CEI Weekly: Post-Spill Moratorium Worse than the Spill

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CEI Weekly
August 27, 2010

>>Post-Spill, it’s Still ‘Drill, Baby, Drill!’
Gulf Coast residents are fed up with the politicization of the Deepwater Horizon spill. As Associate Fellow Ben Lieberman writes in The New York Post, it’s quickly becoming apparent to those most affected by the spill that “the biggest threat to the Gulf region economy isn’t the spill itself but Washington’s reaction to it.” Read Lieberman’s op-ed here.

>>[Video] Greg Conko Discusses Salmonella on Fox News

>>Shaping the Debate
Seeking Food Safety, Getting Human Harm
Angela Logomasini’s op-ed in The Washington Times

What They’re Up Against
Chris Horner’s op-ed in The American Spectator

Uncle Sam Wants to Cuddle
Iain Murray and Anne Sutherland’s op-ed in The Washington Times

>>Best of the Blogs
Privacy Isn’t Dead, It’s Evolving
by Ryan Radia

Biofuels and Tax Expenditures
by Brian McGraw

National Security Risks of Biofuel Mandates
by Marlo Lewis

>>CEI Podcast
August 23, 2010: The Salmonella Egg Scare
CEI Senior Fellow Greg Conko talks about the salmonella scare that has led to the recall of 550 million eggs 22 states. He believes that the hype is overblown, and that regulators should take an incentives-based approach to food safety issues. The current command-and-control model needs reform.

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