Post Tagged with: "Ray LaHood"

July 12, 2012 09:01

Obama’s High Speed Money Pit

China’s attempt at a high-speed rail network is fraught with corrupt officials, impossible costs, and deadly safety failures. But [Obama’s] Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood wishes America would follow it as a model.

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 8, 2010 04:30

Christie says no go on $8 billion tunnel

Gov. Chris Christie pulled the plug on a decades-in-the-making train tunnel connecting New Jersey and Manhattan, saying Thursday that New Jersey can’t afford to pay for cost overruns on the already under-construction project. Oct. 8

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

February 4, 2010 06:09

Gangster government targets Toyota

Is the Obama administration joined at the hip with big labor? In yet another payoff for union campaign support which reached hundreds of millions of dollars and countless man hours contributed, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood muttering darkly that “we’re not finished yet with Toyota”.