davidl on January 1st, 2012

From the New York Times, via the Pundit of Poca and Daily Mail (WV): Fisker Automotive is recalling all 239 of its 2012 Karma luxury plug-in hybrid cars because of a fire hazard, according to a report filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Prices on the 2012 model start at $103,000, including the […]

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davidl on November 1st, 2011

An armed society is a polite society, and a safe one, from Loa Angeles Times: “I want you to get a concealed weapons permit,” Sheriff Chuck Wright said at the Monday news conference, as reported by TV station WYFF. “Don’t get Mace. Get a firearm.” The sheriff alleged that a 46-year-old man named Walter Lance […]

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davidl on July 30th, 2010

Or maybe¬† Vurkey?¬† From Edward Niedermeyer, New York Times: GENERAL MOTORS introduced America to the Chevrolet Volt at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show as a low-slung concept car that would someday be the future of motorized transportation. It would go 40 miles on battery power alone, promised G.M., after which it would create its own […]

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davidl on April 19th, 2010

Are the Obami behind the anti Tea Party Astroturf? From Erick Erickson, Redstate : Glenn Greenwald at Salon noted Barack Obama’s new head of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Cass Sunstein, had championed creating fake websites and using outside 501(c)(3) interest groups to act as alleged independent champions of government policy and to […]

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davidl on April 4th, 2010

Filibuster breaks out at Obama rally, Anne E. Kornblut, Washington Post: Toward the end of a question-and-answer session with workers at an advanced battery technology manufacturer, a woman named Doris stood to ask the president whether it was a “wise decision to add more taxes to us with the health care” package. “We are overtaxed […]

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