What the Liberal Media (Still) Get Wrong about Climate Change

January 29th, 2019 4:50 PM
On January 24, Chuck Todd went on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and was asked about his announcement on a recent episode of Meet the Press, (which was devoted entirely to climate change), to bar guests who dispute climate alarmism. I think we at the Competitive Enterprise Institute may have spurred the question. Earlier that week, CEI launched a campaign challenging the decision with full-…

Is Using Pesticides an Act of Chemical Warfare?

November 15th, 2017 3:43 PM
A substance that “belongs to a class of chemicals developed as a nerve gas made by Nazi Germany is now found in food, air and drinking water,” thanks to President Donald Trump according to an article found online. This “neurotoxin” is in “same chemical family as sarin nerve gas,” which has been used as a chemical weapon in Syria, notes another writer.

Washington Post Profile on CEI Climate Work Misses Half the Story

September 16th, 2017 2:30 PM
Last week, The Washington Post published a story profiling the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), the head of CEI’s Center for Energy and Environment Myron Ebell, and the Cooler Heads Coalition. Cooler Heads is an ad-hoc coalition chaired by Ebell that counters unscientific claims from global warming alarmists and energy-rationing schemes that imperil America’s affordable energy…

Panicked Media Are Missing the Point on President’s Energy Policies

March 31st, 2017 6:08 PM
This past week, President Trump issued a sweeping executive order unraveling a host of energy regulations enacted by President Obama. Predictably the news media were beside themselves over the matter. As my colleagues at Newsbusters adroitly pointed out, ABC, CBS, and NBC were in full panic mode. 

Alarmist Al Gore Gets Media Help for #24HoursofReality Push

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December 9th, 2016 10:52 AM
Media outlets hyped former vice president Al Gore’s recent meeting with President-Elect Donald Trump. Since becoming a full time climate alarmist Gore has earned wealth and the accolades of the liberal news and entertainment media. His slideshow turned him into the “darling of Hollywood” according to the news media.
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MRC Documentary Tells the Story of Lives Devastated by the War on Coal

November 17th, 2016 2:11 PM
RESTON, VA – The Media Research Center (MRC) announces the launch of its new documentary titled, Collateral Damage: Forgotten Casualties of the Left’s War on Coal. Several organizations, including, ATR, Competitive Enterprise Institute, Cornwall Alliance, E&E Legal, and The Heartland Institute, have joined the MRC’s effort to tell the story the liberal media won’t tell…

Liberals, Media Might Face Some Serious Opposition on Financial Fees

September 24th, 2016 2:07 PM
New York State’s Department of Labor recently made headlines with its rules mandating that employers paying their workforces with prepaid debit cards ensure that employees have “unlimited, free withdrawals” from at least one nearby ATM. This must be the case even if the employees have no bank accounts.  

Open Thread: Obama Presidency a Boon for Red Tape Production

April 18th, 2014 8:26 AM
If government regulation was literally made of red tape, adhesive manufacturers would be making a killing in the Obama economy. Yesterday the Wall Street Journal editorial board noted how the president is a "Regulator Without Peer," citing analysis by Wayne Crews of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, who has a forthcoming annual review of federal regs, "Ten Thousand…

New TV Ad Addresses Dangers of Al Gore's Global Warming Policies

March 12th, 2008 8:37 PM
The heck with 3:00 AM ads cautioning Americans about who's more qualified to be in the White House answering fictitious emergency phone calls.What this country really needs is a national television campaign warning folks about the dangers inherent in global warming policies advocated by Nobel Laureate Al Gore.Just in the nick of time, the conservative Competitive Enterprise Institute announced…