Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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“Services” Rendered. . .

It's bad enough getting arrested - especially when you didn't do anything to warrant it. This happens all the time, because the the threshold for arresting someone is very low. It can...

Driving Under the Influence… of Starbucks

An interesting case out of California (of course) has a man being prosecuted for “driving under the influence”… of caffeine. Joseph Schwab was pulled over by a California cop - an Alcoholic...

Ululating for “Safety”

The latest? Uncle wants to require that hybrid and electric cars be fitted with devices that make them noisy, so that the blind will be aware of their presence. See here. Apparently, there is...

New Year’s Wishes

I got what I wanted for Christmas - Hillary's face (and that voice) will not be everywhere for the next 4-8 years. But how about for the New Year? Here's a...

The Money Pit

Tesla Motors just borrowed another half-billion. What was it the late great comic San Kinison used to say? It never ends! Oh! Ohhhh! Elon Musk’s electric car operation suffers from Lack of Profit....

The Impossible Standard . . . a Year Early

Unless you've been living under a rock, you probably have heard something about Dieselgate - the VW exhaust emissions "cheating" scandal (in quotes for the same reason I'd air quote using a...

Well, It’s Not Just Me . . .

Some of you already know about my spat with GM over “diversity mongering” at the world’s formerly largest car company (and lately, the largest recipient of crony capitalist “help,” courtesy of...

“Conservatism” is Limp Dicked and Useless

What is “conservatism,” exactly? I was one once - and I can’t tell you. Not coherently, anyhow. Which got to bothering me when I was a “conservative.” Which is probably why I...

The “Jobs Creator”

The Russians never got to the Moon - because their Moon Rocket, the N1, had trouble getting off the launch pad in one piece. It’s the same problem Elon Musk’s Falcon...

Insurance at Gunpoint is Sick and Evil

There is nothing wrong with insurance ... provided you can say no to it. Then it's like any other thing you choose to buy. Whether it makes sense to buy it - a...
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