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Obama Energy Secretary Chu: I Donít Own A Car
Fox News ^ | 3/8/2012 | staff

Posted on 03/08/2012 2:46:57 PM PST by tobyhill

Energy Secretary Stephen Chu testified today before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power on the department's FY2013 Budget Request.

Chu was asked if he drove a Chevy Volt, a car he praised during the hearing, but claimed he didn't own a car 'at the moment'

(Excerpt) Read more at nation.foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: choochoowreck; chuchuwreck; energy; environment; stephenchu; trainwreck; volt

1 posted on 03/08/2012 2:47:00 PM PST by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

2 posted on 03/08/2012 2:49:15 PM PST by McBuff
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To: tobyhill

Yeah, you just ride around in a limo.


3 posted on 03/08/2012 2:50:43 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Occupy DC General Assembly: We are Marxist tools. WE ARE MARXIST TOOLS!)
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To: tobyhill
How Green of him.
4 posted on 03/08/2012 2:52:29 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: tobyhill; windcliff

I thought he owned a Chudebaker.


5 posted on 03/08/2012 2:56:18 PM PST by I Drive Too Fast
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To: tobyhill

He probably does own a flag with a hammer and sicle on it.


6 posted on 03/08/2012 3:04:40 PM PST by Made In The USA (This post may be recorded for quality purposes.)
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To: tobyhill

He takes a Chu Chu to work.


7 posted on 03/08/2012 3:05:11 PM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: tobyhill
Why should he? You and I are probably paying for him to be chauffeured everywhere he goes.
8 posted on 03/08/2012 3:05:12 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: tobyhill

Even a junior high reporter would ask:

Where do you live?

Where do you work?

How do you get between the two?

How do groceries get from the store to your home?


9 posted on 03/08/2012 3:07:42 PM PST by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: BenLurkin

But, His Wife Does And He Gets Transportation From A Security Detail

http://cnsnews.com/node/521727


10 posted on 03/08/2012 3:08:05 PM PST by kcvl
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To: I Drive Too Fast
I thought he owned a Chudebaker.

In other news, Studebaker's first production vehicle was a battery powered delivery truck. It wasn't very successful either. One hundred years later, still the same problems...

Regards,
GtG

11 posted on 03/08/2012 3:09:23 PM PST by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: McBuff


New EPA restricions to affect NASCAR!?

12 posted on 03/08/2012 3:11:18 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: McBuff

last year, Chu claimed “the price of gasoline over the long haul should be expected to go up.”

And the economy is doing great too.../s

Jonesboro (Arkansas) plant to shut down, eliminating 600 jobs

03/08/2012

LITTLE ROCK — A Wisconsin-based printing company says it will shut down a production facility in Jonesboro, eliminating about 600 jobs there.

Quad/Graphics provides printing services for magazines, catalogs, circulars, direct mail, in-store signage and more. It is based in Sussex, Wis. and employs about 22,500 people.

Read tomorrow’s Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full details.

http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2012/mar/08/jonesbor-plant-employing-600-shut-down/


13 posted on 03/08/2012 3:12:56 PM PST by kcvl
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To: SandRat

All of us peasants that have to drive to work or drive for a living must take advise from some Green Wacko who doesn’t even own a car.


14 posted on 03/08/2012 3:14:25 PM PST by tobyhill (Fight Fire With Fire)
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To: tobyhill

isn’t that convenient. He gets a government vehicle, driver, PSD everywhere he goes, fills it with govt purchased gas, govt purchased maintenance. Must be nice not having to reach into your pocket to fill the tank. And to think how many other government employees get a free car, gas and maintenance.


15 posted on 03/08/2012 3:15:06 PM PST by qaz123
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To: kcvl
His Wife Does And He Gets Transportation From A Security Detail

Why would a government "Energy Secretary" be provided limousines and security?

Why are these people, so-called "Public servants" being treated like kings and royalty?

16 posted on 03/08/2012 3:17:20 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: tobyhill
That Wacko is a Watermelon Green on the outside and Red on the inside.
17 posted on 03/08/2012 3:17:48 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: tobyhill

The Dept of Energy does exactly what?


18 posted on 03/08/2012 3:22:14 PM PST by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: I Drive Too Fast

lol


19 posted on 03/08/2012 3:22:21 PM PST by windcliff
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To: kcvl
Anyone notice, how this bloated, arrogant government employees laughs when asked if he owned a Volt?

How do these people, who are paid buckets of cash and showered with tax paid benefits, not own a car?

Why didn't the questioner asked how in hell he got to work?

20 posted on 03/08/2012 3:22:27 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: SandRat

He looks a little loose comin off the fourth turn.. . .least we don’t have to worry about whether to change four tires or two!!


21 posted on 03/08/2012 3:26:39 PM PST by McBuff
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To: McBuff
Like this?

22 posted on 03/08/2012 3:29:41 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: SandRat

TROUBLE IN TURN TWO!!! Flintstone cuts a wheel and the Yabba Dabba Doo Dodge is into the wall!


23 posted on 03/08/2012 3:36:50 PM PST by McBuff
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To: tobyhill

Of course he doesn’t have a car, he has a government car with a driver


24 posted on 03/08/2012 3:39:32 PM PST by gingerbread
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To: tobyhill

This is the man who has assured Obama that within 5 years we’ll have batteries for electric cars that will get hundreds of miles from every charge


25 posted on 03/08/2012 3:46:34 PM PST by slumber1 (Don't taze me bro!)
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To: dragnet2
How do these people, who are paid buckets of cash and showered with tax paid benefits, not own a car?

They have a limo and driver.

26 posted on 03/08/2012 3:48:42 PM PST by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: SandRat

Oh you ,Loony Chu


27 posted on 03/08/2012 3:50:20 PM PST by molson209
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To: gingerbread

I bet Chu’s government issued car is most likely Limo or some GM SUV.


28 posted on 03/08/2012 3:50:58 PM PST by matt04
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To: tobyhill
Tomorrow's headline today:

Chu Chooses Chu Chu!


29 posted on 03/08/2012 3:56:46 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: McBuff

Stephen Chu= ChiCom eco-sabetuer. Connect the dots. Either he is loony and doing this on his own or he acts at the direction of his ChiComm masters. Yes he has visited Mainland China a few times


30 posted on 03/08/2012 3:56:57 PM PST by dennisw (A nation of sheep breeds a government of Democrat wolves!)
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To: BenLurkin

That’s right. All cabinet members are “entitled” to a limo/towncar and a driver.


31 posted on 03/08/2012 3:57:29 PM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Recon Dad

Wastes money tries to make you & I drive Al Gore approved spam cans on wheels but cans of SPAM are more solidly built. When they aren’t doing this they are playing with themselves or trying to write new regulations that interfere with the production of energy in cooperation with the EPA.


32 posted on 03/08/2012 4:00:35 PM PST by Nebr FAL owner (.308 reach out & thump someone .50 cal.Browning Machine gun reach out & crush someone)
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To: JennysCool
They have a limo and driver. 

Chui should be honest and bicycle to work like they do in China. But instead he is set up with a free Gov't limo and driver...for when he is actually in DC. Being that he is a California resident maybe he lives there and "telecommutes" to his solar energy tyrant job in DC

33 posted on 03/08/2012 4:03:27 PM PST by dennisw (A nation of sheep breeds a government of Democrat wolves!)
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To: kcvl
His Wife Does

Lincoln Navigator, Cadillac Escalade?

34 posted on 03/08/2012 4:07:14 PM PST by fso301
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To: McBuff

Same as gun grabbers Rosie O’Donnell and Mike Bloomberg hire armed bodyguards rather that carry themselves. Eco-faggot Chiu has Gov’t paid flunkies driving him around so he needs no automobile. Chiu is not taking the DC subways and buses like the peasants


35 posted on 03/08/2012 4:09:27 PM PST by dennisw (A nation of sheep breeds a government of Democrat wolves!)
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To: McBuff

And that is exactly why liberals in power don’t care about gas prices. They don’t buy gas. Some faceless little person does all of their transporting and they never touch a pump or pay for the product.


36 posted on 03/08/2012 4:13:04 PM PST by lurk
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To: fso301

Yes, what kind of car does the energy secretary’s wife drive? And why do these government employees have drivers? IMO, the only cabinet positions that need security details and drivers, are the AG, SoS, and SoT, and SoD.


37 posted on 03/08/2012 4:15:52 PM PST by petitfour
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To: petitfour

SoT=treasury


38 posted on 03/08/2012 4:18:12 PM PST by petitfour
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To: tobyhill
of course not... he has on provided to him at taxpayers expense
39 posted on 03/08/2012 4:24:28 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: fso301

Sec. of T level = cad escalade esv (3), with driver and security detail.


40 posted on 03/08/2012 4:33:12 PM PST by patton (bad math joke omitted - this space for rent)
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To: tobyhill

And was there a follow up question such as “What model was your last car?”


41 posted on 03/08/2012 4:40:28 PM PST by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." - Peter Griffin)
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To: Nebr FAL owner

....in other words nothing.


42 posted on 03/08/2012 4:41:14 PM PST by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: Made In The USA
Chryslers to Rickshaws-1sm
43 posted on 03/08/2012 4:43:39 PM PST by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: dragnet2

Representatives need no security.

Rulers require security from the people.


44 posted on 03/08/2012 4:46:04 PM PST by Jacquerie (No court will save us from ourselves.)
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To: McBuff

I bet your limo burns twice the gas of whatever car you had before, dipwad.


45 posted on 03/08/2012 5:35:07 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: tobyhill

Yep.....he was late on all his payments on his last car. He’s got a credit score of 6 now. Maybe he can borrow some money from Greece.


46 posted on 03/08/2012 5:45:24 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: dragnet2

Dragnet, come work security overseas like I do. You think he’s being treated like a king and royalty. You should see the display when members of congress visit places like Iraq and Afghanistan. Its nothing buy disgusting.

I’m sure some of these people go to DC, kind of like Mr. Smith did. But, after a steady dose of people getting your coffee, lunch, opening doors, getting your booze, driving you everywhere, and basically kissing your ass to no end, they get used to it and feel entitled. Its no wonder they all make it a career.

And Chu, as disgusting as he is, is a Cabinet Secretary. No different than Clinton or Panetta.


47 posted on 03/09/2012 7:58:09 AM PST by qaz123
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