Thursday, August 5, 2021

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    News/Other Stuff

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    SkyDiving Without a Parachute

    Given how expensive traffic tickets are, it’s amazing so many people won’t buy a good radar detector. Unlike the car you’re driving, it actually is an investment - and not just...

    The Double Yellow Prison

    This country is painted over with double yellow bars - a sort of rolling-ribbon prison, from which escape is not possible. Or at least, very difficult. Legal passing zones - always...

    Rebalancing the Scales

    We are peculiarly at the mercy of police. Which goes a long way toward explaining why police are increasingly merciless. After all, they can get away with it. Physically. Financially. Legally. Consider: You...

    Online Dating. . .

    What do you do when you are a divorced middle-aged dude looking for female companionship? You go online. One of the pratfalls of this, I've discovered, is that most of the online...

    What Killed Chrysler?

    The news may come today - but it won’t be a surprise: Chrysler’s going the way of Plymouth. Maybe Dodge, too. They are not right for the times and it would...

    No More Cop Cars

    Five years or so from now, there may be no more cop cars. Vehicles used by cops, certainly. But not cars. These are being retired - in the Bladerunner taking-care-of-the-Replicants sense. Ford...

    The Last Buick

    It hasn't been announced yet, but Buick won't be around much longer. It's already mostly gone. GM just announced the cashiering of the Cascada convertible - after less than three years on...

    Tasered 11 Times Over Turn Signal

    Here's a particularly awful story and video out of Glendale, AZ - with implications that are national. Armed government workers followed a car into a parking lot - over an alleged turn...

    “Boring… Next”

    When financial analyst Toni Sacconaghi of Sanford C. Bernstein asked Tesla CEO Elon Musk about the money-losing electric car company's capital requirements going forward (Tesla has burned through - cue Dr. Evil...
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