Michael Balton

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Fake the Nation: A User's Guide

Brooklyn, New York - - Back in olden times, when schools were schools and teachers were respected, no one needed to explain the difference between …

Trump trading the Electoral College to Vladimir Putin

Trump Tower, New York -- In a move filled with more irony than even Anthony Weiner can contemplate, presidential elect Donald Trump plans to sell …

Electoral College

The Top 10 Upsides of Turning 60

It's no fun turning 60. It's the official beginning of "old manhood," as in, "What are you doing in the fast lane, old man?" Or worse, "What are you …

Congress Gangs Up On ISIS

Capitol Hill - Lawmakers are launching a new strategy to fight the ISIS threat, creating the nation's first Homeboy Security Gang.<p>The street-level …

Introducing the Homeland Security Blanket -- An Open Letter by Pres. George W. Bush

Houston, Texas -- When you think something, say something, my fellow Americans. I'm thinking that the Federal Government should be handing out …

New Volkswagen model not only cheats, but gets away with it

Wolfsburg, Germany - Roundly criticized for selling cars that cheat on environmental emissions tests, Volkswagen AG is fighting to win its reputation …

Donald Trump Is Creating A New Political Vocabulary

New York -- Presidential hopeful Donald Trump is changing the way America talks and thinks about presidential politics. New words and phrases are …

Airbag giant explodes with ideas to repurpose its rejects

Tokyo - The largest recall in automotive history has left auto-parts fabricator Takata holding the bag… Or more specifically holding 34 million …

Top 10 Ways to Coax Alex Rodriguez off the Yankees

The Bronx - - The New York Yankees appear to have had enough of Alex Rodriguez. They don't like the way he "talks the talk."<p>They don't care for the …

Pope sells Lent to the Scamatologists for $69 billion

The Vatican -- The Roman Catholic Church has given up Lent. In an unprecedented financial maneuver, Pope Francis has turned over the 40 day, 40 night …

1995 Acura NSX-T vs. Dodge Viper RT/10, Ferrari F355, Lotus Esprit S4S, Porsche 911 Turbo | Archived Comparison Test

From the July 1995 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>TESTED<p>In 1897, Captain S.A. Swiggett wrote a book called <i>The Bright Side of Prison Life.</i> It occurred to me to take a copy to southern Ohio, where we were testing five supercars, any one of which could get me arrested while cruising in <i>second</i> gear on eastern …

Sports Cars

'Get well' cards speeding the spread of Ebola, CDC warns

Washington - A new study by the Centers for Disease Control has found that the common "get well" card is the leading carrier of the deadly Ebola …

New CDC Alert Provides Election Day Strategy

Washington - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued an urgent advisory, calling on Americans to wash their hands carefully after …

Mini Cooper Countryman ALL4 Racing Dakar Rally Car

Serious sand.<p>In the rich-guy meeting of the imagination, where those of high net worth get together to compare all their million-dollar toys, you’d get some strange looks by showing up in a Mini ALL4 Racing.<p>“How can a Mini be worth a million bucks?” demand the folks with yachts and airplanes and …

Dakar Rally