eric

Author of "Automotive Atrocities" and "Road Hogs" (MBI). Currently living amongst the Edentulites in rural SW Virginia.

We Can Live With Communists

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A Libertarian can live in peace with a communist or a fascist – or even a Republican or a Democrat. Let ‘em get together, buy a compound, admit like-minded people to their group and do their thing. God bless ’em. The Libertarian will not bother them. He won’t tax ‘em, regulate ‘em or attempt to…

Hit and Run Hero

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Las Vegas Hero Antonio Munoz was charged with hit and run after leaving the scene of multiple accidents. According to the arrest report (see below), Munoz essentially played vehicular pinball as he went down the freeway. As he smashed other cars out of his way on I-15, which passes through central Las Vegas, he left a…

First They Came for the V8s…

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First they came for the V8s. They were common, once. Most cars – ordinary family cars – usually had one under the hood. High school kids drove V8-powered used cars. Anyone Gen X or older will remember. And then they were gone. Well, not entirely. V8s are still around –  but they’re no longer common.…

Speeding (96 MPH) Hero Kills Old Man

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  Read this story and ask yourself how you or I would have been treated by law enforcement merely for being caught “speeding” 96 MPH … let alone wrecking at that speed, the wreck resulting in a fatality. It’s  another example of the double standard (the lower standard) that applies when Heroes act recklessly and criminally: “The impact…

2016 VW Jetta

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Since VW can no longer sell a diesel-powered Jetta (or any other diesel-powered car) it looks like hybrids – and high cost – are in our future. The TDI engine is gone – for good, it looks like. The Feds have yet to rescind the fatwa prohibiting VW from selling any 2016 model VWs equipped…

Drunk Hero Pulls Gun at Jack in the Box

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Here’s another… A video submitted anonymously from LuberLateNights YouTube channel show a Sheriff’s Deputy being arrested for driving drunk after he pulled a firearm on a Jack in the Box night manager. According to the YouTube description, an employee was in the middle of a mental break and decided he no longer wanted to continue working.…

Another Hero Murders Another Dog

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Here we go… again: An Oklahoma family says a Wynnewood police officer unnecessarily shot and killed their five-year-old son’s dog, Opie, in front of him and other children at his birthday party.  According to police, the dog-murdering Hero was attempting to serve a warrant on someone who had listed the address of Vickie Malone and her family as his last…

Quack Addendum

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Well, I finally saw the Quack. Actually, his PA. Nice guy. I told him about the indifferent response I got the day of the accident, when I called to see about getting an emergency appointment to deal with my fresh – and gaping and bloody – chainsaw wound. About how the Frau at the desk Doc-blocked me. The PA…

Fixing The Problem

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And yes, it is a problem. Whether you are a “law and order” type or otherwise. In fact, especially if you are a “law and order” type. Because, simply put, cops are not subject to the same law and order as the rest of us – and that is a problem. For them as much as us.…

Heroes Held Accountable… Because of Video

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The following is interesting not so much because the Heroes video’d beating a clearly not “resisting” man who had gotten on his knees and then on the ground as ordered are being charged with assault but because the other Heroes at the scene stood around doing nothing about the actions of their fellow Heroes. A serious…