Before entering witness protection, I edited the autos section of The New York Times. Knows people who know people.

The New Rules of Car Buying — A​ccording to market-research firm J.D.Power, more than a quarter of the 16 million new-car purchases in the U.S. last year were made by that tech-savvy group known as millennials at honest-to-goodness dealerships. How could that be, in an age of painless online shopping, when you can buy everything from shoes to mortgages via keystrokes?

Hagerty Test Drive: A roaring return for an Italian passion play - Driver's Seat - Traverse City Record-Eagle — If you like letting your car do the driving, or if you enjoy being coddled and comfortable, the Alfa 4C Spider is not for you. High strung and demanding, it is the opposite of an autonomous car. Absent from the U.S.
Sep 12, 2015

100-pound runaway tortoise makes like a hare, is found a whole mile from home.…

How It Changed the World — It was only eight days after President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act on Aug. 6 of 1965 that federal voting examiners speedily dispatched to Selma, Ala., proceeded in a single day to register 381 new black voters, more than had managed to register in Dallas County over the last 65 years.

Why Nikki Haley Finally Called for It to Come Down — The most striking aspect of the Bamberg, South Carolina, grade school class photo (circa 1980) is not the nine black youngsters scattered among the 23 white pupils. Bamberg schools had been integrated under a court order roughly a decade earlier.
Jul 07, 2015

By the author of one of my favourite books: The Most Southern Place on Earth

BEHIND THE WHEEL/2002 Cadillac Escalade; A Mammoth Appetite And Creature Comforts — WHEN the six blind men of Indostan approached the elephant of the Hindu fable, their perceptions were colored by where they stood. Certainly, if you grasped the tail of the beast, you might think you held a rope; the ear could indeed be mistaken for a fan; and the trunk was very like a snake.
Aug 15, 2014

Came across this old Cadillac review I wrote. Holds up pretty well, I think.…{%221%22%3A%22RI%3A7%22}

Mr. Mayor, Please Stop Calling San Antonio the 7th Largest City — I was born in San Antonio, I love this city and plan to spend the rest of my life here. I am also a huge fan of Mayor Julián Castro. His ambitions for San Antonio are large and he is making great progress. But his marketing of the city has one fatal flaw.
Dec 03, 2013

Tracking to break daily traffic record. RT @Rivardreport: Mr. Mayor, Please Stop Calling #SanAntonio 7th Largest City

Dec 03, 2013

How big is San Antonio? Some smart points raised here...tho I like betting people that SA is bigger than Dallas.…

Dec 03, 2013

RT @Rivardreport: Congrats @lewmoormon whose open letter to @juliancastro set a new single day traffic record: #rack

Dec 05, 2013

RT @monikam: Great take on our fair city from @lewmoorman via @rivardreport: undiscovered, affordable, authentic, inexpensive

New This Week: 'Driven' Video Reviews by Tom Voelk — In his Behind the Wheel review in this weekend's Automobiles section, Ezra Dyer notes that a spacious trunk has always been part of the appeal of the Chevy Impala, and cites the capacity of a previous generation of that sedan to swallow cases of Tylenol PM and K-Y jelly.
Aug 23, 2013

NYT Autos: Introducing Tom Voelk's Driven video reviews. How much Charmin will fit in an Impala?

Nov 27, 2015

This makes it sound way too easy to steal $500K from armored truck. Outside Detroit casino; suspect just walked away…

Nov 27, 2015

RT @washingtonpost: Active shooter at Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs, police and fire officials say

Nov 25, 2015

On the other hand, @Macys won’t be carrying Trump merchandise this year.…

Nov 25, 2015

RT @ThatSamSmith: And the best-in-class Porsche diesel Audi news is that we have no new news about the Porsche diesel Audi news.

Nov 25, 2015

RT @liamstack: An armed protester at a Texas mosque has shared the home addresses of local Muslims and "Muslim sympathizers."…

Nov 25, 2015

RT @khoi: Law enforcement took more stuff from people than burglars did last year…

Nov 25, 2015

RT @ReutersBiz: GM, law firm can keep ignition switch documents secret: U.S. judge

Nov 25, 2015

"For Trump, Twitter is an instant feedback loop, giving him support for even the flimsiest assertions.”…

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