Skip to comments.America on a Flatbed
Posted on 03/25/2013 4:43:22 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
The presidential limo is a perfect metaphor for the economy. The people who claim authority have no idea what it runs on.
President Obama was due in Israel. So the advance team wheels his non-sequestered limo out of the cargo plane and over to the gas pumps to make sure he has a full tank when he arrives. Apparently there is some concern he might have to make a hasty retreat and wont have time to fill it up later. Whoever was filling it up didnt know that it ran on diesel and filled it up with regular.
Apparently, they dont teach Diesel Technology over at the Kennedy School of Government. The education of Americas intellectual elite has left them all woefully ignorant of common things, like why some gas pumps have green handles.
Were supposed to have a division of labor in this nation. By allowing each American to specialize, we only need knowledge within the scope of our chosen field. Lawyers dont have to know anything about cars, and people who fix cars dont need to know anything about law.
Well, actually, they do now. Because anyone who wants to open an auto shop doesnt just need a good set of wrenches; he needs to have an attorney in the toolboxsomeone to sort through the reams of regulations instructing them how to legally charge an AC system, how to dispose of used fluids, and which parts of the emission control system they are legally allowed to alter.
Time was, when a car was running rough, you could just yank out the fuel injectors and bolt on a nice chrome aftermarket carburetor. Nowadays, this will make it really difficult to pass the smog check and may even earn you some time in a federal prison........
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As a really smart guy on CNBC said a few years ago, China has central planning by mathematicians, scientists, and engineers and the US has central planning by lawyers. Neither one is good, but by definition we lose.
You mean to tell me, with that big entourage that goes with him, they don’t have someone to check the fuel BEFORE they put it in the car? And what’s wrong with bringing some good old American fuel along? There are no planners or checkers in this administration. The Choom Gang rides again!
Not sure on that one.
One FReeper indicated they normally transport their own fuel supply.
In this case apparently not.
You would “think” the vehicle support crew was properly trained.
Then again, sh!t happens.
Shite sure happens often with this bunch.
Personally, I don’t buy that someone “accidentially” put gas in a diesel.
This could be a message from putin just to let nobama remember how vulnerable soros’ boy really is.
Maybe you’re right, but I had some direct involvement with the powertrain engineering on those rigs.
And believe me, during the build phase (done at an unmarked secure facility in suburban Detroit) NOBODY got near those limos without proper clearance and they were “baby sat” by the Sec Serv 24/7.
I assumed that this was a shot across the bow, so to speak.
That they can leave Buckwheat Barry out to dry in his limo.
The talk about how it’s bullet proof and bomb proof etc., and while that may very well be, it’s not always the blast that kills.
I am reminded of the video of the Smart car versus a big Mercedes. It wasn’t the initial impact that killed the occupants, it was the un-protected (after the airbag deployed and deflated) secondary impacts as the thing bounced around like a tennis ball.
“The talk about how its bullet proof and bomb proof etc.,”
Not third-generation DC inbred moron-proof, though...usually the driver handles that sort of thing...
Perhaps they checked http://www.gasbuddy.com/ and found the fuel cheaper in Israel....
NOBODY got near those limos without proper clearance and they were baby sat by the Sec Serv 24/7...... makes my point. None of this happens in a vacuum and there ain’t NO ACCIDENTS.
Maybe the message is coming from within, not Pootie. There has been a boatload of Big Brass canned by the kenyan. Just sayin..... and hopin.
LOL... sad but true, You Know MoFo... Gib me my obamaphone soes I kin calls Jaameccia to sees what dat ho be doin at Wallmarts.