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Gas guzzlers for Kerry

I voted for Kerry in the recent election, but I realized the hypocrisy when I had a huge sigh of relief over the oil supply to my three motorcycles out in the garage, after the election results. A consequent secret worry in the back of my mind is whether we are as corrupt and over the hill as the Roman Empire, due to our greed and dependencies.
Big difference between cars, tobacco

...gas industry are more responsible for lung disease than is tobacco use and that "doctors love their big, expensive gas guzzlers better than they do their patients." Ken then publicly declared that he will continue smoking until the American Lung...
Outside editorial: Cash for Clunkers a money guzzler

...imagination." They were referring to Cash for Clunkers, a program tried last year to pay consumers to trade in old gas-guzzlers for fuel-efficient new models. On the surface, it did work, spurring motorists to rush to their local dealers...
The 'Cash for Clunkers' program was a good deal

...000 vehicles. The government encouraged sales by offering vouchers of up to $4,500 for consumers who traded in gas guzzlers for more fuel-efficient cars. Pennsylvania finished sixth, with $138.7 million worth of rebates; New Jersey...
'Clunkers' program boosts local car sales

...Mendenhall Auto Center, said the federal program that gives rebates of as much as $4,500 to motorists who trade in gas guzzlers for more fuel-efficient vehicles is helping sales. People who had decided to just drive what they owned are changing...
Outside Editorial: Big Oil needs to expand nation's refining capacity

...largest gasoline consumer. Americans are burning slightly more fuel than they did a year ago, and many still are driving gas guzzlers, even though the average U.S. pump price recently hit record levels exceeding $3.20 a gallon before settling...
The feds needs to look at electric company

...meter maids and those who put tags on people's doors for being late on payment need to drive four-wheel-drive gas guzzlers? My front-wheel-drive with snow tires cost me $14,500 and gets 34 miles per gallon. And not once did I need...
SE leaders criticize ferry test

...state ferry chief under the Knowles administration and now a Juneau Assembly member. Taylor says the fast ferries are gas guzzlers, compared to conventional ferries that operate around the clock. Though the high-speed vessels are consuming less...
Outside editorial: The days of cheap oil prices are gone

...mass-transportation systems are recording sharp increases in ridership, and Detroit is scaling back on production of gas-guzzlers while plunging ahead with innovations like electric-powered cars. These car manufacturers and drivers get the point...
Raising the gas tax a revenue-neutral way to treat oil addiction

...could invest aggressively in high-mileage technology without worrying that consumers might turn back to inefficient gas guzzlers. We would cut our greenhouse gas emissions, 30 percent of which come from transportation. Adjusting Americans' tax...


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