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The Ticking Time Bomb in Your Dashboard

Air bags - driver and front seat passenger air bags - have been mandatory in cars since the mid 1990s. That means there are now millions of older cars on the...

What You Should Be Able to Say to a Cop… But Don’t Dare To

One word - no. It used to be a word that carried a lot of weight. Not just morally but also - and critically - legally. You could say no to...

Pay it Down

You've probably heard about "paying it forward" and of course, we all know about paying it back. But what about paying it down? Debt, I mean. Sit in traffic and look around....

The Other Things

The Boy Scout motto - Be Prepared - is probably considered evidence of terrorist (or at least extremist) inclinations in the USSA Today. I won't even get into the parts about...

But Then We’d Have Anarchy!

I think it's a false argument that opposition to authoritarianism in all its forms equals advocacy of anarchy. To understand why, it is necessary to make a distinction between aggressive violence...

Let’s Start Here

Before a sensible conversation is possible, everyone has to agree on definitions. The fact that millions of Americans don't agree on definitions is arguably the main reason why political conversation in...

Clover Clues

Dealing effectively with Clovers - inept, inconsiderate motorists (I won't call them drivers) - requires identifying potential Clovers so as to take steps to avoid and evade them as quickly as...

The Master Culture

The Nazis had the Herrenvolk - the master race. It didn't work out for them so well. But if they'd been a bit slicker in their thinking, they would have done...

You Didn’t Think it Would End With Seat Belts. . . Right?

Mandatory buckle-up laws set the precedent: Even your own body in your own car is no longer your own personal space.  Here's how it works: The government decides that whatever it is...

The 2013 Mazda CX-5 I Won’t Be seeing

I just got invited by Mazda to attend a press event for the 2013 CX-5 in CA. I used to attend such events regularly, and I'd love to attend this one-...
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