As gasoline prices hit and in some area pass $4.00 a gallon, what happened to the outrage from Congress we saw in the past?
“Someone is making a killing,” said John Kerry, Democrat Senator from Massachusetts.
“The American public is angry. They have a sense they are being held hostage to you, the oil companies. One is left with the inescapabl [...]
1) An American woman who was working in humanitarian relief was kidnapped by the Islamic State in Syria, say reports from last night. She was captured last year and some reports say the Islamic State would negotiate (ransom/prisoner release) for her freedom. For her, and her family’s safety, the aid worker’s name has not […]
Guest: Mary Chastain @mchastain81 of Brietbart News and MisFit Politics. 1. Russia / Ukraine http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6763c8nf-E Discussion: Mary’s perspective on the current situation overall, long term decisions for Ukraine, humanitarian aid as a weapon 2. ISIS: The US Response https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H46ZEJ2Jqhs Discussion: How Foley chang
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Shortly before a private spaceflight company’s test rocket exploded over southern Texas last weekend, state lawmakers announced millions in subsidies to get the company to continue launching rockets in the Lone Star State. Space Exploration Technologies, commonly known as SpaceX, will receive more than $15 million in public financing to build a launch pad in
Planners predicted that Norfolk’s Tide light-rail line, which opened in 2011 60 percent over budget and 16 months behind schedule, would stimulate economic development along its route. But little development is taking place, so the Virginian Pilot has come up with a grand idea: reduce fares by two thirds. That, the paper’s editorial writers guesstimate, […]
The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) has been illegally using FEMA money to illegally advertise in favor of a ballot measure to build light rail in St. Petersburg, Florida. Last week, the Federal Emergency Management Agency sent a letter demanding that PSTA return a $354,000 grant it received that was supposed to be used to […]
Some people in Durham, NC, want to build a $1.4-billion, 17-mile light-rail line, and the region has been spending millions of dollars planning it. A quick review of the project’s alternatives analysis reveals that planners and consultants have done everything they can to bias the analysis towards rail. A Durham transit bus in front of […]