Obama pushes for higher fuel efficiency standards

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    Effective, January 1, 2010, all American vehicles must get 35 miles per gallon in the city and 45 on the highway. If you are caught driving a vehicle that does not meet these standards, your vehicle will be confiscated and destroyed.
     
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    And don't forget to fill your tires up...
     
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    Thank God the government is going to save us from ourselves. I can't wait until the government takes complete control over our lives.
     
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    I wonder what that means for the future of NASCAR? They going to say that race cars have to get a certain amount of miles per gallon too?
     
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    Does anyone else remember when cars used to get 35 mph or possibly better and that was normal? I seem to remember either a truck or suv that was getting close to 50 mph. What happened?
     
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    Wonder how much this is going to cost us? So much for lowering taxes for 95% of us. Liar.
     
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    You're probably thinking of diesel powered cars. The EPA has pretty much banned them for sale in the US. However, in Europe they are fine because they are considered more environmentally friendly. Funny, eh?
     
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    That's a great idea.

    Gas guzzlers embolden the terrorists.
     
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    You sound like a Neoconservative.

     

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