This country’s subsidies for blending ethanol with gasoline is one of our government’s most wasteful and corrupting uses of taxpayer money. The subsidies distort the market, they don’t create jobs, they fail to improve the environment, and most of the funds flow to a few wealthy individuals and well-connected companies. I’m glad to see there [...]
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday November 30, 2010 10:59 am|
|By: Jane Hamsher Wednesday September 8, 2010 12:29 pm|
Last week, Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca held a press conference to announce that his department had a suspect in custody who confessed to three West Hollywood murders. Baca used the platform to advance the political message of the No on 19 campaign, claiming that the murders were the result of increased violence caused by [...]
|By: Michael Whitney Friday July 30, 2010 8:23 am|
Last night the United States Senate voted to double the penalties for the nation’s newest existential threat: brownies made with marijuana!
The Senate unanimously passed Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)’s “Saving Kids from Dangerous Drugs Act of 2009″ (S. 258) that targets pot brownies and other marijuana edibles preferred by some medical marijuana patients.
|By: Jon Walker Friday April 23, 2010 4:35 pm|
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) has a new article on Huffington Post ripping the private insurance companies and again calling for her new Health Insurance Rate Authority. While I appreciate the sentiment, the Senator’s promises ring hollow to anyone that has followed the health care debate. I can’t disagree with what Feinstein is saying at the [...]