President Obama's push for fuel efficient cars
Apparently, there is someone giving credit to the fuhrer for the better gas mileage in vehicles. Never mind that, to develop better gas mileage cars takes a lot longer than the mere 4 years Bozo has been in office.
However, there is a big flaw in the part which states the reasons for people driving less.
My take, and I'm pretty sure that I'm not wrong, is that, with a lot more people not working because of jobs losses, and many taking 2 years vacations (via unemployment benefits), and millions more deciding to retire early because there are no jobs for the more mature workers, and because millions more have decided to just collect welfare and other benefits, and because it's gotten very expensive to get around, people have decided to drive less. It's not because they wanted to drive less or because people were getting better gas mileage; it's because it was forced on them and many wanted to save money in a horrible economy, and many decided that, living with government support was better than going to work. Gas mileage is part of it, but, when people decide to drive less and people don't need to drive as much, there will be a drop in the usage of gasoline. Simple as that.
All of that can easily go into hundreds of millions of fewer miles driven, perhaps billions, which means less need for gas, which means less taxes collected. But, no!, it had to be because of Obama's insistence on better gas mileage cars.
posted on 01/17/2013 6:09:50 AM PST
is that, with a lot more people not working because of jobs losses,”””
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