I think the difference here isn't that people are saying that it's illegal (it's not, nor was Charlie Hebdo) but that it's offensive (which Charlie Hebdo was also). In that vein, the two are similar: backlash against a legal (under free speech laws) but offensive slogan/graphic. The difference lies in how people are… » 1/23/15 11:51am 1/23/15 11:51am

In some states, government incentives can make leasing a ridiculously practical option. Exhibit a: four families in my church (out of maybe 50) have leases on Leafs (Leaves?) as second vehicles. In Washington state, after government incentives, they're paying around $200.00 per month for the lease, which makes it an… » 7/15/14 7:21pm 7/15/14 7:21pm

Took me about a week to get good at it. It was the only car available to me.
Also, once you get comfortable with it, learning to heel-toe on downshifts (or just use the sides of your foot if you have big feet like I do) is fairly simple; I do it without even thinking about it now. » 2/22/14 8:53pm 2/22/14 8:53pm