by Tho Bishop Almost two weeks have passed since Hurricane Irma made landfall in South Florida, yet tens of thousands remain without power. With temperatures regularly eclipsing over 90 degrees, these outages are not only a grave inconvenience for Floridians cleaning up after the storm, but have proved to be deadly. Given the power of Irma, it is […]
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The powers amassed by each successive president through the negligence of Congress and the courts empower whomever occupies the Oval Office to act as a dictator, above the law and beyond any real accountability. In this episode of On Target, John W. Whitehead examines the presidential powers that will be inherited by the next president—powers which […]
Lew Rockwell is always a delightful listen. Kate Dalley gets provides an extensive interview of the great Lew Rockwell.
The US Supreme Court this month effectively upheld what is known as the “Auer principle,” a previous decision granting government agencies massive new legislative powers. With Congress asleep, the Executive Branch continues to gobble up its power and trample the Constitution. The “deep state” tentacles expand their reach…
Professor Sowell discusses the premise that nothing is higher and more noble than public service. Professor Sowell discusses the premise that nothing is higher and more noble than public service.
No surprise here. Debbie Mayfield was unable to get a bill passed that would have lightened some of the burdens placed on serfs who are forced to use the Florida Municipal Power Association by law. Why would the government bureaucrats just give up what is a good thing- for them? Did anyone really think an […]
Debbie Mayfield has brought attention to the way the Florida Municipal Power Authority is ripping off Floridians and does a great job of identifying part problem but not so much on the fix. Mayfield begins by noting that some privileged entities get special monopoly designations from government. She doesn’t really seem to have a problem with […]
When businesses compete for consumer business, customers make all the decisions in the marketplace. However when you have a government-granted monopoly you get a situation like the one in Vero. In short, VB customer rates are dependent upon wholesale prices from the Florida municipal power agency provider. If wholesale rates goes down customers get a […]