Monthly Archives: August 2011

Senator Hatfield’s Unfortunate Balanced Budget Amendment Legacy

During the last few weeks of July, my attention was focused on the political battles between both parties in the United States Congress and President Obama concerning the debt-ceiling crisis. While an agreement known as the Budget Control Act of 2011 was passed and signed into law, the news stations were able to feast upon…
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Stop Speedometer Range Abuse

Why do speedometers show ranges greatly surpassing the recommended swiftness levels for all types of vehicles? It seems illogical for the speedometer to show and measure a range of speed, that if obtained for any significant period of time, would likely lead to a traffic citation with fines more than most individuals can afford. Even…
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