SNCF, the French national train service, has ordered almost 2,000 new trains. Unfortunately, officials forgot to measure some of their train stations before making the order. The trains are too large for about 1,300 platforms. The train service now plans to spend 50 million euros to fix those stations.
The former vice president's vision of an all-powerful government goes far beyond massive spending and tax hikes.
The Supreme Court weighs police shootings and unreasonable seizures in Torres v. Madrid.
Lawmakers are bribing citizens with a tiny tax break in exchange for the power to jack up income tax rates down the line.
Who could have predicted that intolerable rules won’t be tolerated?