Right now trust in the government is at record lows. Admitting they made a mistake, or even multiple mistakes, is what is needed so that future trust can be restored. That might even mean NHTSA punishes employees or even fires some of them if their conduct is egregious enough. CYA can not be the order of the day or… » 9/16/14 10:57pm Yesterday 10:57pm

I was telling a story one time about how my Dad and I got in a fistfight at my little brother's wedding rehearsal dinner and one of the guys asked how I could punch a 69 year old man. My response was, "do you think it was fair when I was 10 and he was 40 for him to hit me?" That shut him up. » 9/15/14 9:18pm Monday 9:18pm

You'd think so right, but if you remember the movie The Perfect Storm and that sailboat that the two women and the old guy have to be rescued from? Well it turns out it floated around through the rest of the storm unmanned and then beached itself on the US coast. The old guy re-floated afterward and sailed off. » 9/15/14 7:55pm Monday 7:55pm