Progressives believe that more government, more regulation, and more taxation is the answer to every problem. This is the rationale behind Obamacare. The outcome will be, as it always is with socialism, a disaster.
On June 28, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Obamacare as a tax. As with most taxes, money is taken from the more productive people and given to the less productive people. This does two things:
If you can swing a deal on an xB – which you probably can, given Scion’s straits – then it’s definitely worth considering the xB. It’s by no means a bad vehicle – it’s just that better ones are now available.
This will probably be my last write-up of a 2013 model car. Hell, it ought to be – we’re only four weeks away from 2014.
Dodge has always positioned the Durango as the Goldilocks SUV: not too big, not too small, but just right. For 2014, the company makes its strongest case yet for the Durango as a unique, class leading truck-based SUV.
It is getting hard to find a real SUV – especially one that’s not too damn big.
Kia - and corporate parent Hyundai - have been on a roll. That looks to continue with the Kia Cadenza for 2014.
The Kia Cadenza and Hyundai Azera are fraternal rather than identical twins. They both spring from the same corporate loins (Kia is a subsidiary of Korean mega-conglomerate Hyundai) and both share a lot of “DNA” – including identical powertrains.
Building a consistent brand identity that can have a positive impact on at least ten percent of your audience can be the difference between business success and failure.
Creating products that attract the attention of consumers is one of the biggest hurdles that a business faces, but simply getting to this step is not enough to ensure success. Instead, you also have to take the time to create a brand image that your customers can relate to.
It's easy to see where the road we are on leads: to more fiat money expansion, more debt, and, ultimately, financial upheaval.
During the past six years, I’ve written about the economy and what I expect in the future, and now seems like a good time for a review. So, let me try to pull together my various comments into one piece.