Lacks the Ring of Truth

Everyone is reporting about the silver-headed gentleman who frantically called 911 early in the week stating that his Toyota Prius was accelerating out of control down the San Diego interstate. In my mind, these are some of the salient things he says in his on camera CNN interview: The the floor mat was not stuck up under the gas pedal.… Continue reading

I Am Simply SHOCKED!

Bloomberg reports today that, astoundingly, Iraq is now opening its doors to BP, Exxon Mobile, and Shell for the first time since 1972, when the country, under the leadership of the now executed Saddam Hussein, nationalized all of its oil fields. Astoundingly, this will open the 3rd largest oil reserves in the world directly to western countries. And, um… why… Continue reading

Lady in Red…

Back in the previous century now, I was going home after work. The traffic was unusually bad, no, I take that back; it was wretched beyond belief! When I was about 5 miles from my home the traffic came to a complete stand still. I was inching forward ever 30 seconds or so. But not to worry, I am prepared… Continue reading

Sex Machine

Is there really such a thing as a car that is indicative of a sex machine? Well, according to a news of the weird report I read a couple months back, at least one research firm thinks so. The firm sent out random surveys to thousands of men asking two simple questions: What car make do you drive? How often… Continue reading

How Very Odd (or Even)…

I have recently noticed something about myself that I find mildly amusing if not just plain weird. I have always set my digital thermostat in my home on odd numbers: 75 or 77 in the summer, 67 or 69 in the winter. And if the house gets too hot or too cold, I always adjust the thermostat up or down… Continue reading