Big Oil’s Free Ride

Big Oil’s Free Ride

Over Memorial Day weekend, tens of millions of Americans will take road trips, emptying their wallets at the pump. The oil industry hardly needs the boost this year. Just in the first quarter of 2011, oil companies posted billions of dollars in profits. They’re...

America the Exceptional

We are the greatest country on earth. If you don’t believe it, just ask us. American “exceptionalism”–the declaration of which produces that warm feeling of knowing there’s nobody as good as you are–is a growth industry these days,...

Buses Are the Answer

Trains will never Leave the gate; Buses seem A wiser fate. With all due respect to President Barack Obama and the $8 billion he’s dishing out to the states for high-speed rail, it’s too late. Fast trains have been overtaken by gradual events. America has...

How about High-Speed Buses?

Trains are fun, But too much fuss; How about A high-speed bus? America doesn’t lend itself to speedy trains. Aside from the crowded Northeast corridor and maybe California, its cities are too small and too far apart. The paying public just isn’t there....