eric

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

48 Hours

48 hours

It’s rainy and cold here in The Woods and I am writing this with about 48 hours to go before the end of the month – and about 24 percent left to go, pie chart-wise. It’s been really quiet the last few days – and I’m hoping it’s just because of the holiday weekend and…

Do “Blue Lives” Matter?

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Do “blue lives” matter more than other lives? According to Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, they do. He signed a new law last week making attacks on armed government workers – you know, cops – a “hate crime” subject to harsher and additional penalties than would otherwise apply. Edwards – a former armed government worker…

Las Vegas Heroes Perform “Proactive Stops”

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The video accompanying this post was shared with the CopBlock Network by Solomon Galloway, via the CopBlock.org Submissions Page. It shows his arrest in February of this year by members of a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department “saturation team.” The video was posted to the YouTube channel of his attorney Stephen Stubbs and includes a…

2016 BMW X1

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Well, this is weird. Doing the background research I always do before I start to spew my opinion about a new car, I discovered that while the “compact” size BMW X1 is smaller on the outside than the “mid-size” X3, it actually has more room inside for people. And almost exactly the same amount of…

Magnets Mailed!

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A whole bunch of them; you guys should be receiving them any day now. Some of you get several (MB, LG) and others (that’s you, Safe Ride!) I need an address! Email me, if you want some EPautos magnets. We’ve got a couple days yet to go – and we’re still a little low. So…

A Libertarian Lexicon

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Well, an EPautos Libertarian Lexicon! I get asked frequently about the meaning of some commonly used terms, known to EPautos regulars but less well-known to people new to this corner of the Libertarian universe. These form the core lingua franca of the dialogue here, but much more important, they serve as a convenient shorthand for conveying certain…

Get Magnetized!

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We’re a bit behind for the month so far. Please see the other rant (here) I posted earlier this week about the pressure facing publishers these days to whore themselves out by agreeing to litter their sites with “SEO” keywords and “Sponsored Content” (the sponsored – whored out – part never overtly mentioned, in order…

Watch Heroes Sic Dog on Man, Pummel Him

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The taxpayers later were forced to pay $100k to the victim of this egregious over-reaction:  A lawsuit has been settled by the city of Tukwila, Washington after dash-cam footage showed cops brutalize a man when they responded to a complaint that he was dancing in an industrial parking lot. Linson Tara was repeatedly punched, tased and bitten…

Don’t Be Evil… Except When it Suits

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Google’s motto is Don’t Be Evil – so why is it using its muscle to snuff legitimate businesses it doesn’t happen to like? Perhaps the more accurate term is understand. Google doesn’t like – or understand – short-term lenders, more commonly known as “payday” lenders. So it has decided to wage economic war on them…

Hillary Wants You to Drive 55… Again

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Donald Trump doesn’t want to Drive 55 – but Hillary does. Well, she wants us to drive 55. The Dear Leader’s armored limo, of course, is not subject to any speed limits. They are for the Little People (that’s us) only. And if Hillary becomes Dear Leader, we may be driving 55 again. Here she…