Turns out — and this is a real shocker — consumers aren’t eager to pay a premium tax for beverages when they can go across the city line and get the same product for far less.
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Colleges across the country need to recognize that a groupthink echo chamber doesn’t make a campus diverse.
Mr. Ford called the suit “baseless” and “meritless” while throwing in a “misguided” for good measure. It’s the standard “nothing to see here, move along” pose common for those hoping to deflect attention from potentially troubling issues.
I’m wondering if the teenagers affected have even noticed this proposal. That would assume they are reading the news.
But raising the specter of the 25th Amendment is silly and absurd — not to mention politically ridiculous as long as Republicans run the House and Senate and the millions of Americans who put Mr. Trump in office continue to shower him with support.
To say that HOV lanes are lightly traveled is to state the obvious. Mr. Illia reports that a 2010 survey found carpools account for just 11.6 percent of all work trips in the Las Vegas area.
The issue goes much deeper than routine conflict-of-interest concerns. The nation’s founders embedded the separation of powers concept within the U.S. Constitution as a vital safeguard against the consolidation and abuse of authority.
If monorail management can’t secure private capital to start the project, then the commissioners should retreat to the sidelines.
The industry is finding that “the use of smartphones to talk, text and access the internet while on the road is a new and important factor behind the wrecks,” the paper notes.
Mr. Pruitt vows that his executive agency won’t subordinate the authority of the legislative branch to unelected bureaucrats with regulatory trigger fingers. The horror!
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