Is federal funding for highways being “chipped away?”

So says the first line of The Hartford Courant’s story this morning. Connecticut is talking about adding high-tech tolls to stretches of I-95 and I-84 in the state, but is the reasoning valid?

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Hinderaker: Obama is a liar of epic proportions

So true it seems. Our friend John Hinderaker over at Power Line reflects on the just-released Obama administration 2015 budget proposal and President Obama’s own comments concerning the budget at an elementary school in Washington, D.C. earlier today.

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This is my congressman…

Daniel Webster (R. Fl.).  Whether you live in his district or not, please read on.  Read more

Administration advises companies to ignore labor law

It would appear that things are getting desperate for the administration.  Earlier this month, the Department of Labor suggested that companies really don’t have to comply with certain, apparently inconvient, labor laws. Read more

State of Connecticut Not Better after Tax Hikes

I am amazed that the lights are still on here in the great state of Connecticut.  What even amazes me more is that this state after the largest tax increase in history by the Malloy Administration has still resulted in a deficit. Read more

Obama administration completely unconcerned about debt and deficit after 2012

Ten years. That’s all they give a crap about. The goal here is to get re-elected and kick the can down the road.

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Harrisburg, Pa. mayor: 28 years of failed city policies

The municipality of Harrisburg, Pa. has $610 million in liabilities – ten times its yearly budget. The kid’s grades are pretty bad, and those who can live outside the city do, but the school buildings are beautiful, and they own a hotel and a minor league baseball team.

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Senate barber shop “institution” runs $300,000 deficit in 2011

It’s open to the public, charges $20 for a trim, netted $450,000 – with a profit – in 2009, and yet somehow this institution needed a Senate-funded bailout of $300,000 last year? Goodness grief, shut the damn institution down.

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White House blames GOP even when they can’t be blamed

Mike Flynn over at Big Government points out the political games the White House is playing when it comes to Sen. Harry Reid’s refusal to produce a federal budget in the Senate.

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Read Williams: Economic Chaos Ahead

Take a few minutes today to read Prof. Walter Williams’ current Creators Syndicate column, Economic Chaos Ahead.

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