New Requirements for Commercial Truck Drivers Take Effect Amid Supply Chain Crisis

Tennessee Star

New federal regulations aimed to ”improve highway safety” by “ensuring that entry-level commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers complete training required by the new entry-level driver training (ELDT) regulations” are now in effect, according to a press release by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security.

On Monday, entry-level CMV drivers will not be eligible to take their commercial driver license (CDL) test until successfully completing a specific program of theory and behind-the-wheel instruction provided by a school or other entity listed on Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) new Training Provider Registry (TPR), according to the press release.

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Commentary: Our Indispensable Man

Angelo Codevilla

“The graveyards are full of indispensable men,” goes the old saying, and who could argue? The sun rose this morning as it did yesterday and will again tomorrow. Life goes on, as always, for better and often for worse. But now it is a life bereft of the remarkable intellect and insight of Angelo Codevilla, a patriot who despised what he saw his country becoming and who sought to rouse and educate his fellow Americans to resist.

Truly, he was our indispensable man.

He was remarkable, too, for his energy. It isn’t quite correct to say he was indefatigable. At 78, he couldn’t help but slow down a bit. But this was a man who survived two heart transplants and a number of recent health challenges. Even when he was sick, he kept writing and working.

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Crom Carmichael on Big Tech Censorship, Facebook, and the U.S. Supreme Court

Monday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed all-star panelist Crom Carmichael in studio to discuss big tech censorship, federal regulations, and how the US Supreme Court will rule in the Trump lawsuit.

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Crom Carmichael: ‘Republicans Need to Learn How to Use Government to Further an Agenda for All Americans’

Person in a crowd, holding the American flag

Monday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed the original all-star panelist Crom Carmichael in studio to discuss how Democrats have crafted a way to use the government for only their constituents and recommended advice to Republicans.

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Crom Carmichael: ‘The Biden Agenda Is Being Carried Out in the Administrative State’

Wednesday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed all-star panelist Crom Carmichael in studio to explain ESGs and how the agenda of the Biden administration continues to push through the administrative state.

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Crom Carmichael Talks Mob Psychology, Governmental Bureaucracy, and Obama’s Motto

Friday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed the original all-star panelist Crom Carmichael in the studio to continue the discussion of mob psychology and the inefficiency of governmental regulations.

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Federal Regulations Amount to a $15,000 ‘Hidden Tax’ on Families, Report Finds

by Michael Bastasch   The federal regulatory apparatus imposed a roughly $14,600 “hidden tax” on American households last year, according to a new report by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI). “That amounts to 20 percent of the average pretax income of $73,573, and 24 percent of the average expenditure budget…

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