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CEI Weekly: Annual Dinner Is a Night to Remember

CEI Weekly is a compilation of articles and blog posts from CEI’s fellows and associates sent out via e-mail every Friday. Also included in the weekly newsletter is a brief description of CEI’s weekly podcast and a feature on a major CEI breakthrough made during the week. To sign up for CEI Weekly, go to CEI Weekly June 10, 2011 >>Featured Story Wednesday night's CEI Dinner was a great success -- thanks to our Master of Ceremonies Andrew Langer, our brilliant keynote speaker Daniel Hannan, and, of course, all of our guests. If you weren't able to attend (or if you did attend and want to relive the experience), check out the links below! Also, don't forget to watch The Dinner Movie, shown above. Slate: Capitalism and Freedom and Booze Slate: Gary Johnson: Leave Weiner's Fate Up to the Voters The Washington Times: CEI Pumps Free-Market Values at Annual Dinner American Spectator: Hannan Brings Down the House at CEI Dinner >>Shaping the Debate Nobody for Commerce Secretary Iain Murray's op-ed in The Washington Times Donut Day: A Time to Protest Nutrition Efforts? Sam Kazman's citation in The Huffington Post All the News That's Fit to Scrub CEI's citation in The Wall Street Journal Blogs What's Really to Blame for Air Traffic Control's Increasing Errors Marc Scribner's citation in AOL News Needed: A Washing Machine That Washes Sam Kazman's citation in The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Obama's Funny Auto Jobs Math John Berlau's op-ed in National Review Consumers Will Pay For Washington's War on Debit Cards John Berlau's citation in The Oakland Press Deregulation Now Iain Murray's blog post in National Review's The Corner Let's Face the Truth: The Stimulus and the Bailouts Failed Iain Murray's op-ed in Human Events Commerce Nominee Appears to Endorse World Government in Video, Republicans Say Myron Ebell's citation in The Daily Caller Feds' Poker Ban Called Assault on Internet Freedom CEI's citation in NewsMax   >>Best of the Blogs E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Organic Farming . . . Again By Greg Conko BitCoins: Four Objections By Grant Babcock Obama's Chrysler Fiat--Missing Jobs Under the Hood By John Berlau Wisconsin Proposal Hurts Craft Beer, Protects Big Brewers By Michelle Minton GM's Push for Higher Gas Taxes By Sam Kazman >> CEI Podcast June 9. 2011: The Other Black Friday The World Series of Poker is underway. The tournament is perfectly legal. And anyone over 18 can play poker in a casino. But it has been illegal to play the game online since April 15, now known to poker fans as Black Friday. Policy Analyst Michelle Minton goes over the controversy and explains why prohibition doesn’t work.