Competitive Enterprise Institute

The Swamp Moves To Keep Its Power At The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The Constitution is clear that the President is head of the Executive Branch of government, and as such the appointment of Mick Mulvaney as Acting Director is a welcome, and constitutional, step toward restoring the accountability and transparency that was missing when the CFPB was created.

A Trump Strategy to Neuter HUD's Attacks on Local Rule

During his campaign, Donald Trump talked about “draining the swamp.” Much of the swamp is in the federal agencies, such as the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and their penchant for sub rosa regulation.

Democrats Make Climate Change a Signature of Their Convention: Voters Yawn

Our friends at the Competitive Enterprise Institute just released an analysis of the Republican and Democratic Party platforms on energy and climate issues. The analysis shows there is a stark difference between the two Parties, a difference that shows Democrats are strangely out of synch with public opinion on this issue.