2012 Nissan 370Z Roadster

2012 Nissan 370z Roadster

When the previous-generation Nissan Z was delivered to me for the first time, the gentleman who handed me the keys was wearing a half-cup of coffee. As I soon discovered, the sport suspension package was stiffer than the Ingalls’ Conestoga on Little House on the Prairie. By the next morning, I was also sporting a mocha latte. I hoped the latest 370Z Roadster would be kinder on clothing.
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Michigan House Votes To Ban Domestic Partner Benefits


The Republican-controlled Michigan House has voted to ban all city agencies and state-funded universities from offering domestic partner benefits. Passed under the guise of saving millions of dollars for the cash-strapped state, proponents of the legislation also insist it’s upholding the will of state residents. In 2004, a one man and one woman marriage amendment was approved by voters.
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After 18 Years, ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Comes To An End

Rainbow flag

For such a hotly debated subject, one that often escalated to raised voices and raw emotion, the repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ and acceptance of openly gay men and women into the U.S. military has seemed remarkably quiet and calm. The result is like sitting at a dinner table with feuding family members who, out of nowhere, suddenly start chatting amicably about the weather. There is an undeniable sense of relief, mixed with a twinge of lingering tension.
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2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

The 2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque adds chic design to the legendary off-road prowess that has always been an integral part of the Land Rover brand. I discovered just how happy the Evoque is to claw up steep inclines and scrabble over muddy trails during several rainy days spent in the U.K. with this littlest Land Rover. Continue reading

Rotary Supercars Promises 2,800 Horsepower Hypercar

Rotary Supercars' "hypercar"

You’ve got to love a car that accelerates from 0 to 250 mph in less time then it takes to reheat a cup of coffee. Rotary Supercars says its upcoming “hypercar” will become the fastest car in the world, courtesy of a top speed of 279 mph and its 0.9 second sprint from 0 to 60 mph. That’s right, you’ll be able to accelerate to highway speeds in less than one second. That should be fun. Continue reading