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Canada’s Gas Guzzlers!

There was an interesting article that appeared in both island newspapers on Saturday 11th May 2019. It was titled Canada’s Gas Guzzlers and written by Blake Schaffer of Postmedia News. It caught my interest not just because of concern for … Continue reading

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The Carbon Tax?

While it appears the carbon tax works and has been proven in several countries I still have questions. There must be more simple ways to reduce carbon without causing a tax increase on the working public. I drive a Toyota … Continue reading

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Al Capone’s Car

HERE IS A BIT OF HISTORY… Hours after Pearl Harbor was bombed on December 7, 1941, the Secret Service found themselves in a bind. President Franklin D. Roosevelt was to give his Day of Infamy speech to Congress on Monday, … Continue reading

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Interesting Old Sayings

I have been trying to make sense out of the Chrysler Corp advertizing campaign for their Dodge trucks. When promoting the truck they claim the following using a deep tough sounding guys voice, “Guts-Glory-Ram”. But all that tells me,  it … Continue reading

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Gays/Lesbians/Classic Cars???

I posted this a few years ago, and thought it was time to do it again. I found it rather strange then and still do today. One might conclude the heading is a strange one?? I suppose it is a … Continue reading

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My Driving Career Began in the 1950s

  Yes I did have a licence to drive an automobile in the 1950’s and I knew all the hand signals??? Hand signals??? what are hand signals you ask?. In the 1950’s cars were not fitted with flashers or brake … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday Humour.

THE ITALIAN FIDELITY TEST I was a very happy man. My wonderful girlfriend and I had been dating for over a year. So we decided to get married. There was only one little thing bothering me. It was her beautiful … Continue reading

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GM closing plants?

While I have great sympathy for those losing their jobs, it should have come as no surprise. GM products have been sub standard for some years now. When we combine poor quality with poor sales and changing consumer requirements, the … Continue reading

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My British Car Collection?

Just received this display cabinet for my car collection (early Christmas Present). This might bring a little forgiveness from the BATAN’s car club members. I know I committed a dreadful sin buying a Pontiac Firefly, though you really have to … Continue reading

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2.9 Billion loan rewrite off????

Chrysler Canada? no we are Fiat Chrysler a totally different corporation.   So if I change my name can the bank still make me pay my mortgage? Yes of course they can, and it I fail to pay up they … Continue reading

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