Chicago Bike Tax Proposed

Chicago Alderman Pat Dowell of the Third Ward, has proposed an annual tax of $25 on bicycles in the city.  The tax is proposed as an alternative to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposal to increase  taxes on cable television.  Dowell has also proposed that bicyclists should be required to take a rules of the road class.…

They’re Realized the Costs and are Fixing It — For Themselves

We have written about Federal employees threatening to quit for the private sector if they were required to transfer from existing federal healthcare plans to Obamacare plans.  Specifically, it just dawned on government employees that the switch would eliminate the government participation in payment of their premiums.  It seems the very people who passed legislation…