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 [...]
I wrote a fun little top 10 list over at PIE last week. It is a list of stupid political moments in the past year almost as ridiculous as the indictment charges against Rick Perry. Go check it out. Photo by eschipul
This piece was originally written for the former conservative youth blogging and news site, Resist44 on June 21, 2012. Yesterday afternoon, word reached the U. S. news sources that Hosni Mubarak, former President of Egypt, had a stroke and was then pronounced clinically dead. Not more than an hour later, conflicting reports began coming in […]
Paul Krugman argues that housing costs, not taxes, are what is drawing people to Georgia and Texas and away from California and New York. He’s partly right, but he’s mostly wrong. What he fails to see is that the same impulse that attempts to control land uses in California, making housing expensive, also makes unduly […]
Utah Transit Authority executives are overcompensated, the agency has underfunded its high rail maintenance costs, its bus service has suffered due to financial constraints, concludes the Utah State Legislative Auditor. Moreover, as reported in the Salt Lake Tribune, the agency’s fare structure makes the poor subsidize the rich, which the agency has signed c
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, […]