Thursday, December 8, 2016
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Clover Taxonomy V

It's time for another installation in our ongoing elaboration of the taxonomy of Homo Cloverensus - aka The American Clover. His characteristics - and doings. How to spot, categorize - and...

Tactical Manual: When – and How – To Run

I wrote a couple week back (see here) about how increasingly Draconian punishments for relatively minor - and purely statutory (i.e., involving no harm to others) traffic offenses - for example,...

Throw Your Plate Away Day

It's too bad - for cows - that they don't have opposable thumbs. If they did, they could  do something about those tags that farmers put in their ears. Luckily, we've got...

The Upside to $4 a Gallon Gas . . .

Gas prices seem to have stabilized - at last temporarily - at the New Normal of about $3.40 or so per gallon for regular unleaded. But $4 gas did have its upsides....

Thoughts From a Libertarian Perspective About Saint Trayvon

The one-sided racialism and non-thought I hear endlessly about Saint Trayvon is literally boggling. We’re supposed to accept that Zimmerman was a hater of blacks despite all the evidence to the contrary...

They’re Making it Worth Running. . .

In my state (Virginia) you can be cited for "reckless" driving for exceeding any speed limit by more than 20 MPH. It sounds like a lot, but it really isn't -...

Should Bikes Be Required to Have ABS?

The insurance mafia thinks so - and is "petitioning" the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to make it so. Which means (if they're successful): You'll pay more for your next...

If Cops Are Heroes . . .

Then how come they're so obsessed with "officer safety"? So fearful - and not even of any real danger to their persons? Isn't the very definition of "heroic" an action that...

Conversations With Clover, Part II

On this tragic day - the day when Americans celebrate the freedoms they no longer enjoy - I though it would be appropriate to take a look at why their freedoms...

The Diesel Dilemma

Diesel-powered cars could be the ticket - as far as giving us very high-mileage cars (50-plus MPGs) with excellent power/performance and without the liabilities of hybrids - including the additional expense/complexity...
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