This isn’t really surprising

This story made a brief trip through the blogosphere, hitting several conservative websites. This one’s from Karen: Feds Fined Utah High School $15K for Selling Soda During Lunch May 18, 2012 | By Lonely Conservative A Utah high school will have to take money from its budget to pay a $15,000 fine to the federal …

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And people wonder why we have a huge federal deficit

There was a horrible accident involving a dump truck and a school bus in Chesterfield Township, New Jersey on Thursday, an accident which left an 11-year-old student, one of three triplet daughters of a New Jersey State Trooper, dead. In all, 17 out of the 25 students on the bus were injured. NTSB investigating deadly …

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Transportation spending and federalism.

There are few opinion pieces published in The Philadelphia Inquirer with which I find myself in complete agreement, but this is one of them: The trouble with federal financing of transportation By Gabriel Roth As Congress returns to Washington in the new year, its unfinished business will include a proposed new highway bill that threatens …

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Job creation, federal government style

The editors of The Philadelphia Inquirer are displeased that Congress blocked new rules proposed by the Department of Agriculture to regulate school lunches. The Obama administration wanted to mandate more fruits, green vegetables, and whole grains. The guidelines would have limited sodium and starchy foods such as french fries. Frozen pizza, a regular school-lunch item, …

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