How To Vote For Your Right To Off-Road

Land use isn't something that usually gets brought up in high-profile political debates, but access to legal off-road trails is invariably a political issue. If you want to preserve that access, you've got to know who to vote for. That's where the Trail Political Action Committee (TPAC) comes in. » 5/15/14 11:51am 5/15/14 11:51am

Flat-Bed School Bus Carries Chrome Knight, Political Message Around GA

I've certainly never seen a school bus sliced and re-welded to have a big, open flat section after the first three rows of seating, but that's exactly what a Georgian gubernatorial candidate seems to have built his campaign vehicle out of... toting a statue of a knight playing baseball, no less. » 3/13/14 8:00pm 3/13/14 8:00pm

Yep, Chris Christie Really Jammed Jersey Traffic For Political Revenge

For months, it had been rumored: Gov. Chris Christie's office ordered a traffic jam on the Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge to screw a mayor who had reneged on endorsing the governor. Today, a smoking gun emerged in the form of a Christie deputy's one-line email: » 1/08/14 10:16am 1/08/14 10:16am

Trucker Protest Gets Crazier with Lady Who Believes Obama Is Osama

Can this on-again, off-again trucker protest in D.C. get any fucking weirder than it already is? Yes, because anything is possible with speed. Despite one of the protest's organizers saying yesterday that the "Truckers Ride for the Constitution" rally was all a lie from the start, a rival organizer now says the… » 10/09/13 3:47pm 10/09/13 3:47pm

Kwame Kilpatrick Is Going To Jail And Detroiters Have Really Mixed…

Our long, local nightmare is over: Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, already a felon, has been convicted on 24 federal charges of racketeering, wire fraud, extortion and bribery today, practically guaranteeing a lengthy prison term and bringing a close to a chapter in the Motor City's history annals that read… » 3/11/13 12:53pm 3/11/13 12:53pm

$70 Million For NASCAR Tracks And Other Surprising Pork In The Fiscal…

Unless you've been nursing a hangover so intense that it has kept you away from the news in recent days, you probably know that the U.S. House voted late yesterday to approve legislation that would avert the so-called "fiscal cliff." The bill was sent to President Obama today for his signature. » 1/02/13 1:20pm 1/02/13 1:20pm

California Ends Big Car Bonus For Politicians, But Not Before Some Fix…

Up until recently, there was a funny little loophole that let California legislators ride around in some pretty nice cars that cost taxpayers a lot of money. You're probably thinking everyone in California drives a Prius, but the fact is many politicians drive around in some expensive cars and have been getting the… » 12/09/12 10:00am 12/09/12 10:00am

Barack Obama And Mitt Romney Are Both Wrong About Dog-Powered Windmill…

Today, President Obama was in Iowa, talking about his energy policies, including wind power. He reminded the crowd that Republican candidate Mitt Romney said of wind power "You can't drive a car with a windmill on it," and then Obama used that to get in a little zinger, saying "I don't know if he's actually tried… » 8/14/12 2:00pm 8/14/12 2:00pm