The House Republicans recently released a proposal that would dedicate an extra $1 billion annually to roads by 2019. A chunk of the extra money comes from redirecting money from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation to the states transportation infrastructure.
Industrial sector energy consumption is expected to grow faster than all other sectors, according to EIA's Annual Energy Outlook 2015. A large portion of both consumption and anticipated growth is in the bulk chemicals industry, which is able to take advantage of increased domestic supply of natural gas, hydrocarbon gas liquids (HGL), and petrochemical feedstocks.
America's first digital dictator In October of 2008 Obama and the Dems threw the Fundamental Transformation of America up in garish, jaw-dropping neon lights and the world thereafter was never to be the same.
Since he first hit the trail for his presidential campaign-in-waiting, Jeb Bush has repeated this line at event after event: There are a whole lot of conservatives, they just dont know it yet. On Thursday, the former Florida governor hinted at how he might reach those conservatives.
While Metro Transit's Green Line isn't exactly paying for itself through passenger fares, it's doing a better job than most other Minnesota public transit options. Passengers boarding the state's second light-rail line from its debut in June through the end of 2014 paid $6.21 million into the fare box, or about 35.8 percent of what it costs to operate the 11-mile route.
An active defense system developed for Russias fifth-generation T-50 jetfighter is also able to neutralize enemy planes stealth capability, RIA Novosti reported Friday, citing the press service of the Himalaya systems designers, the Radioelectronic Technologies Concern [KRET].
There seems to be some controversy over whether Marie Harf is being promoted or unceremoniously kicked up stairs. Butt lets be honest; not only is Spokes-mouth Barbie not the sharpest knife in the drawer, she makes the butter knife look like a lethal weapon: Harf is a dim bulb and the complete authorized version of the doctrine according to Barry shines none too brightly to begin with.
What if I decided I'm tired of paying $3.50 a gallon for gas, I'm just going to fill up with the garden hose? I'm perfectly free to do that, but somehow the car's designer might not think that's such a great idea.
The Republican flip-flop on the Common Core is nearly complete. On Thursday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie officially pulled the plug on any support he had left for the Common Core.
An armed biker gang in Phoenix, Arizona, plans to hold a "Draw Muhammad" contest on 29 May outside a mosque at the Islamic Community Center, which was attended by the two Isis gunmen behind the Garland, Texas, shooting.
May 28, 2015 (BreakPoint.org) -- For five years, Dr.
Officials from Embraer and the Brazilian Navy line up in front of the first modernized A-4 Skyhawk during delivery ceremony. In a ceremony at Gavião Peixoto on May 26, Embraer Defense and Security delivered the first of 12 A-4 Skyhawk combat jets that it is modernizing for the Brazilian Navy.
An agency beset by corruption, incompetence and arrogance: An arrogant leader overseeing an agency with a vast level of power over millions of vulnerable taxpaying Americans is a toxic mix Apparently the arrogance of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen knows no bounds.
This Week in Petroleum has previously examined crude oil supply patterns on the West Coast, noting the increase in unaccounted-for supply, and then linking the increase to movements of crude by railroad.
German, Swiss and French bishops wanted to 'enrich thinking' about the foundations of the synodGermanys bishops have denied that their talks with other bishops conferences ahead of the October family synod were about changing Church teaching.
At Valdosta State University last month, activist Eric Sheppard led a protest of flag-stomping participants and was promptly met by veteran and former Playboy model Michelle Manhart in a skirmish that captured headlines.
ALKMAAR, Netherlands, - A Netherlands public broadcaster shared a clip of its video drone being smacked out of the sky by an aggressive goose. RTV Noord-Holland, which shared the clip on YouTube, said the Egyptian goose apparently saw the drone as a rival when it was flying over the Oudorperpolder area of Alkmaar.
The persecution of the Catholic Church and other morally conservative religious bodies has begun in the United States. As predicted, it isn't -- thank God -- bloody persecution like the persecution of Christians in many countries.
Many people believe you never forget how to ride a bike, but Destin Sandlin of the YouTube series Smarter Every Day might have just proved that theory wrong. When a fellow engineer presents him with a bicycle built so that the wheel turns the opposite direction of the handlebars, Destin realizes that this seemingly simple challenge is almost impossible.
The Return of JizyaMuslim demands for non-Muslim infidels to pay jizya on pain of death are growing, even as the West fluctuates between having no clue what jizya is and thinking that jizya is an example of tolerance in Islam.In the video where the Islamic State slaughters some 30 Christian Ethiopians in Libya last April, the spokesman repeatedly pointed out that payment of jizya (which the impoverished Ethiopian migrant workers could not render, nor the 21 Copts before them) is the only way for Christians around the world to safeguard their lives: But whoever refuses
It's that time of year again.... After Graduating from High School, David moves away from home to study at University. One of his letters home reads: Dear Father, University i$ really great.
In Unix, what do some obscurely named commands stand for? A list of some of the more obscurely named Unix commands follows: awkAho, Weinberger, and Kernighan The awk scripting language was named by its authors, Al Aho, Peter Weinberger, and Brian Kernighan.
This video is going international viral! Imagine, I just received again from pastor in Ukraine with "Amen" comment! https://www.facebook.com/wayman.gresham/videos/845152372206246/?pnref=story CAN YOU PREACH LIKE THAT? I PRAYERFULLY CHALLENGE YOU!
A pair of RAF Lakenheath based USAF F-15E Strike Eagles that were bristling with live bombs and air-to-air missiles, along five KC-135R tankers, flew on a secretive and grueling 12 hour mission over the Southern Mediterranean on Monday, May 25th, Memorial Day.
Scene: You're a woman, sitting on a bench reading a book. Your male friend sees you on the quad and comes over to say hello and talk. You put down your book, lean back against the bench and smile.
Clinton factotum, Sidney Blumenthal was pocketing $10,000 monthly from the Clinton Foundation while penning e-mails about Benghazi to Secy of State Hillary. After she lost in 2008, Obama banned Blumenthal from govt employment.
What to make of President Obama's interpretation of the Iranian leadership? Challenged by The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg to account for the seeming inconsistency of relying on the rationality of a regime that holds a profoundly anti-Semitic worldview, the president denied that the "venomous anti-Semitism" (his words) of the mullahs is a barrier to rational decision making: "Well, the fact that you are anti-Semitic, or racist, doesn't preclude you from being interested in survival.
A package of bills designed to give the public access to information on property seized by, or forfeited to, government entities is under consideration by a state House committee. The legislation would require government entities across the state to submit annual reports to the Michigan State Police (MSP) on property theyve seized or received through forfeiture.
Lingering snow piles from the record-setting New England winter continue to plague the Boston area, even as the weather turns summer-like. A 75-foot-high snow mound in Boston's Seaport District has been reduced to a three-story pile of dirt and trash including bicycles, traffic cones and even half a $5 bill that remains encrusted in solid ice.
What a busy few weeks Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby has had. She appeared onstage with Prince. Sat down for an interview with Vogue. And, of course, she made national news by pressing charges against six officers in the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a severe spinal injury while in police custody.