CEI Weekly: How Washington Ruined Your Washing Machine
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March 18, 2011
Energy efficiency mandates are lowering Americans’ quality of life by lowering the quality of our household appliances. In The Wall Street Journal this week, CEI General Counsel Sam Kazman explains how energy restrictions have ruined top-loader washing machines, which were once both inexpensive and effective. Read Kazman’s op-ed here.
>>Shaping the Debate
Labor Policy Congressional Scorecard
CEI’s new-launched voting scorecard for pro-worker issues
Wasteful Transit Policy
Marc Scribner’s interview on Fox Business
What’s the Catch with NOAA’s Catch-Shares Program?
Iain Murray and Dennis Grabowski’s op-ed in The Washington Examiner
Cybersecurity Theater vs. the Real Thing
Wayne Crews’ column in Forbes
Liquor Wholesalers’ Appalling Misuse of the Constitution
Angela Logomasini’s op-ed in The Daily Caller
Japan’s Nuclear Crisis: Where Is Steven Chu?
Iain Murray’s op-ed in National Review
Are Text Messages an Antitrust Issue?
Ryan Young’s op-ed in The American Spectator
Happy Birthday, James Madison
Christine Hall’s op-ed on FoxNews.com
Japan Crisis Shouldn’t Derail Nuclear Movement
Iain Murray’s citation on FoxBusiness.com
Iain Murray’s citation in The Washington Times
>>Best of the Blogs
Federal Government and State Attorneys General Push Arbitrary Mortgage Bailout
By Hans Bader
Interchange — Will 16 Republicans Again Back Durbin’s Price Controls?
By John Berlau
What The Economist Got Right, Got Wrong About NYC Bike Lanes
By Marc Scribner
Pro-Ethanol Legislation Introduced in the Senate
By Brian McGraw
>> CEI Podcast
March 17, 2011: Are Biotech Crops Coming to Kenya
CEI Senior Fellow Greg Conko discusses his recent trip to Kenya where he met with members of Parliament and other officials about the best way to regulate the introduction of genetically modified crops to the country.