How To Slow, Delay, or Stop Rule-makings in Trump’s America

Republicans in Congress can work with Trump and pass legislation on their own terms and their own schedule. Rules do not work that way. Rule-making is generally a slow process. And the same process must be followed whether the agency is adding a new rule, amending an existing rule, or repealing a rule. #TheResistance can … Continue reading How To Slow, Delay, or Stop Rule-makings in Trump’s America

Short History Lesson #15. Supreme Court is Final Arbiter of the Constitution

The Supreme Court is the final arbiter of what is and what is not constitutional. In other words, if Congress or the President take an action such as President Trump's Executive Order (EO) which banned entry into the Country of persons from 7 listed countries; notwithstanding valid Visa or legal permanent residence status (i.e., greencard … Continue reading Short History Lesson #15. Supreme Court is Final Arbiter of the Constitution

Short History Lesson #21. States Rights

You may wonder why Republicans like to argue that so many things should be in the realm of "States Rights". The State Rights argument became very popular after the federal government passed laws restricting segregation. States in the south objected to having to desegregate and protect the equal rights of all persons. They argued the … Continue reading Short History Lesson #21. States Rights

Comments on EPA’s Proposed Determination on the Appropriateness of the MY 2022-2025 Light-Duty Vehicle GHG Emission Standards Under the Midterm Evaluation

CLICK HERE FOR PDF VERSION OF COMMENT TO EPA December 27 2016 Honorable Gina McCarthy Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency USEPA Headquarters William Jefferson Clinton Building 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N. W. Mail Code: 1101A Washington, DC 20460 Mccarthy.gina@epa.gov  EPA DOCKET ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2015-0827 (via http://www.regulations.gov) SUBJECT:    Comments on EPA’s Proposed Determination on the Appropriateness of … Continue reading Comments on EPA’s Proposed Determination on the Appropriateness of the MY 2022-2025 Light-Duty Vehicle GHG Emission Standards Under the Midterm Evaluation