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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...

Taxing (and Antiquing) Them Off the Road

For planned obsolescence to work, you’ve got to keep the conveyor belt rolling. And most of all, prevent anyone from getting off. It is a problem if people “cling” to their old...

Takata Air Bags Bad… Government Air Bags Good!

Probably the most interesting thing about the (can't help myself) exploding Takata air bag scandal is the doublethink it exposes. On the one hand, we are told - in the literal/parental sense...

Elon’s Carbon Con (Elections Have Consequences, Part Deux)

People sometimes said Ayn Rand's writing was . . . heavy. Obvious, too. Villains with names too good to be true (or believable). Elsworth Monkton Tooey... rhymes with ... things unpleasant. Well,...

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...

The Relief Valve

Strong passions can erupt in unpredictable ways. The government understands this - and desires that strong passions be diverted in a harmless - to the government - way. Enter the cultivated, culturally and socially enforced obsession with...

Machine Gunning a Tesla

There is an episode of the TV show Top Gear involving a Prius hybrid and automatic weapons. God, I wish I could afford to do the same to a Tesla. Unfortunately, I...

Trump Thinks Your Car’s Gas Mileage is . . .Your Business . ....

The Clovers are aghast that Trump is threatening to do the unimaginable - and stop threatening the car companies with federal fuel economy fatwas (and add-on fatwas forbidding or restricting how...

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...

How We Got To Here

America is in trouble because Americans got lazy. Not so much physically but morally. They began to care more about some passing thing than about the things that truly matter; the...
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