We did a post 18 months ago about the EPA’s requirement that refiners blend a specific amount of celluosic ethanol into gasoline. If they didn’t blend the required amount, the refiners could obtain a “waiver” by paying the federal government $1.13 for every gallon of celluosic ethanol they didn’t consume.
The Sound Off Sister was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and special trial attorney for the Department of Justice, Criminal Division; a partner in the Florida law firm of Shutts & Bowen, and an adjunct professor at the University of Miami, School of Law. The Sound Off Sister offers frequent commentary concerning legislation making its way through Congress, including the health reform legislation passed in early 2010.
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On Friday, the United States Circuit Court for the D.C. Circuit issued its ruling in Canning v. NLRB. The decision can only be considered a blow to the President’s agenda.
Luckily, Obamacare has now been passed so we can see what is in it. But, the picture just keeps getting worse.
Hopefully you are not on such a 2nd Amendment “overload” that you won’t read this. While we often speak of the Heller decision and the McDonald decision, lost in the shuffle is the Nordyke decision.
The “fiscal cliff”, a phrase that I believe was coined by Fed Chairman, Ben Bernanke, is rapidly approaching. Most American’s probably have no idea what it is, but, they view it with fear and trepidation because the main stream media tells them to do so.
In the wake of the horrific slaughter of innocent people in Newtown, Connecticut, President Obama has appointed Vice President Biden to study what can be done to prevent this type of tragedy from happening again.
We don’t know the author of this beautiful poem. Hopefully, someone can tell us. But it needs to be read by as many as possible. So please read it, and pass it on.
Our hearts and our prayers go out to the residents of Newtown, Connecticut.
This would be funny were it not so pathetic.
Last Sunday evening during halftime, NBC football analyst, Bob Costas, commented on the tragedy in Kansas City where a Chiefs’ football player killed his girlfriend and then killed himself with a firearm. He used this tragedy to advocate gun control. He left me with the impression that if we just banned guns in this country (or, […]