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CEI Weekly: CEI's Agenda for the New Congress

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 January 21, 2011 >>Featured Story This week, as President Obama attempted to defend his plan for regulatory reform in The Wall Street Journal, CEI released its own set of recommendations for the new Congress. Liberate to Stimulate is a "bipartisan agenda to restore limited government and revive America's economy." The Agenda includes a list of specific steps President Obama and Congress should take to achieve lasting, enduring reforms. Read the full Agenda for Congress here. >>Shaping the Debate 6 Painless Ways to Cut Federal Red Tape Wayne Crews and Ryan Young's op-ed in AOL News Why You Should Always Encrypt Your Smartphone Ryan Radia's article in Ars Technica Obama Needs to Confront Regulation Wayne Crews' column in Forbes Not All Public-Private Partnerships Are Created Equal Marc Scribner's op-ed in Multihousing News Politicized Science Costs Us All Iain Murray's op-ed in The Washington Times No Call to Arms in Fight Against Health Care Reform Hans Bader's letter to the editor in The Boston Globe Ex-Congressman Gets Soapbox for Violent Remarks Hans Bader's letter to the editor in The Washington Examiner >>Best of the Blogs Repeal Senseless and Job-Destroying Volcker Rule from Dodd-Frank By John Berlau How the President Can Foster the "Civil and Honest" Debate He Called For By Hans Bader Harper's v. UAW By Ivan Osorio New York City Taxi Alliance Opposes Competition By Brian McGraw >> CEI Podcast: January 20, 2011: The Future of Space Policy CEI Adjunct Scholar and space policy expert Rand Simberg explains why NASA stagnated after its early success in bringing man to the moon. Fortunately, the future of private exploration is looking brighter every year. Private exploration’s increasing viability means that it is time to reevaluate NASA’s role in future space travel.