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Conservatives Are Purposely Making Their Cars Spew Black Smoke To Protest Obama And
Business Insider ^ | July 5 2014 | Hunter Walker

Posted on 07/05/2014 1:23:07 PM PDT by PoloSec

FULL TITLE: Conservatives Are Purposely Making Their Cars Spew Black Smoke To Protest Obama And Environmentalists

Pickup trucks customized to spew black smoke into the air are quickly becoming the newest weapon in the culture wars.

"Coal Rollers" are diesel trucks modified with chimneys and equipment that can force extra fuel into the engine causing dark black smoke to pour out of the chimney stacks. These modifications are not new, but as Slate's Dave Weigel pointed out on Thursday, "rolling coal" has begun to take on a political dimension with pickup drivers increasingly viewing their smokestacks as a form of protest against environmentalists and Obama administration emissions regulations.

Last month, Vocativ noted many coal rollers focus their fumes on "nature nuffies," or people who drive hybrids, and "rice burners," or Japanese-made cars.

"The feeling around here is that everyone who drives a small car is a liberal," a roller named Ryan told Vocativ. "I rolled coal on a Prius once just because they were tailing me."

Weigel spoke to a seller of coal rolling customization equipment who described why some drivers see spewing smoke as a political protest.

"I run into a lot of people that really don’t like Obama at all," the salesperson said. "If he’s into the environment, if he’s into this or that, we’re not. I hear a lot of that. To get a single stack on my truck—that’s my way of giving them the finger. You want clean air and a tiny carbon footprint? Well, screw you."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: barkingmoonbats; coal; conspiracytheory; epa
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1 posted on 07/05/2014 1:23:07 PM PDT by PoloSec
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To: PoloSec

Whaaat? But this is funny:

“I rolled coal on a Prius once just because they were tailing me.”


2 posted on 07/05/2014 1:24:43 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: PoloSec

More of the trend where conservatives just do what MSNBC tells them.


3 posted on 07/05/2014 1:25:43 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: PoloSec

This is great! How do I make my Tahoe do it?


4 posted on 07/05/2014 1:27:21 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: PoloSec; GeronL

I may seek out a coal oven pizza in protest of Odumbo...


5 posted on 07/05/2014 1:27:35 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: PoloSec

Seriously? Was the writer wearing his tinfoil hat when he penned this piece of crap? Paranoid much? Or just more attempt to push as much nonsense out there to provide cover for the serious problems facing our nation that Obama is either ignoring or causing.


6 posted on 07/05/2014 1:29:13 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (I am an American Not a Republican or a Democrat.)
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To: PoloSec

I’m very conservative and can’t stand those coal rollers. At $4 a gallon, who be stupid enough to pour fuel into the exhaust to make pretty black smoke.


7 posted on 07/05/2014 1:29:59 PM PDT by cyclotic (America's premier outdoor adventure association for boys-traillifeusa.com)
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To: PoloSec

Those evil Conservatives....attack, attack, blame, blame....


8 posted on 07/05/2014 1:30:05 PM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: PoloSec

“You call it ‘carbon,’ but my people call it ‘plant-food’.”


9 posted on 07/05/2014 1:31:19 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: PoloSec

It’s amazing- MSNBC is more influential now in what conservatives believe than Ronald Reagan. Pathetic.


10 posted on 07/05/2014 1:32:07 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: PoloSec

‘Rolling coal’ has to be a fairly new term. In the 80’s in the south, if a lady was dating a black man, she was said to be ‘hauling coal’.


11 posted on 07/05/2014 1:32:47 PM PDT by abclily
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To: PoloSec

It’s amazing- MSNBC is more influential now in what conservatives believe than Ronald Reagan. Pathetic.


12 posted on 07/05/2014 1:32:57 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: PoloSec
Pickup trucks customized to spew black smoke

Not racist?

13 posted on 07/05/2014 1:33:06 PM PDT by Libloather (Embrace the suck)
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To: PoloSec

What pile of utter bs is this?


14 posted on 07/05/2014 1:34:11 PM PDT by OpusatFR
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To: Libloather
Not racist?

Only the white smoke can be racist.

15 posted on 07/05/2014 1:34:23 PM PDT by tacticalogic
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To: SECURE AMERICA

Right, cause diesel prices are so low, we can afford to
dump it in the exhaust.
What planet do these people come from?


16 posted on 07/05/2014 1:35:07 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: PoloSec

“If he’s into the environment, if he’s into this or that, we’re not. I hear a lot of that. To get a single stack on my truck—that’s my way of giving them the finger. You want clean air and a tiny carbon footprint? Well, screw you.”


And crap like that is exactly why people view conservatives as wanting to turn the country into a sewer like China. And it’s a CORRECT view. I would happily force that SOB to breathe nothing but what comes out of his trucks smokestack. He wants filthy air for himself and his kids? I would be happy to oblige him.


17 posted on 07/05/2014 1:39:55 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Ditter

Me, too! What we need is an electronic candle - like in the nicotine vaporizers - to combust pine incense on our tailpipes. Or figure out a way for the heat of our exhaust to
vapor and smoke-up a fixture full of something installed just outside?

I’m gonna have to work on this.


18 posted on 07/05/2014 1:40:38 PM PDT by txhurl (2014: Stunned Voters do Stunning Things!)
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To: PoloSec

Looks like the Hemi might have to go in favor of purposely “spewing” black smoke. It’ll go real nice with my rifle that “sprays” bullets. Actually, I think I’m on the verge of “spewing” myself after reading this crap. Chimneys? Wood or coal.


19 posted on 07/05/2014 1:41:11 PM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: tet68
What planet do these people come from?

Planet Red England...the area east of the Hudson River is literally crawling with them...it's getting tough for conservatives to book a moving van around here.

20 posted on 07/05/2014 1:41:23 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: SECURE AMERICA
No tinfoil hats just a 1/4lb. doobie and hold the smoke as long as you can. I know as for myself I screw around with the $6000.00 motor and turbo in my Dodge Ram all the time. I don't need no stinking warranty!
21 posted on 07/05/2014 1:41:31 PM PDT by lostboy61 (Lock and Load and stand your ground!)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Don’t coal me bro. :-)


22 posted on 07/05/2014 1:41:43 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

the circle jerk car


23 posted on 07/05/2014 1:41:53 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: Libloather

“Not racist?”

Use kerosene instead. It’ll spew white smoke.

You’ll kill mosquitos, too.

(Not sure today’s engines could handle that though :-)


24 posted on 07/05/2014 1:43:02 PM PDT by moovova
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To: moovova

I always light up a couple old tires on Earth Day...just because.


25 posted on 07/05/2014 1:44:07 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: PoloSec

Riight.

With the price of diesel these days, hard-pressed truckers are going to burn a little more just to pi$$-off the One.

Tell me again about that bridge in Manhattan.


26 posted on 07/05/2014 1:45:27 PM PDT by Arm_Bears (Rope. Tree. Politician. Some assembly required.)
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To: PoloSec

Could be worse: Democrats are constantly throwing lead into the air of their cities.


27 posted on 07/05/2014 1:45:32 PM PDT by freerepublicchat
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To: PoloSec

Since conservatives are, by definition, racist, they should be rigging their trucks to spew white smoke.


28 posted on 07/05/2014 1:46:17 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: PoloSec

Down shifting my 98 Chevy diesel will fumigate and smoke anyone who is unfortunate enough to be right and behind me. Yes i do it to annoying pricks in traffic, but its most gratifying if its some fruit hipster in an econobox.


29 posted on 07/05/2014 1:51:26 PM PDT by BudgieRamone (Everybody loves a bonk on the head.)
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To: abclily

Just jogged my memory about “laying pipe”, some years ago. LOL.


30 posted on 07/05/2014 1:53:30 PM PDT by carriage_hill ( Incoming fire always has the right of way.)
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To: PoloSec
What a ridiculous writer. He makes it sound like people can make a car blow black smoke then shifts to a modified pickup. He does have it right about lots of people not liking 0bama though.
31 posted on 07/05/2014 1:54:17 PM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: Arm_Bears

Google “rolling coal” and you’ll find plenty of discussion on diesel forums about it.


32 posted on 07/05/2014 1:57:44 PM PDT by Bubba Ho-Tep ("The rat always knows when he's in with weasels"-- Tom Waits)
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To: Ditter
This is great! How do I make my Tahoe do it?

First, convert it to diesel.

33 posted on 07/05/2014 2:00:19 PM PDT by tpmintx (Gun free zones are hunting preserves for unarmed people.)
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To: moovova

I remember seeing guys walk into an auto parts store and buy a quart of automatic transmission fluid, take it out to their car and pour it down the carburetor (with the engine running of course). The result was a thick stinky cloud of white.

I asked one once and he told me that it was to unstick hydraulic lifters.

I never tried it on anything that I cared about.


34 posted on 07/05/2014 2:06:17 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: PoloSec
Leave it to a bunch of redneck boys to come up with novel, new ways to have fun.

I can see the feds putting lots of heat on this new sport.

35 posted on 07/05/2014 2:10:53 PM PDT by Kenton
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To: rockrr
to unstick hydraulic lifters.

Rings, too. And burns carbon out like crazy.

36 posted on 07/05/2014 2:14:10 PM PDT by steve86 ( Acerbic by nature, not nurture)
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To: Kenton

I’m sure they’ll make it a hate crime, or a crime against Gaia...


37 posted on 07/05/2014 2:16:25 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Can Juan Williams possibly be that stupid?)
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To: nickcarraway

I saw one of these pickup trucks today on the way home. The driver had the exhaust stacked upward, emitting black smoke.


38 posted on 07/05/2014 2:17:08 PM PDT by MamaDearest
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The BI rag continues to demonstrate its Leftwing bias.


39 posted on 07/05/2014 2:18:22 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: PoloSec

Great grandad when he was a kid used to put a spark plug in his exhaust and fire it off for grins - he’d be able to disable a plug on the engine (V8) and the extra fuel would come out making a flame 14ft long behind him.


40 posted on 07/05/2014 2:20:02 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: PoloSec

You get extra points if the automatic headlights come on.

Bonus extra points if you can blow it in one window and out another.

(^;


41 posted on 07/05/2014 2:20:43 PM PDT by Clay Moore ("911 is for when the backhoe won't start." JRandomFreeper)
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To: PoloSec

What? Out here, a lot of guys have their diesel-with-dualies pickups duded up with twin stacks-I’m pretty sure it is just a cowboy/redneck fashion statement...


42 posted on 07/05/2014 2:30:24 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Kenton
"Leave it to a bunch of redneck boys to come up with novel, new ways to have fun. I can see the feds putting lots of heat on this new sport. "

What they are doing is most definitely political speech and is thus protected by the first amendment.

43 posted on 07/05/2014 2:39:35 PM PDT by precisionshootist
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To: nickcarraway

Jam DC and race your engines in idle


44 posted on 07/05/2014 2:45:28 PM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: PoloSec

Rolling coal has been around since heck was a pup. You can find some videos on YouTube. There are all sorts of targets for the smoke (including cops) or none at all and most get a ton of angry ecowhining in the comments. Here’s one from 4 years ago featuring a logging truck and bicycle riders - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdDxjge5hmY


45 posted on 07/05/2014 2:58:47 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: PoloSec

When I rode a Harley with a carb I could shoot a bang and flames from the tailpipe by cutting the ignition out and then, after about a second, in again while rolling at speed. Yee haw.

That said, I never did it to be gratuitous. Either by myself on open road, or once in a blue moon on a tail gater.


46 posted on 07/05/2014 3:14:27 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: RightGeek

There *IS* such a thing as gratuitously making enemies, though.


47 posted on 07/05/2014 3:15:22 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Ditter

It’s not great,it’s asinine and juvenile.

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48 posted on 07/05/2014 3:19:29 PM PDT by Mears
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To: who knows what evil?

I am from New England, not originally. It was from the Navy. I cannot WAIT to get out of the state of CT. I got a job offer from Iowa, which I think I will take.

BTW. I seen a lot of those trucks with smokestacks around here. I find them amusing. I wouldn’t do it myself.


49 posted on 07/05/2014 3:22:29 PM PDT by castlegreyskull
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To: precisionshootist

This is so funny. I could not stop laughing. I am going to modify my 1995 Ford F250 diesel.


50 posted on 07/05/2014 3:33:15 PM PDT by robert14 (cng)
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