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CEI Weekly: The Nation's Worst Attorneys General

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 July 23, 2010 >>The Nation's Worst Attorneys General Some of the nation’s state attorneys general have been very bad indeed, reports Senior Attorney Hans Bader. In the new study, "The Nation’s Worst Attorneys General," Bader documents cases of AGs engaging in unethical behavior, usurping legislative powers, fabricating the law, and following predatory practices in regards to private (and out-of-state) businesses. He goes on to rank the worst of the worst, a list headed up by California’s Jerry Brown and Connecticut’s Richard Blumenthal. Read the study here. >>Shaping the Debate [Video] Vincent Vernuccio on Non-Union Pickets Vincent Vernuccio's media appearance on Fox Business U.S. Tech Firms' China Presence Furthers Internet Freedom Ryan Radia and Greg Conko's op-ed in The Seattle Times Obama's New Financial Regulation Bill Strangles America's Economy with Red Tape John Berlau's op-ed on Fox Forum More Muscle for Big Merchants John Berlau's op-ed on The New York Times' Room for Debate Climategate Inquiry Glosses Over the Facts Iain Murray's op-ed in The Washington Examiner Economists vs. Economics Ryan Young's op-ed in The American Spectator 'Climategate' Fallout may Impact Legislation Myron Ebell's citation in The San Francisco Chronicle Lift Government Barriers to Encourage Competition and Innovation Wayne Crews' news release >>Best of the Blogs President Obama Signs Dodd-Frank Financial "Reform" Bill: 2315 Pages of Special-Interest Payoffs By Hans Bader Blowout Prevention Act - Will Rs Get Buyer’s Remorse? By Marlo Lewis >>LibertyWeek Podcast Episode 102: Collective Insanity Richard Morrison and Marc Scribner welcome guest co-host Alex Nowrasteh to episode 102. We take on the health care tax, obscenity and the First Amendment, the prognosis for the Gulf of Mexico, and the collective insanity coming out of Venezuela. >>Support CEI Like what you read? The Competitive Enterprise Institute’s 26-year record of success is made possible by our over 3,000 supporters. Please be sure to stop by to make a donation today.  Curious about all the possible ways to donate to CEI? Contact Al Canata at or 202-331-2280 to find out more.