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by Tanya Snyder
Just went over the AP wire (via WAMU) that LaHood is stepping down.
Uh-oh. Tom Harkin is one of the only Senators who’s been serious about making the Senate function; he’s opposed the filibuster nonsense since the 1970s.
Expect the Senate to go into even more hardcore gridlock. Since the Senate is capable of blocking practically anything, this is the beginning of the end for the federal government. States should get ready to operate as if the feds don’t exist….
“I still don't understand how traffic engineers are so concerned about "liability, liability, liability" for any remotely nonstandard design, and then actual, real life death traps are allowed to persist with no accountability whatsoever.”
– Jake Wegmann
In response to "Tampa, Florida: A Case Study in Saddling the Poor With Traffic Violence"