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Saudi Arabian women arrested over driving protest

Automotive news from Saudi Arabia this weekend serves as a stark reminder feminine equality is a bit behind the times there.  Saudi police arrested 12 women and gave fines to six other ladies for purposely ignoring the country’s ban on female driving.   

Obama has tax protest license plate

Millions of people watched President Barack Obama’s motorcade cruise down Pennsylvania Avenue on the way to his inauguration this month.  Anyone who looked closely may have noticed his limo, ‘The Beast’ featured a license plate that reads “Taxation Without Representation.”  The plate is a rolling protest for equal voting rights in Washington D.C.  Per Obama’s request similar plates will soon be added to the vehicles in his presidential fleet. 

Danny Glover is angry at Nissan

Actor Danny Glover might be getting too old for Mel Gibson’s craziness but he’s still down to take a stand for the working man.  On the opening day of the Detroit auto show the longtime political activist joined forces with the Mississippi Alliance for Fairness at Nissan (MAFFAN).  Their gripe:  Workers at Nissan’s Canton, Mississippi plant are being threatened out of voting to unionize their workforce. 

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Brandon Seiler is a bonafide car guy, member of the Northwest Auto Press Association and proud Washingtonian. He covers the latest auto news, technology, and pretty much anything having to do with car culture. You don't have to like cars to read his blogs, you just have to be able to read.

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