Posts Tagged ‘Civil War’

High-speed rail incompatible with current tracks

Monday, December 15th, 2014

One reason the American South lost the Civil War was it had numerous incompatible railroad track systems, requiring supplies to be unloaded, then loaded again, for each different segment. By contrast, the Northern rail networks were more uniform, although not completely so. That's turning out to ...

Jesse Jackson needs a history lesson on race and guns

Monday, February 4th, 2013
Jesse Jackson needs a history lesson on race and guns

Feb. 4, 2013 By John Seiler In an interview with the Wall Street Journal (YouTube below), Jesse Jackson said of defenders of the Second Amendment, "They're fighting the government. This is a Confederate ideology. This is like serious [unintelligible] power with something to do with how they feel."...

Cap & Trade parasite bill signals civil war on business

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

May 31, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Speaker John A. Perez’s push of Assembly Bill 1532 through the State Assembly on Tuesday, May 29, signals a shift from regulation of air pollution to an outright civil war on business and industry in California. AB 1532 is not content with just using pollution tax...

Is Gov. Brown Saying Urban Riots OK?

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

APRIL 13, 2011 By WAYNE LUSVARDI Is Gov. Jerry Brown dangerously inferring that if he does not get his proposed state budget balanced high, urban riots are not only inevitable but permissible? On April 10, he spoke at the Reagan State Building in downtown Los Angeles using Civil War metaphors ...