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Christmas Books

CPA Bert Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 2:16 PM
Jeff: just to footnote your post I'd add that the disposal of the batteries and the levels of toxicity are never even mentioned in this debate. There seems to be a bubble of delusion around the heads of so many E-car proponents.

During the holidays, a shopping mall can be more like a shopping maul. One way to avoid that scene is to give books as Christmas gifts, since books can be bought on-line, painlessly.

A book that fits in with the holiday spirit is "No, They Can't!" by TV show host John Stossel. It is written with a light touch, but gets across some pretty heavy stuff about economics. The title is a take-off on Obama's old slogan, "Yes, we can!"

It is the first book I have read that asks a question about electric cars that should have been...