The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reports that the Amtrak train that derailed on Monday on its way to Portland from Seattle was going 80 mph on a 30 mph track. Sadly, Amtrak derailments are not particularly unusual and the transportation system has long been known for its incompetence and “weak safety culture,” which brings up the question, why does the government continue to subsidize Amtrak?
In his first 11 months in office, President Trump is keeping another of his campaign promises: reducing regulations so that the economy can breathe again.
A proposal to charge California drivers for every mile they drive threatens to bring an end to a way of life in the Golden State.
You'd think they'd learn. But economic prognosticators are still playing catch-up ball as the economy continues to roar ahead.
As U.S. spending far outstrips its collection of revenue, it is once again apparent that Ayn Rand was right: Ignoring reality has its consequences.
Preliminary numbers show that online sales on Thanksgiving and Black Friday surged to record highs, with Cyber Monday sales likely to do the same.
It's long past time to have this conversation: Why should taxpayers be subsidizing the league and its owners?