In the News: October 29-November 4, 2009

UPDATED September 27, 2011: Note that some sites remove or move items after some time has lapsed. Where possible, we have linked to the article originally cited, if it exists elsewhere online.

CAP AND TRADE:

Senate Panel Approves Democratic Climate Bill

By Richard Cowan, Reuters; November 5, 2009

Gore’s Dual Role: Advocate and Investor

By John M. Broder, The New York Times; November 2, 2009

Climate Change on the Back Burner?

By Lisa Lerer, Politico; November 4, 2009

CONSTITUTIONAL/CIVIL LIBERTIES ISSUES:

Obama Signs Bill Violating “Equal Justice Under the Law,” Critics Say

By Fred Lucas, CNS News; October 29, 2009

White House Says No “Veracity” to Argument That Forcing Individuals to Buy Health Insurance is Unconstitutional

By Fred Lucas, CNS News; October 29, 2009

The Missing Patent and the Health Care Debate

By Paul Ballonoff, Tenth Amendment Center; November 1, 2009

Hatch: Obamacare Mandate “Not Constitutionally Sound”

CNS News TV; November 2, 2009

The Pay Czar Is Unconstitutional

By Michael W. McConnell, The Wall Street Journal; October 29, 2009

ECONOMICS:

First-Time Fraudsters: A Tax Credit So Silly Even a Four-Year-Old Can Exploit it

The Wall Street Journal; October 29, 2009

Where Did the TARP Money Go? Freedom of Information Suit to Disclose Recipients Advances

By Miranda Fleschert, Washington Legal Foundation; October 29, 2009

HEALTH CARE:

Pelosi’s Health Care Bill Creates 111 New Federal Obamacare Bureaucracies

By Dan Spencer, Red State; November 2, 2009

Pelosi’s Health Care Bill Would Regulate Snack Machines at Estimated Cost of $56 Million the First Year

By Christoper Neefus, CNS News; November 4, 2009

OTHER:

7 on Defense Panel Scrutinized: Separate Probes Focus on Ties to Lobbying Firm Founded by Hill Aide

By Carol D. Leonnig, The Washington Post; October 30, 2009

Valerie Jarrett: Lapping for Action

By Carter Clews, GetLiberty.org; October 30, 2009

Republicans Say Obama Administration Is Limiting Arrests of Illegal Aliens

By Penny Starr, CNS News; October 30, 2009

Note: The CNS article will not pull up, so we have substituted a link

New Study Reveals Connection Between Enforcing Immigration Laws and National Security

By Penny Starr, CNS News; October 30, 2009

Uncivil War: Conservatives to Challenge a Dozen GOP Candidates

By Martin Mahtesian and Alex Isenstadt, Politico; November 3, 2009

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