But the Evil known as the Federal Government, and more to the point, Sen. “I was once a Conservative, Now I’m nothing but a Leftist” Warner, once again, wants to tell me how fast I can drive.
Sen. John Warner, R-Virginia, asked Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman to look into what speed limit would provide optimum gasoline efficiency given current technology. He said he wants to know if the administration might support efforts in Congress to require a lower speed limit.
Congress in 1974 set a national 55 mph speed limit because of energy shortages caused by the Arab oil embargo. The speed limit was repealed in 1995 when crude oil dipped to $17 a barrel and gasoline cost $1.10 a gallon
I can remember when “Conservatives” cheered this. One of the few things that I did like about President Clinton. But, since Congress, is nothing but a bunch of do-good Socialists, the majority of the political public wanting them “to do something” about Oil prices. When in fact, it is Congress’s fault as well as the Federal Reserve why we have such high Oil Prices. See; Devaluing of the Dollar. Psst, don’t ask White House spokes-woman Dana Perino about that. She’s not allowed to talk about it.
But back to the article. Do you know who will really benefit from this disgusting abuse of power? That’s right, your local long arms of the military law, Peace Officers. Oops, I mean Law Enforcement. With their mafia tactics such as speed traps, and extortion (speeding tickets) they will undoubtedly cheer for the Almighty Federal Government to implement this totalitarian rule on us, once again. Why? Because they will get more money flow into their local departments. It’s a Never Ending Cycle.