Liberal policy, actually hurting more than helping? Who'd a thunk it?

Boosted98gsx

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Jul 27, 2002
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Liberal policy, actually hurting more than helping? Who'd a thunk it?(Cash4Clunkers)

http://news.yahoo.com/why-cash-clunkers-hurt-environment-more-helped-024848694.html

According to the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA), automobiles are almost completely recyclable, down to their engine oil and brake fluid. But many of the “Cash for Clunkers” cars were never sent to recycling facilities. The agency reports that the cars’ engines were instead destroyed by federal mandate, in order to prevent dealers from illicitly reselling the vehicles later.

The remaining parts of each car could then be put up for auction, but program guidelines also required that after 180 days, no matter how much of the car was left, the parts woud be sent to a junkyard and shredded.

Shredding vehicles results in its own environmental nightmare. For each ton of metal produced by a shredding facility, roughly 500 pounds of “shredding residue” is also produced, which includes polyurethane foams, metal oxides, glass and dirt. All totaled, about 4.5 million tons of that residue is already produced on average every year. Where does it go? Right into a landfill.

Yup. Another liberal dream actually an abysmal nightmare. As long as it feels good at the time, right fucktards?
 
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forgotmyname

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Jul 18, 2007
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So now you conservatards environmental destroyers suddenly care about the environment?
 

ObamaCare

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May 30, 2011
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CfC was not a recycling program...it was designed to give some level of economic stimulus, which it did

Environmental damage? Did they dig up a national park or lake, and dump all the materials there?

No...so did it make a major contribution to global warming, the environmental fact that will destroy the homes of hundreds of millions of people?

No...so what are you babbling about?

Is this one of those "lol, liberals want to slow global warming and avoid toxic waste in our lakes, so they are evil if they use toilet paper" screeds
 

Jerb Creator

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