Recent content by Spyder7

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    War on Drugs a massive failure.

    My first hand observations and understanding from working against, and layer with addicts; the first where they were a significant (though not necessarily majority) of people I dealt with in Loss Prevention, and then later worked with as part of a multi-disciplinary treatment team in an...
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    The hammer comes down on Speculators

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: ZZman</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I have to agree that it is the dollar and all the big players in the market that are driving prices up. While what they are doing is legal,they probably should all be investigated...
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    Worst Aftermarket Mods

    Yep, not only looks ridiculous, but also increases the aerodynamic resistance, worsening performance and FE. -Spyder
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    Breaking and Entering.

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Al</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: morris</div><div class="ubbcode-body">you are laboring under the misconception that you own your house...
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    Breaking and Entering.

    As an addendum to the above, to contrast your idealistic fantasy view with real world data, I'd draw your attention to "Policing for Profit: The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture." And if you elect to read it, then keep in mind it was written before these new police powers were granted. Some...
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    Breaking and Entering.

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Al</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> Police departments won't risk trillions of $$$ in lawsuits. Theory is one thing practicality/real world is another. </div></div> If the law of the land says they have the legal the...
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    Are cars/trucks from the 80s worth buying

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: steve20</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> OP don't buy something from the 80's they are so out of style </div></div> All the more reason to buy something from the 80s. Don't care to play follow the lemmings or their...
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    Are Municipal Bonds a Safe Investment?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: dishdude</div><div class="ubbcode-body">My emergency safety net money is sitting in an Ally savings account earning 1%. This is the money I would tap if something major happened to the house, I lost my job, any other...
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    Breaking and Entering.

    Some interesting snips from the article linked further up thread: <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">...George Washington University law professor Stephen Saltzburg, the decision means that "whenever the police have suspicion that there...
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    FIAT is back......

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: demarpaint</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I can tell you from my minor accident, the little Civic that rear ended my E-150 came out on the short end of the stick in a big way. Living on Long Island just about all my...
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    VW 2.0 TDI reliability/DI gunk issues?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: demarpaint</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Great question maybe they have the design perfected? I'll be following this thread. </div></div> +1. Former VW fan who was very disappointed to watch their gradual, downward...
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    Are cars/trucks from the 80s worth buying

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: OVERK1LL</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><img src="http://media.motortopia.com/files/15874/vehicle/491dce45e1fd7/cobra.jpg" alt="" /> </div></div> One of the especially nice looking fox body Mustangs - not my favorite...
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    FIAT is back......

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: OVERK1LL</div><div class="ubbcode-body">There are far more SUV's and cars on the roads in most of North America than there are transport trucks however. So while both are likely headed for a spot on the concrete when...
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    another one married!

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: ArrestMeRedZ</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> It took a while, but I smile every time I think of the answer as to why divorces cost so much. They are worth it. </div></div> +1. I was 'lucky' in that growing up in a...
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    Worst Aftermarket Mods

    Some of those are hysterical. The one I see the most, and find the most obnoxious, are the [censored] cans (always on late 90s and early 2000 Civics). FTR, I'm a big Civic fan and have (and will again) shopped for them when used car shopping. I'd have to walk, and not even glance back, at any I...
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