>> Remember when CAFE required an act of congress? Not any more. The
>> messiah has spoken and we will all be poorer and drive smaller, crappier
>> vehicles while paying more for them because he said so. The mustang will
>> probably end up as a turbo 4 cylinder mazda after all.
>> "The higher mileage and emissions standards set by the Obama
>> administration on Tuesday, which begin to take effect in 2012 and are to
>> be achieved by 2016, will transform the American car and truck fleet."
>> PS: there's no slippery slope.
> I've seen the figures that the current POTUS has directed...even the
> Japs can't meet that with all the required bling thrown in as standard
> features. Think of the OnStar, GPS, computerized bloatware, whatnot.
> Throw in a stereo system with enough speakers to rival the Marshall
> amp stacks, and the vehicle is more than simply a way to get from
> point A to point B.
> There is one way to get off foreign oil...get rid of motorized
> vehicles and use horses (one show I saw on TV a while back featured a
> guy in Arlington, TX who commutes with a horse). Then the pavement
> can revert to grass without ill effects on travel. The only catch is
> that PETA would file mass lawsuits.
I'm doing my part, I just spent the evening tweaking the rack on my bike
today so my panniers fit properly...
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