May 20, 2015
This is your Daily News Collective.com update for May 20, 2015.
Oregon is about to embark on a first-in-the-nation program that aims to charge car owners not for the fuel they use, but for the miles they drive.
The program will test whether the state can raise more revenue to pay for road and bridge projects at a time when gasoline tax revenues are declining because of greater fuel efficiency and the increasing popularity of green vehicles.
Starting July 1, up to 5,000 volunteers in Oregon can sign up to drive with devices that collect data on how much they have driven and where. The volunteers will agree to pay 1.5 cents for each mile traveled on public roads within Oregon.
Some electric and hybrid car owners say the tax would be unfair to them and would discourage vehicle purchases.
The official U.S. response was skepticism.
“Our assessment of North Korea’s nuclear capabilities has not changed,” National Security Council spokesman Patrick Ventrell said in a statement. “We do not think that they have that capacity.”
While The Telegraph Reports
North Korea ‘photoshopped Kim Jong-un submarine missile pictures’
Experts claim missing missile exhaust at North Korea “submarine missile” launch show photographs are doctored, and Pyonyang may be years away from such technology.
Former Clinton White House Aide Sidney Blumenthal, was issued a subpoena by the House Select Committee that still has more questions than answers on the true events surrounding the 2012 Benghazi Attack. The New York Times reports that Hillary Clinton was given private intelligence reports from Blumenthal concerning the civil war that led to the fall of Muammar Qaddafi in 2011.
The Department Of National Intelligence has released Obama’s “Bookshelf”. Along with government documents, religious documents, terror group magazines and software manuals. He had a vested interest in Geopolitical Government Interest. Books included, Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Democratic Societies by Noam Chomsky, Handbook of International Law by Anthony Aust and Bloodlines of the Illuminati by Fritz Springmeier.
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