Monthly Archives: March 2011

Dan Walters: Jerry Brown’s state budget plan blows up

That explosion you heard in downtown Sacramento on Tuesday was the big blowup of Gov. Jerry Brown’s plans to ask voters in June to extend billions of dollars in taxes to balance the deficit-riddled state . Read more… Advertisements

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Sen. Rand Paul Takes Senate Floor and Speaks on Libya

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House Votes to Support SOAR Act School Choice Measure

WASHINGTON – Today, on a bi-partisan vote of 225-195, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 471, the Scholarship for Opportunity and Results Act. Today’s passage of the SOAR Act was another key step in the restoration of the popular, cost-effective, … Continue reading

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How Many Agencies Does It Take to Regulate Fuel Economy?

Only one — the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) — if we follow the law (1975 Energy Policy and Conservation Act, 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act); three — NHTSA + EPA + the California Air Resources Board — … Continue reading

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Disorder in the Court: Will Trial Lawyers and Activist Judges ‘Legislate’ Climate Policy?

Tomorrow, the Senate is scheduled to vote on the Inhofe-Upton Energy Tax Prevention Act (S. 482) to overturn EPA’s Endangerment Rule and most of the agency’s other greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations. The bill is based on the constitutional premise that Congress, not … Continue reading

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The Plain Truth on Libya

Judge Andrew Napolitano explains why going to war is a serious matter, and we must only do it when it’s in our vital national interest. Watch video…

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Is this thing on?

As the New York Times reported, Sen. Chuck Schumer had an unscripted moment on today’s Senate Democratic conference call on the budget negotiations. Read more…

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