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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Traffic Enforcement Cameras, The Chicago Way

From The Newspaper: In Chicago, Illinois the city council on Wednesday voted 34-14 to implement Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposal to create the nation’s largest speed camera program. Owners of vehicles accused by a machine of driving a few miles per hour over the speed limit will be billed up to $100. Redflex Traffic Systems, the […]



El Paso


Or just the predictable results of mis-guided government policies?   From today’s Asbury Park Press, with my observations in green: Bankruptcy won’t clear student debt   The misfortunes that brought schoolteachers Devin and Sarah Stang and their four young children to bankruptcy — and the loss of their house and a car in the process […]

When Will They Ever Learn?

Don’t risk taxpayer money on development! From today’s Wall Street Journal: Urban Center Is Budget Hole Kansas City, Mo., Must Set Aside Millions as Complex Falls Short of Projections  KANSAS CITY, Mo.—The tab is mounting for this Midwestern city on a bet it made during the real-estate boom on an $850 million entertainment district meant to […]

A Declaration Of Independence For Our Children

When in the course of national affairs, it becomes necessary for one generation to dissolve the political and financial bondage which have connected it with others, and to assume among the powers of our republic, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitles it.  A decent respect […]

Star Reports Red Light Camera Rejection

Re-published with the permission of Coast Star Newspaper: Red-light cameras will not be installed, says mayor Research, public feedback drives decision by council By Haley Behre BELMAR — The Borough of Belmar will not be pursuing red-light cameras for Route 35, the mayor recently announced. After conducting research and taking people’s comments into consideration, the Belmar […]

Cornell University 4-19-12

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