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Obama's Sneaky, Deadly, Costly Car Tax

Uber Dave Wrote: Aug 29, 2012 10:18 AM
wiseone Wrote: 13 minutes ago (10:00 AM) "Hybrids don't save energy or money. They cost more to buy, and the fuel savings are washed out by the increase in your electric bill to charge them. In addition, a city where the dominant type of auto is the electric car will a brand new power grid because the existing grid can barely handle current use. The claim that hybrids will only be charged at night has been negated by hybrid owners themselves, who brag about the care can be charged during the day, at home or at work. The electric car is a loser. If it was a winner no one would have to subsidize it." Not to mention that they're hauling around a ton of batteries and that their battery packs last only 7 years and must be replaced at the...
wiseone Wrote: Aug 29, 2012 10:48 AM
And the factories that make the batteries are in Canada because they can't comply with US EPA requirements.

Can you say "Offshoring"?
Uber Dave Wrote: Aug 29, 2012 10:28 AM
...Cost of several thousand bucks, never mind the environmental impact.

While all eyes were on the Republican National Convention in Tampa and Hurricane Isaac on the Gulf Coast, the White House was quietly jacking up the price of automobiles and putting future drivers at risk.

Yes, the same cast of fable-tellers who falsely accused GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney of murdering a steelworker's cancer-stricken wife is now directly imposing a draconian environmental regulation that will cost untold American lives.

On Tuesday, the administration announced that it had finalized "historic" new fuel efficiency standards. (Everything's "historic" with these narcissists, isn't it?) President Obama took a break from his historic...