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Old 12-16-2006, 11:57 PM
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Yup...the state of California has brought a suit against six carmakers "that accuses them of harming human health and the environment by producing vehicles that contribute to global warming.". Yup...junk science makes it to court so gov't can take more of your money. You knew it was coming. And you knew it would be the Peoples Republic of California that would be the first. When are We The People going to take our gov't back? When are we going to run these politicians out of town? Link is here:

Carmakers Fight Global Warming Lawsuit

By the way, if this is too political it can be moved to the bilge. But wait...it will be boats next. They do run internal combustion engines.



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Old 12-17-2006, 07:55 AM
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Why am I NOT surprised at this.

Whole they're at it, why not sue them for producing an unsafe product like they did the gun manufacturers. After all, many, many more prople are killed by cars each year than by guns...
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Old 12-17-2006, 08:21 AM
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Perhaps the car makers should stop selling cars in Cal. That would be interesting.
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Old 12-17-2006, 08:25 AM
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F!@#$ing idiots - how long before the big one & Calif. falls into the Pacific? It would be the best thing that Calif. has done in a long time, become a natural fish haven.
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Old 12-17-2006, 08:27 AM
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Isn't California the land of the SUV?

Wait, doesn't the governator even promote the worst MPG vehicle around - the H1 Hummer?!?

I know this is probably just a signal to the automakers to work harder on bringing the cleaner vehicles to market, but c'mon... The state of California is known as the hands down worst traffic state and when you picture a city with a lot of pollution, I'd bet that Los Angeles comes to mind..

Isn't Cal. where the term SMOG came from too??
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Old 12-17-2006, 08:32 AM
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That's easy don't sell any vehicles in california None
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Old 12-17-2006, 08:40 AM
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let them all drive electric cars and next time a large scale blackout occurs...the rest of the counrty will just sit back a listen to all the bitching.
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Old 12-17-2006, 10:53 AM
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Too bad the governments in California couldn't be sued for causing or contributing to their own societal problems by failing to enforce their laws.
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Old 12-17-2006, 11:35 AM
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baypro21 - 12/17/2006 8:25 AM

F!@#$ing idiots - how long before the big one & Calif. falls into the Pacific? It would be the best thing that Calif. has done in a long time, become a natural fish haven.
From the looks of the San Andreas fault line, it would leave northern California and drop the rest in the ocean. You'd have the natural fish haven and get to keep the northern wineries. The best of both worlds.
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Old 12-17-2006, 12:45 PM
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Honestly is it a shock when the retards that run california do anything? Thanks to Calfornia it seems any aerosol can the rest of us get says that this causes birth defects in California.. Did they ever think that maybe it's not the aerosol cans but maybe it's just that some of the people in that stare ARE birth defects?

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ubettcha13 - 12/17/2006 8:32 AM

That's easy don't sell any vehicles in california None






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Old 12-17-2006, 02:35 PM
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What's sad is the state has the fifth largest economy in the world, but by far from the fifth best government in the world.

I say they should leave the union of the states and become thir own country, although I agree with Shag.
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Old 12-17-2006, 04:03 PM
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It's a joke that in the coming year 2007 most automotive engines are getting similar mileage compared to many engines from the 1960's and 1970's.

But its also a joke calling out evil SUV's too. It has got to be one of the worst media frauds perpetrated on a gullible public. Look up a variety of vehicles on www.fueleconomy.gov. You will see that between middle of the road SUV's, high performance sedans, and minivans with all the bells and whistles they all get just about the same mileage give or take a few miles.

2006 Mercedes S500 4 Matic (15/hwy 22), Audi All Road station wagon 6 Cyl. 15/hwy 21, Ford Explorer 4WD (15/hwy20), not much difference but look out, that person driving the Ford Explorer is the evil one that's killing the planet!

No shortage of California politicians and dogooders driving around in their fancy sedans and minivans all smug about what great people they are.

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