Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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And Now Cummins. . .

It takes a lot for a major car company or engine manufacturer to deliberately circumvent a regulatory fatwa. As policy. Not a "rogue engineer." The entire engineering department; the upstairs bosses... everyone...

And Then They Came For the Big Rigs

No one appears to have noticed this yet. But they will. Not on the road - or at the car dealership. At the supermarket.    For openers. Uncle is “proposing” a “program” (the soft-sell language hides...

Smaller Engines… Big Problems

Downsizing is no longer the answer, apparently. Of engines, that is. You may have noticed. Even big vehicles come - increasingly - with startlingly small engines. Two-point-oh liter fours, for example, have become the...

Extinction Level Event

Since they can’t sell people on electric cars, the next best thing is to outlaw internal combustion-engined cars. In order to force people into electric cars. The German Bundesrat (their version of...

The Quacking of Ducks

Here's the trouble. Most people can't read... and so, can't think. Not quite literally, perhaps. But, meaningfully. They have been taught - very deliberately - to be sloppy and fluid with words. A given...

What it Costs Us

What just happened (Friday) tells us much about what Trump must do on Monday. Thirty thousand people just lost their jobs - as opposed to the not one person actually harmed by...

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...

But There’d Be No Roads!

Along with the Myth of Authority - the idea that being ordered about by other people is legitimate so long as those people have given themselves titles or wear uniforms -...

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...

Fixing Their Wagon

People are frustrated - and want to know what they can do. It gets old merely talking. They - our oppressors - don't care how much we talk. Perhaps then it is...
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