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California Considers Voluntary Per-Mile Tax Program on Motorists
By Ashton Ellis
Thursday, May 08 2014
California has long prided itself on being a leader in promoting greater fuel efficiency in automobiles. The Golden State incentivized sales of hybrid and electric cars by allowing single-occupant use of its carpool lanes to drivers of low- and zero-emission vehicles. The “California Global Warming Solutions Act” (i.e. AB 32) seeks to fight worldwide climate change by imposing strict regulations and fees on state-based consumers of fossil fuels. But after decades of demanding unending increases in fuel efficiency, “green” states like California are realizing that motorists…
 
Study: Obama Recovery Built on Low-Wage Jobs
Rather than address a labor market increasingly characterized by low-wage jobs, President Barack Obama…
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Barack Obama and the Tyranny of False Choices
Barack Obama loves the rhetorical trope of the “false choice.” From his earliest days as…
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Don’t Conflate “Affirmative Action” with Alumni, Geographic or Athletic Preferences
“Does the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment forbid what its text plainly requires?…
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Second Amendment: Justice Stevens’s Proposed Revision is an Admission of Defeat
If hyper-liberal retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens gets his way, here’s how the Second…
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A Chance to Strike at the Heart of Crony Capitalism
There’s a famous quote — one of those too good for anyone to have definitively sourced —…
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Sebelius’ Legacy is a More Politicized HHS
In the nearly two weeks since Kathleen Sebelius resigned as Secretary of Health of Human Services, many…
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From the NAACP to Mozilla: Anonymity and First Amendment Freedom
“Petitioner has made an uncontroverted showing that on past occasions revelation of the identity…
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The “Equal Pay for Equal Work” Myth
I probably don’t have to tell you, dear reader, that Tuesday was “Equal Pay Day.” I…
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Obama’s Medicare Politics Show Ryan Is Right on Policy
In a surprise move, the Obama administration has reversed course on an ObamaCare-mandated cut to Medicare…
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Activist Demands Imprisonment for “Climate-Change Liars”
When one side in a policy debate begins advocating imprisonment for opponents, it tends to suggest that…
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Question of the Week   
On which one of the following dates during the War of 1812 did British troops march into our nation’s capital and set fire to the city?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"These are the worst people on earth. They openly, proudly crucify enemies, enslave women and murder men en masse. These are not the usual bad guys out for land, plunder or power. These are primitive cultists who celebrate slaughter, glory in bloodlust and slit the throats of innocents as a kind of sacrament.  We have now seen what air cover for Kurdish/Iraqi boots on the ground can achieve. But…[more]
 
 
—Charles Krauthammer, Syndicated Columnist
— Charles Krauthammer, Syndicated Columnist
 
Liberty Poll   

Will the indictment of Texas Governor Rick Perry hurt or help him politically?