The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update
Issues in the News
President Bush gives John Bolton a recess appointment to serve as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
CEI Expert Available to Comment: President Fred L. Smith, Jr. joined the leaders of a dozen other think tanks and advocacy groups last month in calling for Bolton’s appointment in an open letter released by the Center for Security Policy.
2. CHEMICAL RISK
Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) writes in today’s Washington Post on the possible risk from chemicals being carried in rail cars through populated areas.
Senator Norm Coleman (R-MN) denounces United Nation recommendations that the UN assume global governance over the Internet.
4. HEALTH & SAFETY
Forbes reports on the health threats to teenagers from obesity and smoking.