Dozens, and potentially hundreds, of gas stations around California are choosing to shut down rather than comply with a state mandate that would require owners to purchase new equipment to reduce vapor emissions at the pump. The requirement, known as Phase II in the state’s Enhanced Vapor Recovery Program, is set to go into effect in April.
Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), ranking member of the Senate’s Environment & Public Works Committee, had sharp criticism for former Vice President Al Gore’s testimony Wednesday before the Foreign Relations Committee.
Come Feb. 1, tax refunds, welfare checks replaced with IOUs. The state of California has run out of money.
Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., criticizes mainstream media for not reporting loads of pork in proposed legislation.
Iceland’s government is on the point of collapse as angry protesters stake out the parliament in Reykjavik.
Now that the election is over, what was evident to many Americans is now becoming crystal clear – there never were major differences between Barack Obama and John McCain, and they would be working closely together no matter who was elected.
For years, many of us puzzled about how something so stupid and destructive as the New Deal could have happened. The stock market crashed because it was overinflated. That’s nothing new. History is filled with credit bubbles that pop. Resources are reallocated to reflect economic reality and we move on.
At least 200 passengers have been convicted of felonies under the Patriot Act, often for behavior involving raised voices and profanity. Some experts say airlines are misusing the law. “I had no idea I was breaking the law,” said Freeman, 40 and a mother of two, who spent three months in jail before pleading guilty.
President Barack Obama said in his inaugural speech that now we must “begin again the work of remaking America.” Into what? Something closer to America’s founding values and principles…or into a Marxist nightmare?
A new law that requires that all children’s clothing be tested for lead and phthalates prior to being sold will go into effect February 10th. That means that the sale of used kids clothes on Ebay, Craigslist, thrift stores and even yard sales will be SHUT DOWN.