The Story Of How Ross Perot Saved Pixar From Being Owned By GM

What if, instead of making beloved movies like Toy Story, Wall-E, and Up, everyone's favorite CGI film studio Pixar had been swallowed up by General Motors? It sounds insane, but it almost happened had it not been for the timely intervention of one of America's most famous living billionaire/failed presidential… » 7/02/14 3:54pm 7/02/14 3:54pm

Here Are The Worst (And Best) States In America To Be A Driver

When we think of good places for people who enjoy driving, we often think of endless back roads with minimal traffic and high speed limits. But there's more to it than that, like legal protections for motorists, state-imposed costs and financial responsibility requirements. Not all places in America are created equal… » 5/20/14 9:33am 5/20/14 9:33am

Ohio Senator Behind New Anti-Tesla Bill Gets Paid Real Good By Dealers

Barely two months after Tesla Motors scored a legislative win against car dealers in the Ohio, a new bill comes to the Ohio State Senate that will ban Tesla's direct sales model for good. And guess who's behind it? The same guy who was behind the last one, state Sen. Tom Patton. Here's why he's so against direct sales. » 2/14/14 9:00am 2/14/14 9:00am

Taxpayers Spent $1.4 Million For Every Cash For Clunkers Job Created

Say, remember a few years ago when the government was giving people money to ditch their old car in exchange for something shiny and new? It saved the American car industry and fixed the environment, right? According to new report by the Brookings Institution think tank in D.C., the answer is "kinda, but not really." » 11/01/13 1:40pm 11/01/13 1:40pm

Trucker Protest A Bust Thanks To Rain, Everyone Realizing It Was Dumb

Earlier today thousands of truckers moved into the Capitol Beltway around Washington D.C., choking traffic for miles as they descended into the District and arrested several members of Congress. It was a thrilling sight for bored tourists unable to get into the Air and Space Museum. Wait, that didn't happen. » 10/11/13 2:27pm 10/11/13 2:27pm

Truckers Pissed At Government To Jam Up D.C. Beltway, Arrest Congress

Everyone is annoyed at the state of things in America as the government shutdown drags into its second week, whether you're one of 800,000 furloughed federal workers or just a D.C. tourist who wants to go to the goddamn Smithsonian. Now a group of truckers will take matters in their own hands with a plan that… » 10/08/13 9:09am 10/08/13 9:09am