Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Seasonal Coverage? Nah… That’d Be Reasonable!

Seasonal riding is a fact of life for many motorcyclists. Come fall - and cold weather - many riders hang up their leathers and park their bikes for the duration. It...

“Safety” Winners… And Losers

Government is always a zero-sum game. There are winners - and losers. It is said - that is, we are told - air bags "save lives." Well, yes. They do save some...

Too Much Traffic? Too Many People!

Once population gets to a certain density, it's game over - for liberty. I mean, for real-deal, live and let live, do-what-you-want (provided you're not physically harming anyone else) liberty. You know...

Seatbelt Laws and Gun Control

First, an acknowledgement. A reader suggested this - I'm merely taking the ball down the field... . Getting pulled over for no other reason than you weren't wearing a seatbelt is now...

A New Species of Clover

When things start going bad, they almost always get worse. Driving, for instance. Passivity and ineptitude behind the wheel have been almost deified as the apotheosis of "defensive" and "safe" driving. Not surprisingly,...

Debt by a Thousand Little Cuts….

In Medieval times, supposedly, there was a punishment called "death by a thousand cuts," designed to make the process as long and as painful as possible. In modern times, the state...

Are you a Clover?

What's a Clover? It's a person who needs some help behind the wheel - but doesn't realize it. To put a finer point on it, a Clover is a person who...

More on the Electric Edsel

Well, here's a surprise - the Chevy Volt electric car isn't selling. Only 3,200 of these $41,000 "economy" cars have found buyers so far - most of them probably in the Hollywood...

Now Uncle is “Investing” in Tesla

Elon Musk may be the ultimate crony capitalist - the PT Barnum of our time. But to give PT his due, he was an honest con man. He never used the government to...

“Healthy Choices”

People have been trained not to think with precision - to use words sloppily - a necessary bit of groundwork for authoritarian demagogues to succeed. For example, it is easy  - because people...
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