American politics have been volatile in the last year. We've seen rallies against new collective bargaining laws and tea party groups organizing against what they call big spending government. This is also playing out at the local level. In Fairborn, for example, citizens will vote on seven new amendments to the city's charter tomorrow. Those proposed changes have caused a controversy with some of Fairborn's residents.
Across the US, gas and oil prices are going up, and people may paying a little more attention to their traveling habits. And so commentator Julie Zickefoose is forced to ask a completely unrelated question: is my car gay?