When the entire central socialist government is staffed with America-hating, economy ruining lying rats, I'd say we've had quite enough of this government!
when we STOP buying cars except for emergency purchases and STOP all other consumer spending to make our presence known and felt in the consumer economy
The goal of progressives has always been to limit personal mobility and drive people into large, more manageable enclaves. The attack has gone on for 40 years under the guise of safety and pollution control.
If you can drive up the price of new vehicles enough, and force the older ones off the road via draconian safety and emission inspection requirements, mission accomplished.
Fuel-efficiency mandates restrict consumer choice and completely overstep the boundaries of the role of the federal government.
Among many other unintended consequences.
Presently there is a crises approaching in the maintenance of roads bridges and highways. The increase in good gas mileage for vehicles has reduced the income from the gasoline tax in the various states to the point of limited funding for maintenance, which is why ideas like taxing people for the mileage they drive on state roads rather than the gasoline they buy are becoming very popular.
There are other consequences of government being in control of literally every facet of our lives from food to toilets. When was the last time you did a freedom check? We just may not be as free as we once thought.
“When will Americans say ‘enough’?”
I no longer expect enough Americans to say ‘enough’. At least not any time soon.
We had our chance last month. Too many Americans said ‘more government’ and ‘more taxpayer handouts’.
A decade of crushing world-wide depression, starvation and governmrnt collapses might change peoples’ viewpoints but that future isn’t any more appealing than the current situation.
On a good day I can see the House passing legislation like this. But it would run into a brick wall in the Senate, assuming Dingy would let it come up for a vote. And even if the Senate passed it, nobama would veto it.
Methinks the Heritage Foundation need to pull their heads out of the clouds.