After the Breakup, Do you Return Everything?


There is a breed of men who end relationships by asking their ex girlfriends to return the gifts they gave them while dating. Some women give back the gifts as a sign of putting the relationship behind them, others regard it as sheer immaturity on the part of such men, Norah Chandiru writes H e gives youContinue reading “After the Breakup, Do you Return Everything?”

Immigration Law Hurting Alabama?


Costs mounting in state’s immigration debacle (editorial) HOW LONG can supporters of Alabama’s tough immigration law deny the mounting evidence that says the law is harmful and costly to the state? The newest proof comes from right here in our back yard. It was the decision by the Association of Departments of Family Medicine toContinue reading “Immigration Law Hurting Alabama?”

Jag flash in a Prius Sea


If your a car guy, you can lose your mind over a rare flashy car.   You find yourself driving erracticly to get a closer look at a Ferrari or an unfamilar car.   This was the case on new years day in San Francisco.  Flashy cars are rare in city by the Bay.  A city where, ifContinue reading “Jag flash in a Prius Sea”

Lending shortage may turn Europe’s car sales descent into a debacle


German manufacturers like VW will be least affected by any financing problems. (VW)   Europeans plucky enough to ignore the crumbling economy and confident that their jobs are safe might find that a new car isn’t possible because banks won’t lend them any money. With Europe on the brink of a double-dip recession, forecasters areContinue reading “Lending shortage may turn Europe’s car sales descent into a debacle”

Chrysler? Chrysler! (Revisiting the Shotgun Marriage to Fiat)


My love affair with Chrysler began with the 1968 Dodge Charger  from its front end to its rear, its didn’t look like a GM or Ford, it was Mopar.   Of course some of my friends liked the square Roadrunner   the  corporate twin of the Dodge.   I was a Dodge kid until Chrysler introudced the Plymouth Superbird  sure Dodge had version called the Daytona, but they didn’tContinue reading “Chrysler? Chrysler! (Revisiting the Shotgun Marriage to Fiat)”

Does it pay off to buy a small car?


2012 Hyundai Accent Regular unleaded averaged $3.96 a gallon in Michigan on Monday, up $1.05 a gallon from a year ago. And small cars generally get better fuel economy, often up to or more than 40 m.p.g. on the highway, but their prices are rising. “This summer is going to be very tough. The predictionsContinue reading “Does it pay off to buy a small car?”