Thursday, May 12, 2011

Today in the Washington Examiner May 12, 2011

The EPA ignores jobs in its rush to regulate

How important are jobs to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency? Not very, according to recent testimony from EPA Assistant Administrator Mathy Stanislaus before the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Read More

Amnesty bandwagon rides again
By: Michelle Malkin

The public relations campaign for President Obama's latest revival of "immigration reform" makes one thing crystal clear: This is not, and never has been, about homeland security. This is not, and never has been, about economic security. It's about political security, plain and cynical. Read More

Ron Paul: Less lonely these days
By: John Stossel

The man who likely has done more than anyone to put the libertarian philosophy of freedom and small government on the political agenda probably will make another run for the presidency: U.S. Rep. Ron Paul. Paul is always upbeat, but lately he's had more reason to be, as he sees libertarian ideas bubbling up from the grass roots. "People outside of Washington are waking up," he told me, "and they're getting the attention of a few in Washington." Read More

Time to Smash Bin Laden's Legacy
By: Austin Bay

The Arab Spring popular revolts caught al-Qaida by surprise. The revolts are not al-Qaida's operational handiwork, and they certainly do not fit the ideologically driven historical narrative spun by al-Qaida elites, such as the late Osama bin Laden. Read More

An innovation agenda for Congress
By: Gary Shapiro

This week scores of leaders from the consumer electronics industry will be in Washington, D.C., to attend the annual CES on the Hill event, celebrate innovation and contact policymakers. CES on the Hill is an opportunity for our industry to let Washington lawmakers know what it needs to keep growing, producing and innovating. It is a tiny but important sampling of the International CES, which we produce each January in Las Vegas, where technology innovation takes center stage. Read More

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