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A Message From the Northern Borderlands….

| September 9, 2020 | 16 Comments
A Message From the Northern Borderlands….

We think we’re facing doom and gloom down here? Quick Dick McDick up in Canada farmland has something to say, too. This gentleman is from up across our northernmost boundaries. From the landscape he farms, I’m guessing Alberta or thereabouts. His accent may be a little tricky, but he’s making some very good points about […]

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So: What About Really Large EVs?

| September 5, 2020 | 48 Comments
So:  What About Really Large EVs?

Intro Who says lightning never strikes twice? Last week, I wrote an article regarding the difficulty of charging a hypothetical all-electric US vehicle fleet with today’s electric grid. But as before, part of a comment to that article made by longtime TAH reader rgr769 caught my eye – and made me wonder: . . . […]

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So: If All US Vehicles Were Electric . . . Could We Charge Them?

| August 29, 2020 | 52 Comments
So:  If All US Vehicles Were Electric . . . Could We Charge Them?

Intro Last week, I wrote an article debunking the EPA’s blatantly misleading “108 MPG equivalent highway” claim for a particular electric vehicle, the 2020 Chevy Bolt. But part of a comment to that article made by longtime TAH reader rgr769 caught my eye – and made me wonder: . . . . If everyone in […]

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So, Really: Just How Much Fuel Do Electric Vehicles “Burn”?

| August 22, 2020 | 104 Comments
So, Really:  Just How Much Fuel Do Electric Vehicles “Burn”?

Intro I keep hearing how great electric vehicles are. “They’ll save the planet!” proponents say. “They’re the wave of the future!” And I think we’ve all seen or heard the “equivalent of 100+ MPG” claims made by some electric vehicle manufacturers (and the EPA). But I haven’t seen one simple question answered: just how much […]

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SecDef Esper said to be eyeing $2.2B cut to military health

| August 18, 2020 | 19 Comments
SecDef Esper said to be eyeing $2.2B cut to military health

Politico has everyone all concerned that our active military folks will be without health care, that the sudden inrush of military personnel into civilian medical providers will have all civilian’s quality of care go down, and will set the country on a path of doom for the next pandemic. Secretary of Defense Esper, who President […]

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A Saturday Twofer

| June 27, 2020 | 18 Comments
A Saturday Twofer

Grab a cold one and fix a sandwich. There is a ten year gap between these two videos, but they have distinct relevance to each other and are worth your time. Save them for after supper, if you like but watch both of them. First of all, if you don’t remember 2010, you need to […]

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Another Night, Another Rampage

| June 25, 2020 | 29 Comments
Another Night, Another Rampage

This may also frost your patience, but there’s a reason for the Wisconsin governor’s response. The Wisconsin governor activated the National Guard after two statues (one of them an Abolitionist/Civil War officer who fought on the side of the Union) were toppled by rioters and a state senator was injured by the rioters when he […]

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They’re Everywhere….

| June 25, 2020 | 34 Comments
They’re Everywhere….

    The subject of this article is is another whackadoodle who has been outed for faking being half black, scamming scholarship money that could have gone to someone who needed it. He’s been raging against the world, but in particular, he wants a Kristallnacht against white Christians. https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/2020/06/call-kristallnacht-against-christians-lloyd-billingsley/ From the article: “All murals and […]

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