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twaddler01 Donating Member (800 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-05 03:17 PM
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29. That works better
They make enough don't they?
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  -Report suggests taxing hybrid cars Taverner  Nov-26-05 11:31 AM   #0 
  - They should tax by WEIGHT.  Vickers   Nov-26-05 11:32 AM   #1 
  - That's right  ckramer   Nov-26-05 11:46 AM   #12 
  - Should be the heavier the vehicle. Not just cars.  LiberalFighter   Nov-26-05 01:33 PM   #20 
  - WEIGHT is right. The heavy vehicles cause the most  Warpy   Nov-26-05 11:54 AM   #17 
  - Ummm...they don't want to encourage fuel conservation..or haven't you  leesa   Nov-26-05 04:56 PM   #34 
  - The Repukes want to encourage Oil Consumption.  Megahurtz   Nov-28-05 01:43 PM   #98 
  - Exactimundo. Gotta disincentivize all these tree huggers who wanna  grannylib   Nov-28-05 06:33 PM   #107 
  - But you see that would make Bushco's $25k depreciation credits  calipendence   Nov-29-05 03:40 PM   #112 
  - I think by gas is better  creeksneakers2   Nov-26-05 02:27 PM   #23 
  - Tax by weight per ton of cargo capacity per mile per gallon.  Orsino   Nov-26-05 03:44 PM   #31 
  - The extra tax they pay is added to the cost of goods they haul.  iconoclastNYC   Nov-29-05 04:10 PM   #116 
  - Agreed  high density   Nov-26-05 04:51 PM   #33 
  - There is a weight tax in Japan  Art_from_Ark   Nov-27-05 06:54 PM   #71 
  - My old Honda was a muscle car?  hraka   Nov-29-05 03:28 PM   #110 
  - Weight is immaterial for most personal vehicles  Tims   Nov-28-05 12:01 PM   #92 
  - WTF?  Stevious   Nov-26-05 11:34 AM   #2 
  - What is it you drive? Id rather tax that  Mountainman   Nov-26-05 10:35 PM   #43 
  - Tax what I drive?  Stevious   Nov-27-05 11:17 AM   #54 
     - Good than I want to tax a Toyota Prius.  Mountainman   Nov-27-05 02:55 PM   #62 
        - I think he was just pointing out the absurdity of ONLY taxing  MadisonProgressive   Nov-27-05 03:50 PM   #64 
        - I wonder about the wisdom of taxing fuel-efficent cars...  KansDem   Nov-28-05 09:56 AM   #89 
        - Good.  Voltaire99   Nov-27-05 06:01 PM   #68 
        - SUVs are good in the snow  dmordue   Nov-29-05 07:21 PM   #120 
        - Ok, with a name like "Mountainman"...  hraka   Nov-29-05 03:34 PM   #111 
  - Yeah! Tax SUV's!!!  Megahurtz   Nov-28-05 01:46 PM   #99 
  - They're only anti-tax for the top 1%  MindPilot   Nov-26-05 11:35 AM   #3 
  - And two highways in particular  Taverner   Nov-26-05 03:30 PM   #30 
  - That's a good way to discourage people who...  jeff30997   Nov-26-05 11:37 AM   #4 
  - exactly what I thought as well  MellowOne   Nov-27-05 11:42 AM   #56 
  - This is total bullshit  tularetom   Nov-26-05 11:38 AM   #5 
  - We already subsidize the trucking industry, and get nothing in return  MindPilot   Nov-26-05 11:45 AM   #11 
  - Worst transportation scandal in US history:  dogfacedboy   Nov-26-05 11:45 PM   #47 
     - Passenger Rail  Oldtimeralso   Nov-27-05 12:40 AM   #48 
  - I agree.  bvar22   Nov-26-05 11:53 AM   #16 
  - Right! More rail.  jayctravis   Nov-26-05 07:34 PM   #38 
  - Add a third trailer to the double-trailer semis  MrMonk   Nov-26-05 09:12 PM   #40 
  - Actually, rail traffic is at record highs.  Xithras   Nov-27-05 01:48 AM   #50 
  - We pay $6000 every year to license two trucks....  Viva_La_Revolution   Nov-26-05 01:06 PM   #19 
  - May 2006 (post election) fare better...  hraka   Nov-29-05 03:44 PM   #114 
  - How about those double trailer semi's!!  LiberalFighter   Nov-26-05 01:35 PM   #21 
  - How about a one-time tax upon completion of each vehicle  kgfnally   Nov-27-05 07:15 PM   #73 
  - Cheney strikes again!  FormerRepublican   Nov-26-05 11:38 AM   #6 
  - But..but..these hybrid owners are stealing...  Liberal Veteran   Nov-26-05 11:39 AM   #7 
  - Why don't they just tax Democrats?  longship   Nov-26-05 11:40 AM   #8 
  - Now it all makes sense. Control through taxation.  Gregorian   Nov-26-05 11:41 AM   #9 
  - Pretty good blabbing.  Voltaire99   Nov-27-05 06:03 PM   #69 
  - Actually I think this is an attempt  tularetom   Nov-26-05 11:45 AM   #10 
  - "hapless US auto industry" sounds like they're the victims  MindPilot   Nov-26-05 11:52 AM   #15 
     - re: ugliest, I have to give you a Hell yeah  darkmaestro019   Nov-27-05 07:40 AM   #51 
        - US car design: beaten stupid with an ugly stick in the late 70s  Voltaire99   Nov-27-05 06:23 PM   #70 
  - bah humbug!  salin   Nov-26-05 11:47 AM   #13 
  - You will be VERY happy - just got mine a few months ago...  MadisonProgressive   Nov-27-05 03:56 PM   #65 
     - Glad to hear you are so pleased...  salin   Nov-27-05 08:38 PM   #77 
     - This is BS--taxing those of us who are helping the environment  benny05   Nov-28-05 05:35 AM   #84 
        - The government wants to tax its enemies ...  Nihil   Nov-28-05 10:37 AM   #91 
  - How very republican. n/t  snippy   Nov-26-05 11:49 AM   #14 
  - Fuck the GOP Oil Barons!  stepnw1f   Nov-26-05 11:56 AM   #18 
  - Another idea:  fshrink   Nov-26-05 01:36 PM   #22 
  - What if we drive in reverse? Will they pay us? n/t  rucky   Nov-26-05 02:31 PM   #24 
  - about the dumbest thing i've heard from the pigs...  lakeguy   Nov-26-05 02:34 PM   #25 
  - taxing fuel efficient cars ????  HuffleClaw   Nov-26-05 02:38 PM   #26 
  - let people 'trade' tax credits based on desired fuel economy...  salin   Nov-26-05 04:01 PM   #32 
  - There already are tax credits for SUVs and Hummers  Taverner   Nov-27-05 11:12 AM   #53 
  - *** Of course there are tax credits for SUV's ***  mojowork_n   Nov-28-05 01:00 PM   #96 
  - How about ...  Wise Doubter   Nov-26-05 03:03 PM   #27 
  - That works better  twaddler01   Nov-26-05 03:17 PM   #29 
  - How about this...  twaddler01   Nov-26-05 03:17 PM   #28 
  - Just when I thought the RW couldn't be any more stupid.  Disturbed   Nov-26-05 05:05 PM   #35 
  - God! I bet the taxes would be indeed out of sight on a car  0007   Nov-26-05 05:11 PM   #36 
  - Hey y'all - you gotta think about if from the PNACer's point of view!  ConcernedCanuk   Nov-26-05 07:05 PM   #37 
  - So, they want to discourage people from fuel economy?  GoddessOfGuinness   Nov-26-05 08:29 PM   #39 
  - this proves to me they want Americans to pay gas taxes and  lovuian   Nov-26-05 09:15 PM   #41 
  - Now that idea is pure pugville. Tax the fuel efficint care and their  MasonJar   Nov-26-05 10:32 PM   #42 
  - Why don't they single out the Urban Assault Vehicles for taxation?!  Hekate   Nov-26-05 10:55 PM   #44 
  - I dread dropping off my daughter at  LibDemAlways   Nov-27-05 10:00 PM   #79 
     - I drive a 2005  Macman44   Nov-28-05 01:30 PM   #97 
     - After some little kids were creamed at a school pick-up spot  Hekate   Nov-28-05 03:49 PM   #102 
        - You are right. Those vehicles are downright  LibDemAlways   Nov-28-05 04:07 PM   #103 
  - They should either raise or index the gas tax.  Ravy   Nov-26-05 10:57 PM   #45 
  - Tax the living shit out of the wealthiest 1% in this country.....  Robeson   Nov-26-05 10:57 PM   #46 
  - I am there 100%  Taverner   Nov-27-05 11:03 AM   #52 
  - My parents still think they got a tax break...  hraka   Nov-29-05 03:55 PM   #115 
  - That's got my vote! It's an obvious source of lost old revenue, so...  namvet73   Nov-27-05 02:14 PM   #60 
  - There's no getting around the fact that the wealthiest Americans  PinkyisBlue   Nov-27-05 10:25 PM   #80 
     - Which is the proof in the pudding, we live in a plutocracy, and not...  Robeson   Nov-27-05 11:56 PM   #83 
  - That "correction" should be item 1 on Democrats "Contract for America"  calipendence   Nov-29-05 03:44 PM   #113 
  - Tax the goddam oil companies.  slybacon9   Nov-27-05 01:04 AM   #49 
  - The bastards would just pass it off to the consumer - guaranteed!  MadisonProgressive   Nov-27-05 04:01 PM   #66 
  - This would be an outrageous state attack on an oil substitute.  madmark   Nov-27-05 11:41 AM   #55 
  - This could be a huge PR blunder for them.  Oregonian   Nov-27-05 11:44 AM   #57 
  - Well, that will encourage people to buy fuel efficient cars.  Cleita   Nov-27-05 01:10 PM   #58 
  - Bingo! This is one way of the oil barons undermining  happydreams   Nov-27-05 07:12 PM   #72 
  - didn't find much trouble in getting billions for Iraq - what about roads!  savemefromdumbya   Nov-27-05 02:04 PM   #59 
  - That's insane. Tax SUVs. And Hummers double.  warrens   Nov-27-05 02:38 PM   #61 
  - Tax and spend repubs strike again!! This pisses me off to no end.  jasmeel   Nov-27-05 03:01 PM   #63 
  - Few people that want to get reelected will vote for this  MadisonProgressive   Nov-27-05 04:03 PM   #67 
  - wouldn't want to Tax the OIL companies who are making record profits  NIGHT TRIPPER   Nov-27-05 07:23 PM   #74 
  - Punish the Energy Reponsible...Another part of GW's Clear Skies Initiative  EndElectoral   Nov-27-05 08:05 PM   #75 
  - Are they mad?!  AndyS40   Nov-27-05 08:28 PM   #76 
  - i wish the articles  MalachiConstant   Nov-27-05 09:11 PM   #78 
  - Tax is being proposed by  DebbieCDC   Nov-28-05 03:30 PM   #101 
     - that's too bad,  MalachiConstant   Nov-28-05 05:55 PM   #105 
  - :mad:  jsamuel   Nov-27-05 10:28 PM   #81 
  - Only in Bu$hitCo's Bizzarro Republi-fascists world would Hummers ...  FighttheFuture   Nov-27-05 10:41 PM   #82 
  - Yup, If you needed any more proof the oil Barron's had control  Sentinel Chicken   Nov-28-05 06:27 AM   #85 
  - Penalty tax against conservation! Yeah this makes sense under this  lonestarnot   Nov-28-05 07:44 AM   #86 
  - They are ALL effing crooks  nolabels   Nov-28-05 09:28 AM   #87 
  - WOW LOL and OMG all together  underpants   Nov-28-05 09:31 AM   #88 
  - END THE FUCKING WAR  LSK   Nov-28-05 10:31 AM   #90 
  - That's the truth. Taxing hybrids is not the answer. nm  texpatriot2004   Nov-28-05 12:17 PM   #93 
  - I second that....  bleedingheart   Nov-28-05 12:22 PM   #95 
  - Simply the stupidest, most self-fucking defeating proposal in history  DainBramaged   Nov-28-05 12:19 PM   #94 
  - In the movie Key Largo when somebody asked mobster  happydreams   Nov-28-05 05:42 PM   #104 
  - I think I hear the sound of environmental terrorist  screembloodymurder   Nov-28-05 01:49 PM   #100 
  - Ug...  Realityhack   Nov-28-05 05:58 PM   #106 
  - Because RWers do not drive environmentally friendly vehicles  zbdent   Nov-29-05 08:41 AM   #108 
  - for the record  mojowork_n   Nov-29-05 04:41 PM   #117 
  - Maybe this was already said, but tax by fuel efficiency  hraka   Nov-29-05 03:23 PM   #109 
  - Bottom of article mentions inflation indexing gas tax...logical  elsiesummers   Nov-29-05 04:44 PM   #118 
  - I think that is the problem: There are 5 million ways to fix the problem  jsamuel   Nov-29-05 04:48 PM   #119 
  - The only suggestion I've heard  fujiyama   Nov-30-05 04:10 AM   #121 
 

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