezebel

A writer at Jezebel wrote that adults drinking milk is weird and they shouldn’t do it. Don’t take dietary advice from Jezebel. > Read more

> Interview Michelle Minton

 

    

 

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Business & Gov't
Energy & Environment
Law & Constitution
Labor & Employment
Regulatory Reform
Risk & Consumer Freedom
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Trade & International
Transportation & Infrastructure

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Thursday
Jan142016

CEI Today: Self-driving cars, Obama's energy and labor policies, and more

 

Thursday, January 14, 2016
In the News Today

OBAMA'S ENERGY POLICIES - WILLIAM YEATMAN


SOTU Response: Fisking O's Climate Spiel

 
President Obama is now claiming that the “majority of the American people” want him to implement climate policies. Of course he is being disingenuous. If he believed this was true, he would have run on the issue in 2012. > Read more 

SELF-DRIVING CARS - MARC SCRIBNER

Ushering in Self-Driving Cars


The Obama administration today is scheduled to announce new policies to boost self-driving cars. CEI transportation expert Marc Scribner says it's time to modernize motor vehicle codes, auto safety regulations, infrastructure investment, products liability law, and local transportation service regulations. > Read more

> Interview Marc Scribner

GOVERNMENT ROADBLOCKS - TREY KOVACS

 
How Do We Give Workers a Fair Shot? Remove Regulatory Roadblocks

One way President Obama could have a productive final year in office and work toward expanding opportunity is by directing the National Labor Relations Board to stop making it more difficult for employers to hire and entrepreneurs to get started. > Read more

> Interview Trey Kovacs

ANSWERS FOR OBAMA - IAIN MURRAY

Three Economists Had the Answer to the President's Questions

Tuesday night at the State of the Union, the President asked three questions regarding domestic policy. The questions are best answered by three great economists, Joseph Schumpeter, Ronald Coase, and Friedrich Hayek. > Read more

> Interview Iain Murray

 

 

    

 

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.

 


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Christine Hall
Mary Beth Gombita


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Banking & Finance
Business & Gov't
Energy & Environment
Law & Constitution
Labor & Employment
Regulatory Reform
Risk & Consumer Freedom
Tech & Telecom
Trade & International
Transportation & Infrastructure

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Wednesday
Jan132016

Daily Signal - What Obama Got Wrong in the State of the Union

The Daily Signal

Jan. 13, 2016

Good morning from Washington, where President Obama's swan song of a State of the Union speech has some admiring the rhetoric while others reject the policy. Heritage Foundation experts weigh in on what POTUS got wrong. We fact-check Obama's claims from health care to climate change. And we round up some pithy reaction from conservatives. Also: Two lawmakers want to know about 113 terror suspects; how your senators voted on auditing the Fed; and a video praising a politically incorrect America.

Commentary

What Obama Got Wrong in the State of the Union

Researchers at The Heritage Foundation weigh in on the policies and viewpoints President Obama advocated in his speech.

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News

Fact-Checking Obama's Final State of the Union

The Daily Signal looks at the facts behind President Obama's claims on issues ranging from Obamacare to jobs to energy.

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Commentary

In Defense of a Politically Incorrect America

It seems everyone is talking about political correctness—even President Obama in last night's State of the Union. Comedian Tom Shillue, host of "Red Eye" on Fox News Channel, defends a politically incorrect world.

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News

48 Tweets From Conservatives About the State of the Union

"I love how a guy who tirelessly defends the big unions, regulations, and taxes that kill innovation [is] talking about the future," wrote one conservative.

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News

Find Out If Your Senators Voted to Audit the Fed

If passed, the legislation would have expanded oversight over the central bank and, for the first time, empowered the Government Accountability Office to audit the institution.

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News

Ted Cruz, Jeff Sessions Blame Lax Immigration Enforcers for 113 Terror Suspects in US

A new letter from Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., draws attention to suspected terrorists who were admitted to the U.S. as refugees.

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The Daily Signal

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Wednesday
Jan132016

CEI Today: Obama SOTU, lost freedoms, and regulatory bureaucracy 

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
In the News Today

OBAMA'S ENERGY POLICIES - MYRON EBELL


Disastrous realities of Obama's climate and energy policies

 
President Obama has been deeply misinformed by John Holdren, his White House science adviser who specializes in science fiction. The President is still promoting the same policies that have bankrupted Spain. Since President Obama is never going to recognize the disastrous realities of his climate and energy policies, Americans can count themselves lucky that he will be out of office in one more year. ​ 

OBAMA'S PEN-AND-PHONE - WAYNE CREWS

 
An Abundance Of Executive Actions

What we don’t have is a Congress willing to restore the Constitution’s checks and balances. Washington’s lack of gridlock propels unbounded spending, Obama’s pen and phone and regulation without limit.  > Read more

> Interview Wayne Crews

SOTU & LOST FREEDOM - JOHN BERLAU

UK Brewery Success Shows Lost Freedom in U.S.


In evaluating the state of the U.S., it’s useful to look at the state of economic freedom, including the ability for ordinary Americans to start and invest in a new business without undue government interference. > Read more

> Interview John Berlau

 

 

    

 

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.

 


Media Contacts: 202-331-2277
Christine Hall
Mary Beth Gombita


CEI Issues:

Banking & Finance
Business & Gov't
Energy & Environment
Law & Constitution
Labor & Employment
Regulatory Reform
Risk & Consumer Freedom
Tech & Telecom
Trade & International
Transportation & Infrastructure

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Tuesday
Jan122016

Daily Signal - Meet 18 VIPs in the Audience for the State of the Union 

The Daily Signal

Jan. 12, 2016

Good morning from the nation's capital, where a schoolteacher took her fight against the unions to the Supreme Court. Melissa Quinn got an interview. Tonight, President Obama is set to give his final State of the Union address. The lucky few with guest tickets reflect issues of the day, and we've got prime examples. We'll also tell you about the female governor giving the Republican response. Thousands of other Americans, meanwhile, could be considered criminals for not registering their drones.

News

Meet 18 VIPs in the Audience for the State of the Union

Guests include a 4-year-old, the mom of a Navy SEAL killed during the Benghazi attacks, the co-founder of Black Lives Matter, a college president who criticized students during the protests in the fall, and family members of veterans.

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News

This California Teacher Is Taking On Unions

"It's time to put our country and kids above the rights of our unions," says Rebecca Friedrichs, a public school teacher for 28 years whose case against the California Teachers Association went to the Supreme Court Monday.

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News

Indiana Ponders Revoking Business Licenses From Employers Who Hire Illegal Immigrants

State Sen. Mike Delph said he introduced the bill to strip financial incentives from employers "who profit off of illegal immigration."

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Commentary

New Drone Registry Means Thousands of Americans Could Be Prosecuted as Felons

If found guilty of not registering a drone weighing more than 0.55 pounds, you face three years' imprisonment with possible civil fines of $27,500 and criminal sanctions of $250,000.

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News

29 Facts About Nikki Haley, Who Will Give the GOP Response to the State of the Union

She started her first job at the age of 13, where she kept books and did taxes for her family's clothing store.

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News

Obama Has Used the Word 'Freedom' Less Often Than Any President Since Harding

And more facts from a 2015 analysis of over 200 State of the Union speeches delivered in our country's history.

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The Daily Signal

The Daily Signal is brought to you by more than half a million members of The Heritage Foundation.

 

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