Post Tagged with: "DOT"

June 22, 2012 08:15

Transportation funds go to rich white bikers in D.C.

Why are affluent, educated, and employed whites riding taxpayer-subsidized bikes? “It is a way to coerce people out of their cars,” – Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood

August 3, 2011 06:39

Obama’s DOT attacks family farms

DOT proposed a rule change for farm equipment, and if it this allowed to take effect, it will place significant regulatory pressure on small farms and family farms all across America – costing them thousands of dollars and possibly forcing many of them out of business.

January 24, 2011 08:25

Obama’s Plan to Admit Mexican Trucks

Mexican trucks are known to be overweight and lacking in safety regulations we consider essential, such as anti-lock brakes. Mexico doesn’t have national databases that track drivers’ records, background checks, drug usage, and arrests, and it’s known to be easy to get a commercial driver’s license with a bribe.

October 2, 2010 09:39

Agenda 21 for dummies – the tyranny of ‘sustainability’

American senator Chris Dodd has proposed the “Livable Communities Act”. The DOT secretary LaHood has formed an Interagency Partnership for Sustainable Communities with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

October 2, 2010 09:14

The Five Year Plan Makes Its American Debut

The Obama perestroika wants to ‘coerce’ you out of your cars. The central planners have you and your lifestyle targeted for change.

August 11, 2010 04:18

The Livable Communities Act – the left’s plan to control your life

Masked with feel-good rhetoric and lofty concepts like “smart growth” and “sustainable development,” the Livable Communities Act is top-down central planning aimed at changing where we live and work and how we travel. It will be overseen by bureaucrats in the Environmental Protection Agency, Housing and Urban Development, and the Department of Transportation and implemented through local governments.

August 3, 2010 07:02

Gov’t Motors’ Electric Edsel

This is a car mandated by environmental elitists and government command-economy bureaucrats at the expense of taxpayers who won’t buy the car but will be taken for a ride anyway. It will not pull us out of the economic ditch we’re in. – IBD

August 3, 2010 05:32

Was White House pushing Toyota witch hunt to pump up GM, Chrysler?

In this ‘transparent’ administration the DOT is hiding information on Toyota safety records. Is this to help the government bailout auto companies increase sales to make the White House payoff of union autoworkers look good?

April 19, 2010 07:26

Obama’s Transportaion Dept. wants you out of your car -“It is a way to coerce people out of their cars,”

Billions of dollars are being wasted pushing bike paths to nowhere. “People across America who value bicycling should have a voice when it comes to transportation planning. This is the end of favoring motorized transportation at the expense of non-motorized.” -Secretary LaHood