They may look ungainly, but the aerodynamic advantages of recumbent bikes and trikes give them an edge – especially if you throw a 4 kW wheel hub motor into the mix.
Oh Nanny Bloomberg. Just look what you started.
Recall when former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg decided to tax and/or regulate everything that wasn’t nailed down – limiting salt, taxing and limiting the size of those evil “sugary” beverages?
Well, in an effort to raise more money, cash-strapped cities across the nation are taking a cue from the mayor and instituting their own sweetened-beverage taxes. That’s the only drawback of progressivism. There just is never enough money to achieve greatness. You always need a little more – and a little more – and so on.
The US military is getting its first new hand grenade in 40 years as engineers at the US Army Armament Research, Development, and Engineering Center (ARDEC) at Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, work on a safer multi-purpose design. Called the Enhanced Tactical Multi-Purpose (ET-MP) hand grenade, it will allow soldiers to choose between concussive or fragmentation blasts with the flip of a lever.
I was driving down a lonely country road one cold winter day when it began to sleet pretty heavily.
My windows were getting icy and my wiper blades were badly worn and quickly fell apart under the strain.
by: the Common Constitutionalist
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Yesterday, I received this email from the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC).
House Republicans just introduced an Obamacare replacement.
Sign on to support the Repeal and Replacement of Obamacare >>>
Brent — You elected President Trump and House Republicans to repeal Obamacare.
Now, after 7 years of Democrats’ blocking our efforts, House Republicans just introduced a replacement for Obamacare.
The only thing that stands in the way now is the Democrats’ obstruction tactics.
ADD YOUR NAME: Show your support for the repeal and replacement of Obamacare >>>
Needless to say, I did not sign on to show my support for O-DonaldCare.
And Why? Simple – because this is not a repeal bill. Repeal means to revoke or withdraw from something. This bill does neither. And it says it right there: “House Republicans just introduced a replacement for Obamacare.” It just replaces socialist Democrat crap with progressive Republican crap.
Two men were walking through the woods and came upon a big black, deep hole. One man picked up a rock and tossed it into the hole and stood listening for the rock to hit bottom. There was no sound.
He turned to the other guy and said “that must be a deep hole…let’s throw a bigger rock in there and listen for it to hit bottom.” The men found a bigger rock and both picked it up and lugged it to the hole and dropped it in.
by: the Common Constitutionalist
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Update: I neglected to mention another option to avoiding doing the hard things like a full repeal of ObamaCare. A weak-kneed roll-out of ObamaCare-lite. Although there hasn’t been time yet to dissect the new proposal, you can bet it doesn’t resemble anything they have been promising us. I can’t wait to hear the tough-talking sales pitch of the watered down bill.
What has everyone in politics, every cable news outlet, every talk radio program been discussing since Friday? Well, it’s not ObamaCare, cutting taxes, or really any of Trump’s big agenda items. Of course, it’s wiretapping, meetings with Russians and tweeting.
For now four solid days we have been pummeled with wiretapping scandal stories. If it’s not specifically about wiretapping, it’s about Jeff Sessions or others meeting, or not meeting with the Ruskies. Oh, and also the salaciously commented on photo of Kelly Ann Conway perched on the couch in the Oval Office.
That’s four days the administration and those on Capital Hill have not been thinking of or acting on the campaign promises that were made to us – a full repeal of ObamaCare – cutting taxes and confirming the next supreme Court justice, etc., etc.
This one story has sucked all the oxygen out of the room. On Monday, Rush Limbaugh spent virtually his entire show – three full hours harping on the feud between Trump and the democrats and zero time on anything else. I don’t listen to Hannity anymore, but I’ll bet he did the same.