News of Interest-State of the Union Edition

Natl Center For Public Policy Research | February 26, 2013 

Black     Conservatives React to Obama’s SOTU Address

What does Barack Obama focus on in his     State of the Union Address? Increased spending (call it investment). More     taxes (call it revenue). Throw in a healthy dose of class warfare to ease     it down the throats of the opposition and the American people. And a hilarious     promise we’ve heard before that all this won’t raise the debt by “a     single dime.” Black conservatives with the National Center’s Project     21 black leadership network found President Obama’s speech appalling in its     sheer scope of big-government overreach and in its profound disrespect for     America’s founding principles. Read commentary from Lisa     Fritsch, Darryn “Dutch” Martin, Cherylyn Harley LeBon,     Coby Dillard, Stacy Washington and Derryck Green. Full story here.

Where’s the Lefty     Outrage as More Jobs Cut Due to ObamaCare?

Leftists howled over Papa Johns and     Denny’s cutting back employees’ hours due to ObamaCare. Now the     Commonwealth of Virginia, various colleges and universities, and more     big-name private employers are cutting back, too. The National Center’s     newest senior fellow, David Hogberg, Ph.D., asks “Where’s the lefty     outrage?” Perhaps even the liberals are starting to understand the     unpleasant effect ObamaCare will have on the U.S. labor market. Full story here.

 

Horace Cooper     Discusses “Creepy Black Box” Mandate on New Cars

Interviewed on the Fox News Channel,     National Center Adjunct Fellow and Project 21 Co-Chairman discussed the     “staggering” amount of information newer automobiles gather about     driver habits and travels. He also warned how proposed federal regulations     to allow government access to that data does not adequately protect     Americans from having personal information about their time behind the     wheel abusively mined by the government or even by private entities that     may include advertisers and even stalkers. As Horace notes, “If you     create data, people are going to come for it.” Full story,     including video, here.

When It Comes to     Gun Violence, Why Won’t the White House Criticize Hollywood?

President Obama is demanding gun control     legislation from Congress immediately, but one thing Obama still hasn’t     adequately addressed is the culture and how games and Hollywood could do     their part by marketing less violent fare.  Why?  National Center     Executive Director David Almasi says it likely boils down to politics and     money.  He says, the White House won’t criticize Hollywood because so     many people in the film industry have given him money. Full story here.

 

Are Electronic     Cigarettes Bad for You?  Our Jeff Stier Debates in The Daily Beast

Are electronic cigarettes bad for you? The     Daily Beast’s Eli Lake says he’s addicted to them, but compares their     safety to “inhaling Chinese-made antifreeze.” The National     Center’s Jeff Stier and Gregory Conley of the Smoke-Free Alternatives Association     counter that Lake’s comparison is “silly,” adding: “By     giving readers the false impression that the toxicity of the carrier     ingredient used in some e-cigarettes is somehow comparable antifreeze, Lake     has potentially warned off hundreds or thousands of smokers from a method     that has been estimated by the real experts to be about 100 time less     harmful than smoking.”  Full story here.

Despite     Administration “Compromise” Claims, the HHS Abortion/Birth     Control Mandate is Still Unconstitutional

Interviewed on Glenn Beck’s The Blaze TV,     Project 21′s Derryck Green says the recent minor compromise for religious     institutions that the White House offered on its ObamaCare contraception     mandate must “go a lot further.”  Derryck told host Amy Holmes of the     Blaze TV program “Real News” on February 5 that the HHS mandate is still     unacceptable because it discriminates against people of faith. Full     story, including video, here.  A paper by the     National Center’s Horace Cooper on why the HHS mandate is unconstitutional     is here.

 

National Center     Honors Property Rights Leader

The National Center for Public Policy     Research hosted a luncheon in Washington, DC January 16th for Jim Burling,     Director of Litigation at Pacific Legal Foundation. Mr. Burling was a key     part of the legal team which argued an important wetlands property rights     case, Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District, before     the U.S. Supreme Court on January 15. For years, the late Coy Koontz, Sr.     sought to develop 3.7 acres of vacant, commercially-zoned land. Local     authorities refused to issue necessary permits unless Mr. Koontz agreed to     supply money, labor and resources to improve 50 acres of government-owned     property. The Supreme Court is now considering whether such demands are     reasonable or a violation of Mr. Koontz’ property rights. Full story here.

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