A study illustrates that EV fleets would save the government billions. SCOTUS rejects a Fringe Theory giving omnipotent power to legislatures. Here is the perfect Obama/Trump contrast.
SCOTUS rejects Fringe Theory.
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Today’s topics covered on Politics Done Right:
- Obama calls out GOP as anti-democratic as a panelist said they don’t have it as an abiding principle: Former President Obama made it clear that it is the Republican Party that has become undemocratic. A panelist stated that democracy is not an abiding principle of the GOP. [More]
- The latest Trump audio tapes in the classified indictment prove he is an irresponsible child: The disturbing tape of Trump discussing classified documents at his resort illustrates a dangerous, irresponsible former president displaying the intellect of a child. [More]
- In ‘Very Big Deal for the Survival of Our Democracy,’ SCOTUS Rejects Fringe Legal Theory: Democracy defenders across the United States on Tuesday breathed a collective sigh of relief after half of the U.S. Supreme Court’s right-wing supermajority joined with the three liberal justices to reject a “dangerous” legal theory that could dramatically impact federal elections. “The Supreme Court took an important and crucial step today in protecting our system of checks and balances,” said Hilary Harris Klein, senior counsel for voting rights at Southern Coalition for Social Justice. “Today’s decision will ensure that voters will continue to have the full protection of state constitutions against harmful and anti-democratic voter suppression and election manipulation.” [More]
- Win, Win, Win: Report Shows EV Government Fleets Good for Economy, Health, and Planet: Replacing the roughly 900,000 gas-guzzling light-duty automobiles in state and local government fleets with electric vehicles over the next decade could save U.S. taxpayers nearly $11 billion in lifetime expenses while reducing pollution and planet-heating emissions, according to a report published Tuesday. The report—entitled Electric Vehicles Save Money for Government Fleets—was published by U.S. PIRG Education Fund, Environment America Research & Policy Center, and Frontier Group and contained a state-by-state breakdown of how much money could be saved on fuel, maintenance, insurance, and depreciation costs by purchasing electric vehicles to replace retired gasoline-powered fleets. According to the report, the biggest savings—more than $8.5 billion—would be on fuel costs, followed by nearly $6.9 billion saved on maintenance, over $3.5 billion in depreciation costs, and $1.1 billion on insurance. [More]
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