Daddy, What Was a Truck Driver?
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the future of automated truck driving, the 5.7 million people who may lose their job and what to do about declining blue-collar jobs.
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The Costs of Healthcare
In the spirit of standing with Sen. Ted Cruz I am re-releasing this article. This article talks about the unseen cost of Obamacare and its direct effects on my family. [This article was originally written as my final paper for a Healthcare policy class I took in the fall of 2012. It's the same class I wrote about in my article Destruction of the Liberal Arts.] In today’s society | Read More »
A Trucker’s open letter to Mitt Romney
Mitt Romney can gain more votes than he realizes, save more jobs than most would think, and get more donations than projected. Hello all, I am a truck driver and a politician. Mostly truck driver since my campaign is utterly stalled for lack of a campaign manager, but that’s ok for now I guess. I am here to scare the hell out of you and | Read More »
The Individual Mandate was not the only such effort by Obama
Obama declared war on Truck Drivers In a new regulation put out by the Department of Transportation (a while back in fact) truckers were going to have to put a device to track them in every truck. Obama’s DoT specifically singled out several providers of such devices (Read Cronyism) as appropriate vendors. All trucks were going to need these devices installed. DoT said the reason | Read More »
Obama throws the Teamsters under the “Truck”
The administration just announced emissions and fuel efficiency standards for Heavy Trucks, making long haul trucking a much more expensive proposition. They are demanding a 20% reduction in CO2 emissions and fuel consumption by 2018 – yeah, right. Curious that this story is buried or nonexistent from traditional media outlets. http://bulktransporter.com/news/feds-propose-first-commercial-truck-efficiency-rules-1026/ The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the first US | Read More »