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31 Aug 2010 14:07


Biz: Our cars are squeaking by when it comes to Fuel Efficiency 101

  • 59 mpgThe fuel efficiency required for a vehicle to receive an A+ rating under the EPA’s new vehicle-grading proposal.
  • B-The average grade that a car currently on the highway would receive; most SUVs would get a C+ or lower. source

01 Aug 2010 11:22


Politics: Incomplete: Obama gives himself a more accurate grade

  • People have every right to be scared, to be angry, to be frustrated. I don’t expect the American people to be satisfied when we’re only half of the way back.
  • President Barack Obama • Backpedaling from his eight-month-old claims that his administration earned “a solid B+” for its work. Of course, that angered a bunch of people who feel like he hasn’t done his job completely. So now, he’s taking a different approach to the whole grade thing. “We still have a long way to go,” he says. But on the other hand, he claimed that his administration wasn’t getting the credit it deserves. So yeah, in the back of his mind, he’s still thinking, “we’re totally a B+, and we passed health care!” source

14 Mar 2010 22:21


Offbeat: When Rex Roland grades papers, he calls your kid a LOSER

  • -20% for being a LOSER; we grade like this too source