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A Simple Solution to the Highway Trust Fund Deficit
So you won't be surprised that I've called for the abolition of the Department of Transportation.
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9 hrs ago
Federal highway spending continues to split conservatives
A proposal to fund federal highway programs for the next year is becoming increasingly divisive among conservatives, as GOP members are split on whether to accept a short-term bill funded with what many say are revenue "gimmicks," or a longer-term proposal funded by an increase in the gas tax.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Obama Contends with Congressional Back-Seat Drivers on Ukraine
A Malaysia Airlines jet is shot down over the Ukraine and Congress is, of course, full of back-seat foreign policy advice for President Obama.
a And Congress punts
Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill are united on one thing: The best strategy this election year is to punt on any big decisions.
Business & Heritage Clarksville
UBS gains footprint in Nashville
NASHVILLE: Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean along with UBS officials announced today the company will establish a shared services center in Nashville.
The Heritage Foundation
Which Way for the Highway Trust Fund?
The Highway Trust Fund was created in 1956 to finance the construction of the interstate highway system, which was largely completed by the early 1980s.
National Center for Policy Analysis
How to Fix Transportation Woes? Cut Federal Spending
Chris Edwards, director of tax policy studies at the Cato Institute, argues that lawmakers on Capitol Hill need to cut federal highway spending.
Cybercast News Service
Sen. Menendez Urges 'Far More Significant Response' to Russia
Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey, the Democratic Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, says he advocated stronger sanctions against Russia, even before a passenger jet was shot out of the sky over a Russian-backed area of Ukraine: "So, for me, I think that the West, including the United States, has to have a far more significant ... (more)
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Corker Says Downing Of Malaysian Airliner Should Galvanize U.S., Europe To Stop Putin
Appearing on Fox News Sunday, Senator Bob Corker said the missile strike on a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine should "galvanize" the U.S. and the international community to finally make Russian President Vladimir Putin pay for his role in supporting pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine.
National Review Online
Corker: West Has Been 'Timid and Cautious' in Dealing with Russia, Putin
The top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hopes that the downed of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 "will galvanize" the international community to take a tougher stance against Russia.
Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 20 July 2014
FOX NEWS SUNDAY : Secretary of State John Kerry; Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas; Robert Menendez, D-N.J.; and Bob Corker, R-Tenn.
The Washington Post
Let's face it: Secretary of State John Kerry has no credibility with allies or Congress.
The Jackson Sun
Our view: Lack of urgency on VA problems is obsceneOur view: Lack of...
We were angered last week when we read this statement from Acting Veterans Administration Secretary Sloan Gibson: "We have serious problems."
Sunday Talk: Incendiary rhetoric
Face The Nation : Secretary of State John Kerry ; Former NTSB Investigator Mark Rosenker ; Rep. Peter King ; Former U.S. Special Envoy to the Middle East Martin Indyk ; : Martha Raddatz , Richard Haass , Julia Ioffe and Carol Lee .
Sat Jul 19, 2014
I agree 100 percent with Roy Exum regarding the Tim Boyd District 8 County Commission race.
East Ridge Man Arrested After Woman Said She Saw Him Chasing Youths With Sword
An East Ridge man was taken into custody after police said he chased three juveniles around a street with a sword.
Large Portion of CT Roads and Bridges are in Poor Condition
Drivers in Connecticut spend more than $660 each year on vehicle costs and repairs, made all the more expensive by the fact that 41 percent of roads are in bad shape, according to a White House report released this month.
Lawmakers still questioning Afghanistan drawdown
This March 27, 2014, file photo shows Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez, D-N.J., right, and ranking member Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., during a news conference on the Capitol in Washington.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam begins to plan for second term
Gov. Bill Haslam begins to plan for second term The road appears to have smoothed for Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam.
Senator Corker, Colleagues Urge President Obama To Personally Engage On Congolese Adoption Delays
In a letter to President Barack Obama, U.S. Senator Bob Corker , ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined 167 members of Congress in asking the president for his "personal engagement to resolve over 900 international adoption cases of Congolese children who either have been or are in the process of being adopted by American ... (more)