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With a Clothespin Affixed to My Nose…

I just voted - not for anything, but against everything the political Left is determined to impose on everyone. From forcing everyone to tithe to the insurance mafia (or the government,...

The Automotive Low Flush Toilet

I wish I could take credit for this one, but I can’t. However, I will shamelessly use it - and credit the reader (Jim H) who made the analogy: Auto-stop/start systems -...

A Colonel Bogey Salute From Dodge to Uncle

While every other car company is doing its best to clap loudest for Stalin - building electric cars for which there is no real market (while pretending there is one or...

PC Orthodoxies Afflict Even Libertarians…

I got the following note from a reader the other day. I reprint it in its entirety, with my comments afterward: Why did you feel it was appropriate to use the term...

Volvo’s New “S” Word

Swedish (now owned by the Chinese) car maker Volvo used to be the saaaaaaaaaaafety brand. Until that neurosis became a common disease, via the heavy hand of Uncle - who could...

A Vegan Menu at Your Local Steakhouse . . .

Why is General Motors  - which only sells one electric car - pushing for a national electric car mandate?  Honda and several others, too. It is not unlike a steak house lobbying...

1987 Again . . . for a Moment

Yesterday, I had an encounter with an armed government worker on a motorcycle, running a speed trap. And running laser, which is kryptonite to even the best radar detector because you...

The Real Killers

Back in the ‘90s, a movie came out accusing GM of killing the electric car. The movie was wrong. The real killer wasn’t GM. It was a tag team of the market...

Jaguar Without Jaguarness

Jaguar is the latest premium brand - others include Porsche, BMW and Mercedes - to give the electric car tar baby a two-armed hug. Design chief Ian Callum says he has probably...

Always On High Beams

High beams used to be usually off. You turned them on if you needed them - which wasn’t usually. That’s about to be turned on its head if a new “safety” proposal...
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