Posts Tagged ‘body’

2014 Lexus RX350 F Sport AWD Crossover by Stu Wright

Several Lexus vehicles have been delivered to me for testing since 2010, and the latest was the RX350 luxury crossover SUV.  It came in Nebula Gray Pearl metallic, and inside it featured the black leather interior with black trim and black carpet.  M.S.R.P. for this car was $55,189.00, and it included a Mark Levinson premium [...]

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2014 Toyota Highlander Limited AWD SUV by Stu Wright

For 2014, Toyota’s Highlander has been updated for the first time since 2008, and  is now in its third generation iteration.  It is a car-based mid-sized SUV with seven-passenger, three row seating.  Sales of the Highlander (127,572 in 2013) places its revenue right in the middle of the Toyota SUV lineup.   This past week I [...]

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2015 GMC Yukon XL 4WD SLT Review by Stu Wright

General Motors has been building a big body-on-frame SUV for 80 years with the Chevrolet and GMC nameplates affixed to each.  Essentially a station wagon mounted on a light truck frame, the “Suburban” designation was used on all of them until the year 2000, at which time GMC began naming their version, the Yukon XL.  The [...]

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More deaths are coming as Democrats and Cartels spend for power.

Craig Masters Imagine you are walking along in your neighborhood with your young child. Maybe you are on your way home from a day at kindergarten. Your conversation is mostly one-sided as you listen to the excitement of the new ideas learned in class that day and for what will come tomorrow. Suddenly you are [...]

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2014 Lexus IS-350 AWD F-Sport Sedan by Stu Wright

Lexus, Toyota’s luxury automobile division, has built and sold the IS series of sedans since 2006.  The cars are manufactured in the Tahara plant in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. For 2014, the model underwent an update in body styling, with the drive train carried over from 2013.  I recently tested a new IS350,  equipped with the 3.5-liter, [...]

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EPA rules ‘Waters of the U.S.’ threatens all private property

by Craig Masters Under the EPA proposed new Waters of the U.S. rule, not one single acre in America is safe from the exact kind of federal trooper confrontation which took place this past week in Bunkerville, Nevada.  Using the concept of “protecting clean water” every dictator in history would be envious of the latest [...]

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TABOR may cause taxpayers to get refund over pot sales

By Jack Minor –   An amendment to the Colorado Constitution that lawmakers want repealed could result in individual taxpayers receiving money from the state over taxes on marijuana following its legalization in 2012.   When voters approved the legalization of marijuana for recreational use it was sold on the premise that all of the [...]

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2013 Toyota Highlander Limited 4WD Review by Stu Wright

For 2013, Toyota’s Highlander remains essentially unchanged since the 2011 model year update.  It is a car-based mid-sized SUV with seven-passenger, three row seating.  Sales of the Highlander (125,000+ in 2013) sits way below that of the RAV4 and way above that of the Toyota 4Runner.    I recently tested a Highlander, a Limited top-of-the-line unit [...]

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2013 Toyota Camry V-6 XLE FWD Sedan by Stu Wright

The Toyota Camry XLE that I drove last week was painted silver – Classic Silver metallic.  I enjoy the names that this company gives its paint colors, including this one as well as names such as Super White and Attitude Black.  The Toyota Camry is America’s number one selling car, having been so for eleven [...]

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Radiaton discovered on Arafat’s clothing reignites debate over cause of death

Radiation experts in Switzerland have confirmed they have discovered traces of polonium on clothing used by Yasser Arafat, which help “support the possibility” the veteran terrorist Palestinian leader was poisoned.   The news was announced in a report published by The Lancet over the weekend. The team provided the scientific details regarding statements made by [...]

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2013 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4WD

    The Toyota 4Runner, brought out 30 years ago as basically a compact pickup/topper, is now in its fifth generation configuration and has morphed into a brawny mid-sized SUV.  This last week I tested a 2013 Limited edition 4Runner that arrived at my place in Classic Silver metallic paint with a black leather interior. Toyota is [...]

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2013 Lexus RX350 AWD 5-Door Luxury SUV

Lexus, the luxury line of Toyota automobiles, made headlines this past week with the announcement that the company would begin producing some of itsr product in the United States.   A  plant in Georgetown, Kentucky was selected for the production of the ES line of sedans, and the start date was announced as 2015.  The company wants to produce [...]

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Deadly killers accompaning illegal aliens into America

A physician congressman, with over three decades of experience in the American healthcare system has said concerns over illegal aliens who bring drug resistant strains of tuberculosis and other diseased into the country are an important issue that needs to be discussed as part of any immigration reform bill.   “It is something I am [...]

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Dear city of Greeley and the neighboring towns

Dear people of Greeley and the neighboring towns, from the mountains to the prairies and north and south-bound, to any and all who can read this or hear,  to those who are hurting and cried many tears, to those not so troubled and living in cheer, to the wounded, discouraged, and living in fear, to [...]

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“Evolution Orange” – 2012 Toyota Prius c 5-Door

    An evolution is taking place within the Toyota Prius lineup, most recently with the introduction of their Prius c (city), which occurred earlier this year.  It’s the smallest Prius, and is the fourth model that the company currently makes available.  Toyota brought me an orange one to test last week, or at least it [...]

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National Weather Service puts in ammo request

by Matt Lacy –   The National Weather Service has submitted a request to purchase thousands of rounds of ammunition including hollow points which are intended to inflict maximum injury.   The solicitation for the ammunition appeared  on the FedBizOpps website and asked for 70,000 rounds of ammunition to be delivered to locations including Maine, [...]

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Journey church provides help to John Evans middle school

by Jack Minor –   In an example how individuals, rather than government funding can help our local schools, members of a local church recently helped John Evans middle school prepare for the upcoming school year.   At Monday’s special board meeting, District Superintendent Ranelle Lang read from an e-mail noting how Journey Christian Church [...]

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2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in 5-Door Sedan

    My latest test car was a new Prius Plug-in that came in Clearwater blue metallic paint with dark gray SofTex (leather) seating.  The Plug-in is available in limited quantities and only in certain areas of the United States, and was formally introduced last fall.  The Prius line of cars has been around for fifteen [...]

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Selective enforcement works against US

By Craig Masters July 27, 2012 – The US Constitution will be dealt a third strike by Obama and his coconspirators unless Americans stop them now! Law scholars across the country agree the recent Supreme Court ruling against Arizona’s immigration law was much more than simply a ruling against a defiant state. The ruling actually [...]

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Greeley Fire Receives Donation of Baby Caps

Staff Reports –   GREELEY — The Greeley Fire Department has received a donation of approximately 60 knitted handmade baby caps from Greeley Fire Senior Administrative Specialist Janice Perekrestenko in the honor and memory of her grandson Atticus (4/24/2011-11/15/2011). The baby caps, Atti’s Caps”, will be placed in the Fire Departments “OB Kits” which are [...]

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Aurora police chief apologizes for “inconvenience” to citizens

By Craig Masters The city of Aurora police chief stepped up to the cameras and microphones and apologized for the “inconvenience” to citizens caught up in bank robber apprehension Monday. But the chief was solid in his support for the actions taken by the officer in charge at the scene. For those who may not [...]

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Steak or Sizzle? Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

This last week I received my fourth Subaru to test, a 2012 Outback with the six-cylinder engine.  It was the 3.6R “Limited” model in Ice Silver metallic with black leather interior.  This car is made by Fuji Heavy Industries, a Japanese firm, in Lafayette, Indiana.  The Limited is the top-line Outback, out of six models [...]

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America – A nation without moral values?

by Carol Clemans – I write a monthly column for www.ibcperspectives.com. In Vol.22/No.4 of Perspectives, there is a short article entitled “Radical Homosexual Agenda in U.S. Congress.” It states the following: “The goal of many radical homosexuals is to create a new America based on sexual promiscuity in which moral values are forgotten. If the [...]

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“Oh, Lord,” – 2012 “Mercedes Benz” C350 Coupe

I left the hyphen out of the brand name of the car I drove last week because that is what Janis Joplin did when she wrote, and titled, her song in 1970.  Her lyrics read “Oh, Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz?”  In the song, she also made requests for a color TV [...]

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“Paint It, Black” – 2012 Toyota Camry SE Sedan

          Admit it; you thought the name of Mick Jagger’s old smash hit song was “Painted Black.”  Well, at least I did.  And, in fact, the song lyrics include the phrase, “painted black” on seven different occasions.  Jagger and Keith Richards (The Rolling Stones) wrote the song and gave it the [...]

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Contraception promotes immorality

by Carol Clemans The recent testimony before a congress committee by a female student from Georgetown University was blasted over the news several times. She was complaining that contraceptives for female students cost about $3,000 during college years. She was requesting ‘others’ to pay for the contraceptives.  She shared how embarrassed one college student was [...]

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Panetta statement on use of force draws impeachment papers

by Jack Minor – A recent statement by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta that international law trumps the Constitution when it comes to deploying the US military has resulted in the introduction of impeachment papers in the House of Representatives. In a WND column, former Congressman Tom Tancredo said Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C. has introduced a [...]

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Being proud to be American now considered racism

by Matt Lacy – In a shocking display of political correctness run amok, students at an American school have been accused of racism for shouting “USA, USA” during a high school basketball game. The incident occurred following a game between two American schools, Alamo Heights and Edison High School in San Antonio, Texas. Students from [...]

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UNC offering food meeting Islamic standards

by Jack Minor – Students attending the University of Northern Colorado this semester may notice a change in the food offerings with menu choices now including meat slaughtered according to Islamic guidelines. Hal Brown, the food director at UNC, told the Gazette that beginning this semester, halal meat is now part of the menu. “Halal” [...]

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“Second Versa, Same as the First!” – 2012 Nissan Versa Review

Remember when Peter Noone called out, “Second verse, same as the first!” between the choruses of “Henry the Eighth” by Herman’s Hermits?  The song reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1965.It was a revision of British music hall star Harry Champion’s 1910 smash hit.  I’ve made some modifications to the lyrics, [...]

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If you got shape-up style shoes for Christmas, Read this Now!

By Craig Masters The manufacturers of toning shoes;  also called wellness shoes or rocker bottom shoes, claim that their products develop muscle tone and slim calves and legs by increasing muscle activation, improving balance and stimulating the metabolism. This is because the shoes have a rounded sole that increases the heel-to-toe motion of the foot. [...]

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Iraqi Christians express concerns over U.S. pullout

by Matt Lacy – While President Obama boasted that Iraq is stable amidst the withdrawal of all U.S. forces, Christians in the country fear that is far from the truth. Speaking at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Obama told troops that while “Iraq is not a perfect place,” that “we are leaving behind a sovereign, stable, [...]

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North Korean Thanksgiving menu: mothers eating children

by Jack Minor – While Americans face many struggles this year with the economy and unemployment being major issues, it is often easy to forget that even in the midst of these struggles things could be much worse. Kim Hye Sook, could possibly be the longest serving prisoner to escape from a North Korean prison [...]

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Economic Civil War

An economic civil war is about to engulf the United States. The root is the 73-year-old lie called Social Security, the foes are Baby Boomers and their children and grandchildren.   Despite what the government says, Social Security is a certifiable Ponzi relying on an expanding economy and workforce. Both are declining and the influx [...]

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Government wants authority to conduct random inspections of tour buses and passengers

By Jack Minor Under the guise of safety, the federal government, which adopted invasive security procedures at airports, is now seeking permission to randomly pull over tour busses for roadside inspections.  Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration head, Anne Ferro, told a House panel that the agency currently lacks the authority to randomly pull over tour [...]

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