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The Economies Of Wars And Walkers

On September 11, 2001, 2,999 people were killed in a terrorist attack. In response to those deaths, the United States has spent trillions of dollars to engage in three separate wars, in addition to bombings from robotic aircraft around the world, has instituted draconian search regimes and a practically omnipresent electronic surveillance system, and set [...]

The Priorities Of Congressman Cook

Republican Paul Cook claims that, as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, he “has distinguished himself by tackling some of the most important issues of the day.”

In this category, Cook places his latest bill:  H.R. 4371. A bill to redesignate the Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area in California as the Johnson [...]

How Cars Are Killing Coywolves

Nature, the PBS Documentary, has published an infographic in which it declares that “One of the biggest urban threats to the coywolf are automobiles, such as getting hit by a car.”

“…such as getting hit by a car”.

When I read that, I wondered what are the other ways that automobiles are threatening [...]

Driving Reality

There’s a discrepancy between how you think you look in your car and what you actually look like in your car.

Kids Can't Sit Still? Maybe You Can Blame Your Car.

If think you have hyperactive kids, well, much of that hyperactivity is probably a natural part of their childhood. If their active behavior isn’t appropriate to the setting, you might think about changing the setting.

There are some cases of hyperactivity among children, however, that are far outside the norm. There are children who consistently [...]

The Most Lazy Movie Poster Ever

All roads lead to this?!? Lead to what? To a road, with a guy, and a car?!?

I notice that the car is in the middle of a road that appears to lead nowhere. Roads lead to more roads? Cars lead to more cars?

I realize it’s the sixth movie in the superficial Fast and [...]

Share That Bike

There’s a new, low-investment way for people who have thought about transitioning some of their transportation from car to bicycle to try it out: Bike sharing. [...]

Obama Says Americans Expect The Government To Track Them Everywhere They Drive

President Obama has sent lawyers from the Department of Justice to argue in court that the federal government should have the right to place GPS tracking devices on the cars of as many Americans as it wants, without getting a search warrant. [...]

Kill Your Car

Cars are doing us more harm than good.

Cars pollute the air and water. They clutter up the land with roadways and parking lots.

Cars encourage not just the burning of fossil fuels, but drilling, too, resulting in significant ecological degradation.

Cars fill our neighborhoods with noise. They slam into pedestrians and bicyclists, making it [...]

Links Against SUVs

unnecessarily large, carrying extra weight, burning extra gasoline, and creating extra pollution when smaller, more efficient vehicles would do the job just as well. [...]

Killers On The Roads Of New Jersey! Where is There Security?

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, has worked to increased the real danger to New Jersey residents by cancelling public transportation projects, while keeping his Homeland Security backpack protection programs up and running. [...]