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Sister Mary LaHood – No Talking in Cars

(Originally posted Oct 11th, 2010 – Seem relevant to re-post this given that NH HB 1117 went to executive session yesterday.) Bloomberg reports that Transportation nanny Ray ‘Sister Mary’ LaHood believes that all cell phone use in motor-vehicles, including hands free, are distracting.  Well, no kidding Mr. Einstein.   Prior to the invention of the cell …

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High Speed Fail

The 2.2 million is part of 2.4 billion in stimulus dollars allotted in support of the progressive desire to control how you get from A to B. Local fans of commuter rail will applaud the grant, but its being paid for with monopoly money. It is a waste of as yet collected tax payer dollars on an idea that will never pay for itself if implemented, so the 2.2 million is simply a federal intrusion designed to sell us on the a project that is not even cost effective for New Hampshire.