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    Obama Wants to Tax Us by the Mile

    Remember that Beatles song about the taxman? “If you drive a car, I’ll tax the street.” Well, that’s just about what the Transportation Secretary has proposed. Bad ideas never die in Washington. They don’t even fade away. As proof, see the third effort in the last two years by the … More

    Vehicle Mileage Tax Still Bad Idea

    Rep. James Oberstar (D-MN) came out strongly in favor of a vehicle mileage tax (VMT) yesterday. Just two months ago Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood floated a similar idea, but was quickly shot down by the Obama Administration. The VMT was a bad idea in February and it’s a bad idea … More