I have not formed an opinion on the matter of black boxes being mandated for all cars by 2014, however, I do have an opinion on how the mandate is being implemented.
Once again Obama has chosen to bypass Congress.
Once again he attacks the very foundation of our republic by cutting Congress out of the equation.
When he had control over both Houses, he still bypassed Congress with his Czars, appointments, rules and his use of executive orders. While Executive Orders have been used by his predecessors, never as often.
What we are seeing is a man turning the office into one of dictatorial powers.
We are seeing Congress both being bypassed and surrendering its powers and responsibilities. Once given up, Congress will become impotent and meaningless.
CNS News - Bypassing Congress, the Obama administration has issued a proposed administrative rule, which if adopted, would mandate the installation of “black boxes” in all automobiles and light trucks beginning in 2014.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposed the regulation on Dec. 7, which it said “would capture valuable safety-related data in the seconds before and during a motor vehicle crash.”
The proposed standard would require automakers to install event data recorders (EDRs) – so-called “black box devices” — to collect specific safety related data in all light passenger vehicles beginning Sept. 1, 2014…Keep Reading