Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2005 14:36:10 GMT
From: "Dan RatherNot" <nonospamom>
Subject: Re: 9000CS Tire Selection Help


"Valjean" <jvaljeannospamamcharter.net> wrote in message news:o6qDe.10118$P77.1529nospam.lga... >I live in the south in a mountainous area. It's often wet but, apart from a >bit of stop-start city driving, I mainly use an Interstate that has only >moderate curves and grades. I'd like a comfortable tire, too. The owner's >manual says it should be "Z"-rated (hard to find, I know), but the Toyos >that came with the car when I took it over are "h"-rated ones... > > I have heard good things about Falkiens. > > Anyone care to comment? I went from 195/65xR15 to 205/65xR15 with my 93 9000CSET. That seemed to improve handling nicely. -- "In a very real and terrifying sense, our Government is the CIA and the Pentagon, with Congress reduced to a debating society. Of course, you can't spot this trend to fascism by casually looking around. You can't look for such familiar signs as the swastika, because they won't be there. We won't build Dachaus and Auschwitzes; the clever manipulation of the mass media is creating a concentration camp of the mind that promises to be far more effective in keeping the populace in line. We're not going to wake up one morning and suddenly find ourselves in gray uniforms goose-stepping off to work. But this isn't the test. The test is: What happens to the individual who dissents? In Nazi Germany, he was physically destroyed; here, the process is more subtle, but the end results can be the same. I've learned enough about the machinations of the CIA in the past year to know that this is no longer the dreamworld America I once believed in. The imperatives of the population explosion, which almost inevitably will lessen our belief in the sanctity of the individual human life, combined with the awesome power of the CIA and the defense establishment, seem destined to seal the fate of the America I knew as a child and bring us into a new Orwellian world where the citizen exists for the state and where raw power justifies any and every immoral act. I've always had a kind of knee-jerk trust in my Government's basic integrity, whatever political blunders it may make. But I've come to realize that in Washington, deceiving and manipulating the public are viewed by some as the natural prerogatives of office. Huey Long once said, 'Fascism will come to America in the name of anti-fascism.' I'm afraid, based on my own experience, that fascism will come to America in the name of national security." --Jim Garrison's Interview with Playboy Magazine, October 1967

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