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Sky Corgan
Tolland, Connecticut
Don't Panic, That's My Job.
Interests: movies, video games, my interests include computers, macs in particular, and getting back into working out.
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Reality: Most of VAG is union, so the Tennessee plant is treated well because it treated to 'near-union' standards to begin with. Reality: There WAS coersion with the GOP, as both State and Federal representatives intimated punishment for the workers if they voted with the union. Reality: Income inequality has accelerated since the 1980s when the whole "anti-union" mentality really began. Reality: Yes, UAW took too much from GM & Chrysler. BUT... this idea that they are solely to blame for the woes of the companies is an egregious lie. Maybe it was the fact that both companies were producing pure garbage that really impacted their bottom lines, and not the unions themselves. The union production line workers didn't say, "you know what would be a good idea? The Pontiac Aztec!"
I certainly would not pay $60k+ for a Kia. You still have the "stigma of a Kia" on it. As for Chrysler, if you look at the 200 and what they did there, they shifted that vehicle more into the mid-size sedan category. I imagine the 300 will see a similar shift; quite frankly, if the 200 looks like that, the next 300 will probably LITERALLY blow peoples' pants off, and most likely several 10ks under what Kia is charging for this.
Toggle Commented Feb 18, 2014 on 2015 Kia K900 First Drive at KickingTires
Insurance's role is to make you 'whole' again. Part of making you whole is to compensate you for your loss. A key component of a vehicle is its resale value. When their client damaged your car, they also damaged the resale value, and therefore I firmly believe insurance companies should provide compensation for loss of the resale value in addition to repairing the vehicle.
Toggle Commented Jan 22, 2014 on 2013 Honda Civic: Real-World Damage at KickingTires
I tip when I get good service. The expectation I should tip BEFORE I get my drink is unacceptable to me. A tip is gratitude for good service. I can't remember the last time I had a properly made drink at a Starbucks, no matter whether it is my regular one or one I've never been too. Also, Starbucks in Airport? Yeah, you suck. You get nothing.
The problem the Scion xb has is very simple... fuel economy. They took what was once a quirky fun box and stuck an oversized engine into it, because the American market told them they wanted more power, and once again a car company blindly listened and did what focus groups said instead of causing on raw check list numbers that sell cars. When your market is youth (is. People with less money because they are just starting out) fuel economy is a factor. If Toyota had upgraded the Gen xB with the same engine and did the same interior changes, they probably could have sold more and sold them cheaper than what they were for the Gen 2 xb.
Toggle Commented Jul 19, 2012 on Kia Soul: Last Box Standing? at KickingTires
When the telephone was invented in 1876 (we’ll go by the patent date) it heralded a new wave of communication within the United States and the world. As time went on, the telephone became more and more advanced; it began... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2012 at sky corgan
Today I had a training session, my second to the last one with my current trainer who will be leaving the gym I go to. Our session today focused on something new to me, suspension training. The idea behind “suspension... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2011 at sweat + sacrifice
Sky Corgan added a favorite at KickingTires
Apr 10, 2011
As my first day of ‘consistency’ as this week is supposed to be all about, I was able to pull off a thirty minute session with my trainer, and twenty minutes of cardio workout. The training session consisted of working... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2011 at sweat + sacrifice
I've allowed myself to get side tracked on my workout efforts for many reasons; some are good, some are not. Regardless of the reasons, I need to get things back on track, and this week begins that attempt. I've been... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2011 at sweat + sacrifice
Sky Corgan added a favorite at KickingTires
Apr 2, 2011
Sky Corgan added a favorite at KickingTires
Apr 2, 2011
As we approach the end of the first quarter of 2011, it is time to grade my fitness efforts thus far this year. For my overall fitness efforts, I am giving myself a D-. While have improved my overall endurance... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2011 at sweat + sacrifice
The site clearly states the shirts are "Made in USA". Not necessarily made in Detroit, however.
The site clearly states the shirts are "Made in USA". Not necessarily made in Detroit, however.
Today I had my appointment with my personal trainer. Phil had me going through some "Cardio Circuits", which can otherwise be known as "holy hell you're killing me!" These circuits essentially consisted of an arms workout which was timed instead... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2011 at sweat + sacrifice
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Posted Jan 30, 2011 at sweat + sacrifice
At the outset of the year, I set three goals. Essentially: work out, ignore the weather, and visit with a personal trainer once a week. Let's update on those three goals now: Work Out Quite simply, I did not keep... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2011 at sweat + sacrifice
Old posts were deleted from the site. Simply put, I'm starting over fresh, and I want this site to reflect that new start instead of failures. Success is coming! Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2011 at sweat + sacrifice
I've never been one to make "New Year Resolutions" nor have I been one to really begin to understand the obsession over the concept of the "New Year". It is an arbitrary date selected solely through chance that this would... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2011 at sweat + sacrifice
Reality Check. I'm Dying. We're all dying. It is just a matter of how quickly it comes to us. For some, it will be sooner, rather than later. We have bad habits, whether involving diet, or just bad things we... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2010 at sweat + sacrifice
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Dec 12, 2010
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Dec 12, 2010
Posted Dec 4, 2010 at Sup? Schweet!
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Dec 3, 2010