Doesn't he suffer from Asperger's Syndrome? We need to keep him in the US so he doesn't harm himself if he gets extradited.
I always thought that vehicle registration costs also went into road maintenance funds. Maybe they should get rid of that along with the gas tax.
Instead of taxing the items, each child is weighed and then the parents have to pay for each pound above an "ideal" weight. To keep it fair the parents of underweight children should also be forced to pay, as this is also unhealthy. If govt decides the coffers are still lean then have a mid-year weigh in to get more cash.
Flat tax 10 % for everyone. No deductions no loopholes. The more you make the more you pay, but this would put accountants and the IRS out of business.
After living in Europe for several years I really miss the rail system. Amatrak has a monopoly on passenger rail here so don't hold your breath.
What I gathered was that the author was suggesting that our infrastructure is ill equipped to deal with a large scale solar storm. The same way they were ill prepared to deal with the Katrina disaster.