Daniel and Norris Keating saw a barrel marked "flammable liquid" floating in the waterway behind their Clearwater, Fla., home. They pulled it out and saw it was further labeled "ethyl alcohol." Daniel Keating called county officials to see about dropping it off at a hazardous waste drop-off site. Instead, he ended up with firefighters coming to his home and telling him that since it was now on his property he'd have to pay to have it disposed of. The contractor who handles such work for the county told him it would cost $1,500 to get rid of the barrel. Instead, Keating called a local TV station. Once a reporter started making some calls about the matter, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection agreed to retrieve the barrel.
"I chose to be that guy who didn't issue the apology," says Daniel Elder. "Things went from there and it wasn't good."
And as many as 75 percent of middle income households face a tax increase under Biden's plan, even though the highest-earning households will pay the vast majority of the costs.
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids railed against cops for enforcing the same kind of anti-vaping rule they help pass.
It’s a jobs plan that isn’t about jobs, and an infrastructure plan that isn’t about infrastructure.