Epic hypocrisy: 1,700 private jets fly to Davos to discuss perils of 'climate change'

Thomas Lifson American Thinker 1/21/2015

With the World Economic Forum, the premier gathering of the world’s elite, convening in Davos, Switzerland, private jets are as thick as locusts in the air over Zurich Airport. Seventeen hundred of them, according to Twitter feed of Flightradar24…

…This epic event surpasses even the moment 11 years ago when […]

Your right to resell your own stuff is in peril

It could become illegal to resell your iPhone 4, car or family antiques

Jennifer Water Market Watch The Wall Street Journal 10/12/2012

CHICAGO (MarketWatch) — Tucked into the U.S. Supreme Court’s agenda this fall is a little-known case that could upend your ability to resell everything from your grandmother’s antique furniture to your iPhone 4.

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Biden’s ‘good friend,’ donor receives $20M federal loan to open foreign luxury car dealership in Ukraine

Christopher Bedford The Daily Caller 8/17/2012

In late July, John Hynansky — a longtime friend of Vice President Joe Biden, and a major donor to Biden’s campaigns as well as President Barack Obama’s — was awarded a $20 million taxpayer loan to build a foreign-car dealership in Ukraine.

According to a public summary document, the […]

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 […]

Congress is About to Pass a Bill That Restricts Traveling, Driving and International Banking

Simon Black Business Insider 4/18/2012

The U.S. Passport Act of 1926 is an obscure piece of legislation that was enacted decades ago when the idea of passports started catching fire around the world.

Subsequently absorbed into U.S. Code Title 22, the law was originally intended to authorize and issue passports for citizens to travel abroad.

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Judge Napolitano’s Warning: Americans Should be Aware of What the Government is Trying to Do to Our Privacy

Happening Now Fox News Insider 4/19/2012

A new controversial measure could potentially impact every American who owns a car. Beginning in 2015, all cars will be required to be fitted with a black box data recorder, known officially as “event data recorders” or EDRs. These black box recorders work much like the ones on airplanes, […]