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May.20.2013
Image Credit: WPSD-TV  The IRS Scandal Is Improper And Illegal Political Competition Democrats, who are famous for making a bunch of noise about Fairness, Equal Access, Voter Suppression, and Racial Discrimination ... "REDLINED" all requests by tax-exempt organizations that appeared to...
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Dec.13.2012
Book category finalists for the Motor Press Guild's Dean Batchelor Award. The annual award banquet singles out individuals demonstrating outstanding achievement in the profession of automotive journalism. Each year MPG presents the Dean Batchelor Award to the journalist judged to have...
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Aug.31.2012
   Clint Eastwood speaks to Barack Obama as represented by an empty chair. Image Credit: H. Darr Beiser, USA TODAY   Of Clint Eastwood, Chairs, And A Job Well Done The presentations at the Republican National Convention (RNC) were strong with a theme that was gifted to the...
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Aug.29.2012
Book Cover - Think Fast author Neil Roberts offers engineering for racers through ThinkFast Engineering. Image Credit: thinkfastengineering.com Book Review: Think Fast - The Racer's Why-To Guide to Winning Think Fast - The Racer's Why-To Guide to Winning, was written by one of the forces behind...
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Oct.06.2011
A computer program hacker organization, Anonymous 99, introduces their plan to ‘engage in a relentless campaign of non-violent, peaceful, civil disobedience’ to fight back against crime by banks and government agencies when they announced an upcoming ‘Operation Empire State Rebellion’. A99 [ctrl-...
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Sep.11.2011
President Barack Obama outlines the details of the American Jobs Act during an address to a Joint Session of Congress in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Sept. 8, 2011. Image Credit: Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson Obama Jobs Speech Viewership Off By...
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Jun.04.2011
Stagflation, the worst of both worlds (anemic economic growth and high inflation) brings back less than fond memories of the 1970's, along with the misery index, which is calculated adding the inflation rate to the unemployment rate. Until the 1960's, Keynesian economists had thought that those...
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Jan.05.2011
Target Chip Ganassi IndyCar Championship Series transporter fleet as it sits proudly in the paddock at the 2010 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Image Credit: Edmund Jenks (2010) For 2011, It's Still A Chip On Penske's Shoulder In The IRL Now that open wheel motorsports racing fans have been...
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Dec.09.2010
The Red Bull arch adorns a whoop-d-whoo section of the Motocross challenge part of the nearly seven mile course laid out by the Catalina Island Company for the event. Image Credit: Edmund Jenks (2010)   Red Bull Catalina Grand Prix 2010 ... And Beyond – Competing Interests Against all...
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Dec.01.2010
This December, the stars will align for the rebirth of one of California’s most historic motorcycle races – the Red Bull Catalina Grand Prix. The famed race, which was held between 1951 and 1958, brought thousands of spectators and hundreds of riders to Catalina Island, helping establish...
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Nov.25.2010
Ford named The Automotive Green Marketer of the Year by Nielsen at LA Auto Show 2010 - Nielsen research found • 85% of consumers said they recalled seeing a ‘green’ auto ad recently and, on average across the 23 brands measured, 67% of consumers said they had a more positive opinion of green...
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Nov.14.2010
A light bulb won't solve global warming. This guy's bright ideas just might. A documentary that takes an alternative approach than just FEAR in dealing with the clarion call of the global warming crisis [ctrl-click photo to see trailer]. Image Credit: Imdb "Cool It" - A Thoughtful...
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Nov.13.2010
The National Association for Legalized Street Racing (NALSR). Click Here to become a member of the fastest growing racing series in the nation. Image Credit: NALSR NALSR - Street Racing Made Legal, Bracketed, And With Punch The concept of Street Racing has been around ever since the...
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Oct.05.2010
  Side-By-Side - Restoring America Rally on left (packed with concerned American citizens) / One Socialist Nation Rally on right (packed with all of the Messiah's socialist citizens) - ironic and telling, isn't it? Image Credit: The Blaze (2010) One Nation Rally - The Hodge-Podge Of...
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Sep.30.2010
A planet, as depicted in this rendering, orbits the habitable zone of a star 20 light years from Earth, meaning it could have water on its surface. Image Credit: National Science Foundation and NASA Earth 2.0 ... Life Possible On Gliese 581g, 20.5 Light-Years Away Astronomers at the Keck...
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