Cause of Action sues 12 departments that allowed White House to intervene in FOIA responses

Kelly Cohen The Washington Examiner 8/18/2014

President Obama has claimed since his first day in the Oval Office that his administration would be “the most transparent” in history.

But the nonprofit watchdog group Cause of Action is challenging the Obama claim in a federal lawsuit against 12 federal agencies, including the Office of Management and […]

Emperor Obama Issues Another Executive Order, Mandates Tougher Fuel Standards For Heavy Trucks To Fight Global Warming…

Zip Weasel Zippers 2/18/2014

President Obama will again bypass Congress and take executive actions to promote his agenda on Tuesday – this time by ordering the federal government to develop the next round of greenhouse gas standards for medium- and heavy-weight trucks by March 2016.

Back in Washington from a three-day trip to California, Obama […]

Obama’s Cap-and-Trade Scheme for Cars

Rachael Slobodien The Foundry Heritage Foundation 12/26/2012

Ever since the Senate rejected President Obama’s cap-and-trade scheme in 2009, his administration has been hard at work to find other ways to implement a radical, environmentalist agenda.

Obama made these intentions clear at a press conference in 2010 when he explained, “Cap and trade was just one […]

Obama Administration’s Plan to Coerce People out of Their Cars

Ronald Utt, Ph.D. Heritage.org WebMemo #2536 7/10/2009

Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood remarked in May that his livability initiative “is a way to coerce people out of their cars.” When asked if this was government intrusion into people’s lives, LaHood responded that “about everything we do around here is government intrusion in people’s lives,” a […]

Environmental justice: A new movement to restrict your movement

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Katherine Timpf The Washington Times 5/31/2012

When most people talk about President Obama’s influence on America, they mention reforming health care, repealing “don’t ask, don’t tell” or ending the war in Iraq.

But a nearly unknown executive order could have a greater impact on the future of America than all of […]

Your tax dollars at work: ‘Partnership for Sustainable Communities’

3 March 2012

“By working together, [HUD, DOT, and EPA] can make sure that when it comes to development—housing, transportation, energy efficiency—these things aren’t mutually exclusive; they go hand in hand. And that means making sure that affordable housing exists in close proximity to jobs and transportation. That means encouraging shorter travel times and lower […]