Cheers all around as Obama sets fuel efficiency goals for big trucks

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    Cheers all around as Obama sets fuel efficiency goals for big trucks - CSMonitor.com


    First US fuel efficiency rules for heavy-duty trucks, unveiled Tuesday, are embraced by trucking firms, manufacturers, and environmentalists. They'll cut fuel consumption and carbon emissions.


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    Yea! now everything I buy will be more expensive

    *facepalm*
     
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    This from the same crowd selling indulgences dressed up as carbon credits?

    The green cultists have no credibility.
     
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    yeah like it would not get more expensive anyway.
     
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    The economy's in the shitter and Obama ties another neuce around its neck. How profound.
     
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    wow, we have our own little dictator. I wonder if he's related to Hugo?

    Why do we even have a Congress anymore. ?
     
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    wtf?

    Lets just expidite it I guess. No need to let the free market decide prices
     
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    You mean that all we needed for a 40-ton truck to get better fuel mileage was an edict form the Emperor?

    Who knew? :rolleyes:
     
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    It is a good thing long term, less oil dependency in the future.
    But then thinnking long term is so out of vogue.
     
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    Based on empirical evidence it has worked well on the automobiles.
     

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