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Home Front: Politix
It's all about the revenue-Illinois might start charging $1,000 per year to own an electric vehicle
Posted by: DarthVader || 05/13/2019 10:43 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [277 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I do get that some people are actually stuck where they are. That said...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 05/13/2019 10:45 Comments || Top||

#2  Mamma always says stupid is as stupid does....
Posted by: Texhooey || 05/13/2019 12:44 Comments || Top||

#3  So desperate for cash they'll dump the environmental folks.

Unless they think taxation is the way to get more people to do it.
Posted by: Bobby || 05/13/2019 14:55 Comments || Top||

#4  So ya got the feds subsidizing it and the state taxing it. Why gosh, that sounds like a scam!
Posted by: SteveS || 05/13/2019 15:08 Comments || Top||

#5  "But, but,.. the Deplorable plebes were supposed to be paying for our virtue signalling!"

*sputter*
Posted by: Frank G || 05/13/2019 15:16 Comments || Top||

#6  A hefty annual fine for failing to burn corn-gas and fuel tax avoidance. Pay up or move elsewhere.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/13/2019 15:36 Comments || Top||

#7  Gas tax pays for roads (well what the pols don't spend elsewhere). Electric cars don't pay that tax but they do pay for the roads. It was inevitable the politicians would go after unclaimed booty.
Posted by: rschwarz || 05/13/2019 17:29 Comments || Top||

#8  A hefty annual fine for failing to burn corn-gas and fuel tax avoidance

If there was a way to turn corn-gas back into food AND a Value Added Tax on each stage of the process, you could close the loop and create a perpetual funding machine.

Note: if you could turn corn-gas back into its original components, namely food and dinosaurs, that would be even cooler.
Posted by: SteveS || 05/13/2019 20:05 Comments || Top||

#9  Electric cars running off of thermal power plants is stupid, ignorant, and delusional thinking. Cars running off natural gas, like commuters and municipal fleets make lots more sense.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 05/13/2019 23:20 Comments || Top||

#10  if you could turn corn-gas back into its original components

Methane. It's all about Methane.
Posted by: Skidmark || 05/13/2019 23:39 Comments || Top||


Hey Plugs - You want the CBC vote, here's what it will take
[Politico] The Congressional Black Caucus may have found an answer to its Joe Biden dilemma: Vice President Kamala Harris.

Some black lawmakers are agonizing over whether to back Biden or two members of the close-knit caucus ‐ Sens. Harris and Cory Booker ‐ who are also vying for the White House, according to interviews with a dozen CBC members.

But with the former vice president jumping out to a huge, if early, lead in the polls, several CBC members are warming to the idea of a Biden-Harris ticket to take on President Donald Trump.

"That would be a dream ticket for me, a dream ticket!" said Rep. Lacy Clay (D-Mo.). "If she is not the nominee, that would be a dream ticket for this country."

Harris is everything the 76-year-old Biden is not. The freshman senator from California is younger, a woman and a person of color. As Biden gets dinged for his bipartisan bromides, Harris is winning applause from progressives for her merciless cross-examination of Trump officials.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/13/2019 02:31 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [384 views] Top|| File under:

#1  stacey abrams is giving her a run for her money
Posted by: chris || 05/13/2019 6:26 Comments || Top||

#2  I think the dems have given up then.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 05/13/2019 6:40 Comments || Top||

#3  As a bonus Joe will get some side action too.
Posted by: Phimble Elmusonter1143 || 05/13/2019 7:00 Comments || Top||

#4  She'd be a lousy 'life insurance' policy for Sleepy Creepy.
Posted by: Glenmore || 05/13/2019 7:21 Comments || Top||

#5  Groper Joe and 'Heels in the air' Harris. A perfect metch.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 05/13/2019 7:46 Comments || Top||

#6  We got a contender for coining nicknames.
Posted by: JohnQC || 05/13/2019 8:23 Comments || Top||

#7  I thought Kamala 'the courtesan' Harris would be better (maybe less visual)
Posted by: lord garth || 05/13/2019 8:49 Comments || Top||

#8  They're probably hoping Ol' Joe will drop out for health reasons - the frickin' election is still 18 months away!
Posted by: Bobby || 05/13/2019 9:01 Comments || Top||

#9  Harris out front in 2024, no longer held back by a weird old white man.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/13/2019 9:16 Comments || Top||

#10  I'm still waiting for when even Joe tanks in the polls for the dems to roll out Hillary in a wheelchair. "Look! I'm FDR 2.0!"
Posted by: DarthVader || 05/13/2019 9:51 Comments || Top||

#11  Joe gonna go down on dat tah roll. Yes'm he is...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 05/13/2019 10:41 Comments || Top||

#12  I had a couple of Warren / Harris 2020! stickers made up, to go with my new Outback and to screw with people. Maybe, just maybe, a Harris / Abrams 2020! sticker is in order. And note the order of the names.

It looked like this.

Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 05/13/2019 10:48 Comments || Top||

#13  Rats. The link didn't take. Second try:

https://www.makestickers.com/design/190424151601-q0caxdnqvceltznhplgjukyq?pgid=34621468-a265-415d-a1e3-ce4e6f1d7ab6

Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 05/13/2019 10:48 Comments || Top||

#14  As promised.

https://www.makestickers.com/design/190513100100-y02r5slybuq1nogskc4l0yju?pgid=34621468-a265-415d-a1e3-ce4e6f1d7ab6

Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 05/13/2019 11:04 Comments || Top||

#15  It looked like this

Good way to get your new Outback keyed, or collect bricks.
Posted by: Skidmark || 05/13/2019 11:11 Comments || Top||

#16  Eh, got to have fun. Now, side window is NRA sticker.
Other side says PETA, but very small text is "people eating tasty animals".

Around here, the Harris sticker is likely to get my car showered with rose petals. Damned commies.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 05/13/2019 11:30 Comments || Top||


Vying For ‘Sorest Loser Of All Time,' Hillary Embarrassingly Decries Her 2016 Loss Due To The Russian Military
[Red State] Whining about losing is like bragging about winning: It makes you look like an idiot.

But not to Hillary Clinton.

In February, I compared the former First Lady to Jason, Freddie, and Michael Myers ‐ she just keeps coming back (here). But not in a cool kind of way like skinny ties.

The supportive spouse of Bill Clinton recently lamented to an audience that her rightful seat in the Oval Office had been stolen:
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/13/2019 02:18 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [343 views] Top|| File under:

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Posted by: Omorong Black8889 || 05/13/2019 7:40 Comments || Top||

#2  I've always thought that Slick Willy set up the entire Spygate fiasco to fail so that he could get rid of the whiny, carping, complaining, evil Hildabeest.
Posted by: JohnQC || 05/13/2019 8:46 Comments || Top||

#3  Ref #2: Excellent theory. She should (by rights) already served the first 2 years of a 20 year sentence.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/13/2019 9:04 Comments || Top||

#4  Have they made a display for her at the Smithsonian yet?
Posted by: Beau || 05/13/2019 9:21 Comments || Top||

#5  "Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest whiny loser?"
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 05/13/2019 9:56 Comments || Top||

#6  She's still talking but is anybody listening? I heard their last speaking engagement in Inglewood, CA was so sparsely attended that tickets went for $2 and they had to put curtains up to hide the vast number of empty seats. Pathetic.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 05/13/2019 11:11 Comments || Top||

#7  Realistically I bet most of the people around her expected her to stroke out on election night. They clearly didn't read enough about what happened to Stalin to get it done.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 05/13/2019 12:19 Comments || Top||

#8  Looking old and haggard in that Dartmouth vid
Posted by: KBK || 05/13/2019 22:03 Comments || Top||



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Mon 2019-05-13
  Gunmen kill six during Catholic mass in Burkina Faso
Sun 2019-05-12
  Security guard killed as terrorists storm Pearl Continental Hotel in Gwadar: ISPR
Sat 2019-05-11
  B-52s in Al Udeid AB Qatar
Fri 2019-05-10
  U.S. revokes citizenship of Portland mosque's imam for ties to ObL
Thu 2019-05-09
  Rotherham abuse scandal: 40 arrests made in last two months
Wed 2019-05-08
  Pompeo suddenly in Iraq
Tue 2019-05-07
  400-strong Christian mob attacks Muslim shops in Sri Lankan town hit by Easter bomb
Mon 2019-05-06
  19 killed in Gaza, four in Israel in Sunday’s escalation, say officials
Sun 2019-05-05
  Iran money man zapped in Gaza
Sat 2019-05-04
  Israel strikes Gaza targets in response to heavy rocket fire Saturday
Fri 2019-05-03
  Taliban militants blow up one of the oldest shrines of Ghazni city
Thu 2019-05-02
  Iran, Turkey criticize US plan to designate Muslim Brotherhood a terror group
Wed 2019-05-01
  Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated businessman Malek sentenced to 25 years in prison
Tue 2019-04-30
  Gunmen kill pastor, worshippers in Burkina Faso church
Mon 2019-04-29
  Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi seen in new video for first time in five years

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