Archive for January, 2011
First Lady and pedestrian-killer, Michelle Obama.
The Governor’s Highway Safety Association reports that, for the first time in four years, pedestrian deaths are up. This is particularly notable because traffic fatalities as a whole have fallen eight percent in the last four years. According to the report, 1,891 pedestrians were killed in the first [...]Read More..>>
Pima County Sheriff Dupnik had the following to say about the horrific shooting yesterday:
I think it’s time as a country that we need to do a little soul searching. Because it’s the vitriolic rhetoric that we hear day in and day out from people in the radio business and some people in the tv business, [...]
A recent New Yorker article about energy conservation has taken a lot of the wind out of my already drooping environmental sails. Now, before you fall straight asleep at the words “energy conservation,” consider the thesis of the article, which is: contrary to conventional belief, measures designed to conserve fossil fuels by improving energy [...]Read More..>>
Here is an example of a bicyclist performing some basic safety checks of the sort that probably would have prevented the plaintiff in the lawsuit against Ajo Bikes (below) from breaking his arm.
Cool video, too.