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by | Nov 19, 2022

There is a war going on — against the diesel engine. It is being waged not because the diesel engine is a “threat” to the “climate.” It is being waged because the diesel engine is a threat — to the…

by | Oct 6, 2022

First, they came for our lightbulbs. Then, our plastic straws. Then, they came for our polystyrene cups and plates and our packing peanuts, and, during COVID, they made us strap masks on our faces and poked needles in our arms…

by | Sep 8, 2022

California did not, despite what the headlines say, ban the sale of new gas-powered vehicles. Fourteen unelected pretenders feigning to wield California’s legislative powers unanimously declared the 2035 deadline on such sales. The ukase recalls those issued by a Californian…

by | Sep 5, 2022

Give Gov. Glenn Youngkin credit for having fired the first shot of sanity back at the lunacy that is the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and its decision to ban gas-powered vehicles within 15 years. Youngkin, elected last year as…

by | Aug 28, 2022

Does anyone remember the Before Time? It was a time, not a long time ago — about 10 years — when it was common for family cars in the $30k range to come standard with V6 engines and when V8s…

by | Jul 31, 2022

In Virginia’s 2021 gubernatorial contest Democrat Terry McAuliffe based his campaign on the fiction that Republican Glenn Youngkin was a “Trump wannabe.” McAuliffe lost in a state Biden had carried by 10 points. Six months later, in the special election…

by | Jul 22, 2022

No institution is out of the reach of the woke pandemic. Not even a Southern fried one like NASCAR, which has let it out that it will be launching an electric car racing series next year. This is nuts. Will…

by | Jul 21, 2022

One of the biggest economic incentives to drive a hybrid (or a full-boogie electric car) is not having to buy gas and — by dint of that — not having to pay the extortionate tax applied to the purchase of…

by | Jul 8, 2022

I have a car. Millions of citizens do. I don’t use it to kill little old ladies, nor do I drive into IRS buildings or run over squirrels. Not even cats. Because of this noise pollution thing, I don’t even…

by | Jun 27, 2022

It just keeps getting worse around the subject of oil and gas and hydrocarbons and inflation and taxes and money. The current painful rate of inflation started not with Comrade Putin’s inexcusable invasion of Ukraine. It started on January 21,…

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