In case you haven't noticed, our freedoms are under attack every day in this country, including our right to consume disgusting, diabetes-causing giant sodas and our right to use firearms irresponsibly.
Earlier this month we showed you what it was like to drive 85 mph on Texas' State Highway 130 toll road, which will have the highest speed limits in the Western Hemisphere when that section opens up later this year.
I shift into fifth gear and hit 70 mph as I merge onto the State Highway 130 toll road east of Austin. The speed limit on this road is 80 mph, so that's where I stop accelerating until a Chevy Tahoe packed with children passes me in the left lane, probably doing around 90. Then I decide to push the accelerator a bit…
Texans are one step closer to being able to drive 85 MPH legally on certain stretches of road, with the state's department of transportation announcing this week that they're testing out sections of a toll road between Austin and San Antonio to determine if it can handle the speeds. Yeehaw!