Oregon is running a voluntary per mile travel tax
instead of the current per gallon standard. The volunteers do not have to pay the gas tax while participating in the study.
Does anyone really believe the gas tax will go away if the per mile tax is enacted? Does any tax ever go away once it is put in place? So if this goes through we may as well expect both.
What a great way to control travel, especially for the poor. This idea is a greater threat to personal liberty than the Patriot Act. It is much easier to control a non-moving populace.
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Original article here.
I don't think the gal in the third video is wearing one....
Watch for louche poet Charles Bukowski at 1:22.
You get the theme song in the next clip. Whole film can be streamed at Amazon. IMDB entry here.
Mars needs petroleum byproducts!
Clunkiest metaphor ever. Garment causing deadly vision obstruction that will be shredded by fanbelt = engine protection.
Original ad here.
The takeaway message? Drinking and driving is an eternal fun recreation of humanity, encoded in the genome of the species, and will never cease.
Clocked at 116 mph. Although I think a more relevant test would be how fast it can go while simultaneously cutting grass. More info at gizmag.com