Monthly Archives: November 2011

Senate (predictably) votes to make US citizens subject to indefinite detention

Republican “conservatives” of course being the bill’s major backers:   WASHINGTON — The Senate voted Tuesday to keep a controversial provision to let the military detain terrorism suspects on U.S. soil and hold them indefinitely without trial — prompting White House officials to reissue a veto threat. The measure, part of the massive National Defense…

Cadillac Says Good-Bye to the V-8

Cadillac was built on big engines – from the V-16s of the art deco era to the big V-8s of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. But within a year, for the first time in living memory, Cadillac will no longer have a regular passenger car in its lineup with a V-8 under the hood. The…

30 Signs That The United States Of America Is Being Turned Into A Giant Prison

From today’s Prison Planet: The American Dream Tuesday, November 29, 2011 If you live in the United States of America, you live in a giant prison where liberty and freedom are slowly being strangled to death. In this country, the control freaks that run things are obsessed with watching, tracking, monitoring and recording virtually everything…

2012 Kia Sorento

There are almost as many crossover SUVs on the market as there are types of toothpaste down at the drugstore. Which one to choose? Kia has tried to make the Sorento a little bit different by making it a little bit bigger on the inside (with standard third row seating) than a compact-sized crossover like…

Motorcycle Clovers…

I used to think that people who ride are almost by default non-Clovers. It takes higher-order skills, for one, to ride a motorcycle than it does to drive a car. In addition to balancing clutch and throttle, one must also balance oneself on the bike – and learn to do all three things simultaneously and…

Hero cop “takes down” 5 year old

Heroic School ‘Resource Officer’ Takes Down Five-Year-Old Boy Posted by William Grigg Five-year-old Stockton, California resident Michael Davis has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, a clinical term often used to pathologize the predictable behavior of young boys. Like many other boys his age, Michael doesn’t take well to prolonged “educational” detention, and sometimes…

2012 Hyundai Genesis R Spec

Want to make a BMW (or Benz) guy cry? Show him your new Hyundai Genesis R Spec. Tell him about the 429 hp 5 liter V-8 (and 5.2 second 0-60 time). Ask him about his $61,700 BMW 550i (or maybe his $59,790 Benz E550). Now show him your Hyundai’s $46,500 window sticker. Better have some…

The Road to War (again) … and Economic Collapse

Another great one by the great Paul Craig Roberts, writing over at www.vdare.com – The Roads To War And Economic Collapse By Paul Craig Roberts November 23, 2011: The day before the Thanksgiving holiday brought three extraordinary news items. One was the report on the Republican presidential campaign debate. One was the Russian President’s statement…

Recent Belly Flops

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The poor ol’ Pontiac Aztek is old news – and also, it’s been beaten so badly I think it deserves some mercy. Or at least, it deserves to be left alone to pick its teeth up off the floor and wipe up the blood… . How about some new targets? But first, let’s define our…