California Democrats Want to Tax Fuel Efficient Cars by the Mile Instead of the Gallon

At the beginning of the 1900s, automobiles were introduced to the American public. It didn’t take long before they became popular and started replacing horses and carriages. It also didn’t take long before states saw a new way to earn money by taxing the gasoline the cars used. In February, 1919, Oregon passed the first […]

Pentagon Can Spend On Gay Benefits But Can’t Afford To Refuel Air Craft Carrier

Outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has been talking about a 22% reduction in the Pentagon budget.  Yet, as I reported yesterday, Panetta is also poised to extend a number of costly benefits to the unmarried partners of gay military personnel.  At a time when the rest of the military has to cut their budgets, Panetta […]

America Exporting More Fuel than Importing but Gas Prices Still High

For the past twenty plus years, Americans have been told that gas prices at the pump continue to rise because we have to import most of our oil from other countries.  Being the trusting and gullible people we are, we believed them until more recently. Over the past ten years, prices at the pumps have […]