CEI Weekly: Scott Walker Wins Recall Election

FEATURE: Scott Walker Wins Recall Election

Governor Scott Walker was victorious in the Wisconsin recall election Tuesday night. The victory happened to coincide with CEI’s annual dinner, where CEI President Fred Smith announced the good news. Meanwhile, several CEI analysts took a break from festivities to report on the election results. Here are highlights:

Vincent Vernuccio on Fox Business’ Cavuto

Bill Frezza in Forbes

Iain Murray in The Daily Mail



Modest Doesn’t Describe the CISPA

Ryan Radia’s letter to the editor in The Wall Street Journal


Ten Thousand Commandments and Growing

Wayne Crews & Ryan Young’s op-ed in The Washington Times


Washington’s Ten Thousand Commandments

Ryan Young & Wayne Crews’ op-ed in The American Spectator


Would Don Draper Hate Today’s Corporate Campaigns?

Writeup of the CEI Dinner in The Washington Post Blogs


At Mad Men Gala, Paul Ryan Says the Election Is Relitigating the Enlightenment

Write-up of the CEI Dinner in Yahoo News


Deja Vu Rules the Day For House Conferees

Marc Scribner’s citation in Politico


Interview with Fred Campbell of CLIP

Fred Campbell’s interview in RedState


Former FCC Official Takes Stance Against FCC’s Possible 4G LTE Technology Mandate

Fred Campbell’s citation in The Daily Caller



June 7, 2012: MACT the Knife

A new EPA regulation, the Utility MACT, is intended to cut mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants. According to the EPA’s own estimates, the rule is one of the most expensive in history. Are the costs worth it? Policy Analyst David Bier, co-author of a forthcoming CEI study, thinks the answer is no.



In Confronting Unions, Walker Further Than Reagan

By Ivan Osorio


Government Restrictions on Salt Consumption May Cost Lives

By Hans Bader


Bhagwati: How the Multilateral Trade System Is Being Eroded

By Fran Smith


Union of Concerned Scientists Not Very Concerned With Accuracy

By Brian McGraw