CEI Weekly: Happy Presidents Day!

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CEI Weekly

February 24, 2012

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FEATURE: Happy Presidents Day!

This Monday, Americans celebrated Presidents Day. Of course, the holiday is scheduled around George Washington’s birthday. In RealClearMarkets this week, CEI Director of the Center for Investors and Entrepreneurs John Berlau explained why George Washington should be remembered not only as our first president, but as a truly brilliant entrepreneur. Read the full piece here.


Bringing Democracy Back to the Workplace
Vincent Vernuccio and Rep. Phil Gingrey’s op-ed in The Washington Times

Global Warming–The Great Delusion
Matt Patterson’s op-ed on Fox News & RealClearPolitics

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation’s Real Crisis
Ivan Osorio’s op-ed in Forbes

Give Greece a Going Away Present, But Go It Must
Bill Frezza’s op-ed in Forbes

The STOCK Act and the SEC
John Berlau’s op-ed in National Review

Simplicity is Beautiful: How to Build a Democracy
Ryan Young’s op-ed in The Daily Caller

FakeGate: Just Another Day at Team Green
Chris Horner’s post in The American Spectator Blogs

UCSF Chancellor Rejects Narrow View of Conflicts of Interest
Greg Conko’s post on Medical Progress Today

No Master Lock on Job Creation
Ryan Young’s quote in The Washington Times

How the Dodd-Frank Act Harms the U.S. Energy Industry
CEI’s citation in U.S. News & World Report

>> Best of the Blogs

The Demographics of Politics
By Fred Smith

Stolen Heartland Documents: DeSmog Keeps Blowing
By Marlo Lewis

Workers Deserve the Right to Remain Silent
By Jack Mann

This Week in the Congress
By Myron Ebell

Is the Obama Administration Trying to Expand Federal Collective Bargaining?
By Ivan Osorio