Notes for Sunday – May 15, 2016 – Sent in by B.B.

On May 15th, 1942, gasoline rationing began in 17 Eastern states as an attempt to help the American war effort during World War II. By the end of the year, President Franklin D. Roosevelt had ensured that mandatory gasoline rationing was in effect in all of the then 48 states. Given the country’s current economic condition, are you ready for such controls?