Author Archives: britishrover

2014/2015 Volvo V60 for US market

I haven’t mentioned this as a definite yet as I wasn’t sure it was a definite yet till I saw the PDF. Even then I wanted to wait a while as I wasn’t sure how or when Volvo planned to … Continue reading

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The President, the Shotgun and the Hypotenuse

I am actually writing this post to talk more about math then the presidential Skeet Photo or Skeetgate ,Skeeters or whatever manufactured crisis you want to call this. As I have written before I shot competition pistol during High School … Continue reading

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Three reason we were always going to go over the Fiscal Cliff.

First watch this video. It is from the 2012 Republican Primary Debate in Iowa. Look at that standing O at the end when they all raised their hands. That is the Republican Primary voters that a Republican congressional candidate fears. … Continue reading

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Tax Ammunition to Pay for a National Mental Health Program

I have been thinking about this a lot over the past few days but I am not going to try and parse things too much. I am probably barely going to edit this. I am just going to blow through … Continue reading

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Romney’s March to 47 Percent

As more and more states move voting to the mail with less in person voting on election day it takes longer to count all of the votes. Washington state for example only votes by mail. There is no in person … Continue reading

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Volvo V40 bring it the US proposal

Any time there is news about the Volvo V40 there are always a wave of comments demanding that Volvo bring the V40 here and complaining that they will not. Instead of complaining about it lets look at some data and … Continue reading

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Volvo ends C30 production

What I figured would happen for a while was official announced today. The last C30 orders have been placed and all production will cease by December. So if you really want that custom C30 you better tell someone now, all … Continue reading

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How The Affordable Care act or Obamacare will create jobs

Healthcare stocks

Graph of four major Health insurance companies

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More reasons a viable third party is needed in US

This election just offers up more proof of why a viable third party is needed in the US. Just by looking at the exit polling data it is very clear. ABC Exit Polling Another result further underscores general public discontent … Continue reading

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Party Realignment in the United States

I have always been a big fan of the Theory of Political Party Realignment. The American political system is set up to keep change from happening too quickly. The whole check and balance system is set up so that no … Continue reading

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