CEI Weekly: How Deregulation Can Curb Terrorism

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CEI Weekly
June 4, 2010

>>Deregulation Can Curb Terrorism
Tired of the long lines and excessive bureaucracy that characterize modern air travel? So are we. In a new American Spectator article, CEI Vice President Iain Murray identifies three reforms to the Transportation Security Administration that would reduce waiting lines, trim agency waste, and improve security. Until Congress scraps the TSA and restores the private sector’s proper role in providing competitive and effective transportation security, the TSA should allow airports to opt-out of federal security screening and adopt a sensible risk model that would reduce costs while improving safety.
Read Murray’s essay here.

>>CEI Studios Release
[Video] The Nanny Zone: Episode 1

>>Shaping the Debate
Senate Considers Union Pension Bailout
Vincent Vernuccio
cited in CNSNews.com

Virginia Attorney General Demands Scientist’s E-Mails
Chris Horner on NPR

Is GM’s First Profit in Three Years for Real?
Iain Murray cited in MSN Money

Rescuing the Pension Plans: Just Don’t Call It a ‘Bailout’
CEI cited in SeekingAlpha.com

‘Merchants of Doubt’ Delves Into Contrarian Scientists
CEI cited in the USA Today

>>Best of the Blogs
Obama Administration Pushes More Bailouts at Taxpayer Expense; America to Bail Out Corrupt Union Pension Funds
by Hans Bader

Internet Gambling Regs in Effect…Now
by Michelle Minton

New York Winemakers Forced to Market Out-of-State
by Angela Logomasini

>>LibertyWeek Podcast
Episode 95: Tea Party in a China Shop
Richard Morrison and Jeremy Lott welcome special guest David Freddoso to episode 95. We take a look at Tea Party politics in the next Congress, climate secrecy at the University of Virginia, consumers getting SLAPPed in court and the Blago corruption trial proceeding in Chicago

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