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Image of the Day: Electric Vehicle Irrationality

As Congress considers the so-called "Clean Future Act," which would unfairly allow utilities to pass the cost of electric vehicle charging stations that overwhelmingly benefit the rich to all utility customers, it's worth highlighting how even the New York Times acknowledges how impossible "Green New Deal" dreams for EVs really are:

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May 05, 2021 • 08:49 PM

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Short-Term Lending Regulation Punishes Lower-Income Americans and Drives Them Underground
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, January 28 2021
Want to punish lower-income Americans amid this protracted period of economic stress and social uncertainty, while sanctimoniously claiming to act on their behalf?   If so, there’s a simple way to do it:  Use government overregulation to deprive them of access to legal, above-board, reputable short-term credit that helps millions of Americans navigate sudden financial emergencies.   At the federal, state and local levels, busybody regulators who pretend to know what’s best for struggling Americans target short-term lenders, in some areas effectively driving…
 
US Should Vaccinate Its Own Before Sharing Vaccines
On Thursday, Anthony Fauci informed the World Health Organization that the Biden administration will…
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Can Trump Be Tried?
House Democratic impeachment managers have delivered to the Senate a single, hastily passed article of…
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CFIF Urges Opposition to Food Delivery Price Controls in Kansas City
January 25, 2021   Councilwoman Katheryn Shields Chair Finance, Governance & Public…
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Donor Privacy Goes Before the Supreme Court, Just in Time
Remember Lois Lerner and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeting of conservative organizations during…
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Thoughts on the 1776 Commission and Its Report
The newly formed President's Advisory 1776 Commission just released its report. The group was chaired…
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Biden's Timid Plan to Fight COVID-19
As COVID-19 mutates, it's becoming more contagious than the virus that invaded the U.S. about a year…
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So-Called “Net Neutrality” Threatens a Zombie-Like Return
If you wondered how things might get worse than 2020, Bloomberg has your answer.  It reported this…
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A Crazy Impeachment
Democrats started trying to remove President Donald Trump from office before he entered office. Now they…
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CFIF Urges Massachusetts Governor to Veto Price Controls on Vital Food Delivery Businesses
January 8, 2021   The Honorable Charles D. Baker, Jr., Governor Commonwealth of Massachusetts…
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Cheer Up: Liberal Majorities Rarely Last Long
I’m old enough to remember 2008, when Barack Obama’s election and Democratic Congressional…
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What was the last year in which gold was used as the basis for valuing the U.S. dollar?
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"Every now and then, the world pauses briefly to say, 'Hey, dummy -- pay attention.'Seventeen states and -- oh, glorious irony! -- the District of Columbia have declared states of emergency after the closure of the Colonial pipeline, which brings fuel from Gulf Coast refineries to eastern cities. Gasoline prices already are rising and are expected to rise sharply in the immediate future. ... The population…[more]
 
 
—Kevin D. Williamson, National Review Institute Fellow and National Review Roving Correspondent
— Kevin D. Williamson, National Review Institute Fellow and National Review Roving Correspondent
 
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