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To Help Airports, Cut Federal Spending, Bureaucracy, and Rules

Brian McNicoll, It’s a risky proposition this notion of President-elect Trump spending valuable early-term momentum on a big infrastructure program. They’re costly, prone to waste, temporary in terms of job creation and take awhile to deliver benefits. But in one of the needier sectors of infrastructure, the answer might be for the government to spend

Steve Bannon and Keith Ellison: Do the Democrats Really Care About Anti-Semitism?

Robert Spencer, When is anti-Semitism not anti-Semitism? When it comes from the Left, of course.  President-elect Trump has enraged the establishment media by choosing Steven K. Bannon as his chief strategist, because Bannon, they claim on the flimsiest of evidence, is a white supremacist and an anti-Semite. Meanwhile, that same media is hailing Rep. Keith

Fixing America’s Infrastructure

The foundation of the American economy, its infrastructure, is in crisis. Our nation’s transit system and bridges are frequently cited as needing massive upgrades but the problem also includes the need for safer drinking water. This perfect storm is threatening our nation’s productivity and future prosperity. In 2010, together with my colleagues at the President’s

Trump Says He’ll Spend More Than $500 Billion on Infrastructure

The proposal would amount to a massive new government program. Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed a plan to rebuild U.S. infrastructure that costs “at least double” the amount that Hillary Clinton has floated, in what would amount to a massive new government program. Asked on Fox Business Network how much he’d spend, the Republican presidential nominee

The National Disgrace Only Trump Talks About #AmericaFirst

Brendan Kirby,  This city’s transit system periodically lights on fire, whole sections are shut down for months at a time, and in just the last 45 days, women have been beaten, raped, and stabbed riding the subway in broad daylight. In addition, this city’s commuters roll over 164 crumbling, deficient bridges each day and the

Member Of Congress: It’s Easy ˜To Manipulate A Nation Of Naive, Self-Absorbed Sheep’

Michael Snyder | End Of The American Dream America is falling apart. And the repair bill is getting bigger. You may not believe the incredible things that one member of Congress is saying about the corruption of our political system and the gullibility of the American people. In a brand new book entitled “The Confessions

Windshield Wash Breeds Germs Causing Deadly Legionnaires

 Windshield washer fluid, sprayed by drivers to help see out of their car windows, may be a breeding ground for bacteria that causes the deadly pneumonia known as Legionnaires’ disease. Previous studies have tied riding in automobiles to the illness, though researchers didn’t know how or why it happened. An investigation into fluid dispersed by

Cancer Doctors Join Insurers in Revolt Against Drug Costs

The backlash over surging drug prices is starting to take hold. With the average cost of branded cancer drugs doubling over the past decade to about $10,000 per month in the U.S., doctors, insurers and politicians are all moving in different ways to pressure drugmakers on pricing. Cancer doctors are in the process of creating

One in ten U.S. bridges in urgent need of repair: report

More than 63,000 bridges across the United States are in urgent need of repair, with most of the aging, structurally compromised structures part of the interstate highway system, an analysis of recent federal data has found. The report, released on Thursday by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association, warned that the dangerous bridges are