In the News: October 22-28, 2009

CAP AND TRADE:

Carbon Advantage of Biofuels May Be Overstated

By Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post; October 23, 2009

CONSTITUTIONAL/CIVIL LIBERTIES ISSUES:

Senate Judiciary Chairman Unable to Say Where Constitution Authorizes Congress to Order Americans to Buy Insurance

By Matt Cover, CNS News; October 22, 2009

Hoyer Says Constitution’s “General Welfare” Clause Empowers Congress to Order Americans to Buy Health Insurance

By Matt Cover, CNS News; October 21, 2009

When Asked Where the Constitution Authorizes Congress to Order Americans to Buy Health Insurance, Pelosi Says, “Are You Serious?”

By Matt Cover, CNS News; October 23, 2009

State Launches Boycott of “Unconstitutional” Federal Laws: Urges 49 Others to Join in Combatting Government’s “Abuse of Authority”

By Chelsea Schilling, World Net Daily; October 21, 2009

Nineteen States Move to Defend Individual Health Care Choice

By Susan Jones, CNS News; October 27, 2009

ECONOMICS:

Another Czar?  (Rep.) Elizabeth Warren Doesn’t Dismiss Idea of Compensation Czar for Private Enterprise

By (co-host) Harry Smith, CBS Early Show; October 22, 2009

Democrats Vote to Give ACORN Regulatory Authority over Financial Institutions

TradingMarkets.com; October 23, 2009

Greed Is Not Good, and It’s Not Capitalism

By Jay W. Richards, The American; October 15, 2009

Cash for Clunkers Results Finally In: Taxpayers Paid $24,000 Per Vehicle Sold

By Jeannine Fallon and Chintan Talati, Edmunds.com; October 28, 2009

Socialism Kills: The Human Cost of Delayed Economic Reform in India

By Swaminathan S. Anklesaria Alyar, Cato Institute; October 27, 2009

HEALTH CARE:

Yes, Mr. President: A Free Market Can Fix Health Care

By Michael F. Cannon, CATO Institute; October 21, 2009

Congress’ Health Care Bills Leave Millions Uninsured

By John Fritze, USA Today; October 25, 2009

Medicare’s Low Administrative Costs Cost You $60 Billion A Year

By Conn Carroll, Heritage Foundation; October 26, 2009

AARP:  Reform Advocate and Insurance Salesman: Seniors group makes millions from royalties on health plans

By Dan Eggen, The Washington Post; October 27, 2009

Nineteen States Move to Defend Individual Health Care Choice

By Susan Jones, CNS News; October 27, 2009

The Truth About the Public Option

By Conn Carroll, Heritage Foundation; October 28, 2009

OTHER:

NY-23 Race First Test of Tea Parties

By Alex Isenstadt, Politico; October 22, 2009

White House Attacks Worry Moderate Democrats

By Jonathan Allen, Politico; October 23, 2009

Sheriff Arpaio’s Office Is Only Law Enforcement Agency in U.S. Denied Authority to Enforce Immigration Laws, Says DHS

By Penny Starr, CNS News; October 23, 2009

Dismantling America

By Thomas Sowell, Real Clear Politics; October 27, 2009

The Mexicanization of American Law Enforcement

By Judith Miller, Manhattan Institute; October 27, 2009

E.D. Hirsch’s Curriculum for Democracy

By Sol Stern, Manhattan Institute; October 27, 2009

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