Here we go again

Jim jnantz at INFICAD.COM
Sun Oct 22 16:40:07 MDT 2000

Here's the latest on the Great Arizona SUV giveaway:

Yesterday the legislature met in an emergency session and put a one year
moratorium on the program.  Yesterday on KFYI Charles Goyetter (sp?) read
a list of what we could have done with the $800 million.  I only heard
part of the list, but the one thing I heard him say is that they could
have used the money to finish the 25 miles of freeway construction and
widening that are currently being worked on.

On Fri, 20 Oct 2000, Thomas Matiska wrote:

> True liberals believe that money and good intentions are
> the solution to all problems. The only thing they like
> more than throwing $3-4 million at a problem is having
> to throw another $800 million at it.
> In some twisted way I'm sure they view the outrageous
> overrun as a good idea that has succeeded beyond their
> wildest dreams.  Remember also that it doesn't really
> matter if alternative fuel is actually used.  Only their
> original good intentions count.
> Tom
> > This year the state of Arizona came up with a great idea to reduce air
> > pollution.  The state decided to give subsidies to people who buy vehicles
> > that burn alternative fuels such as natural gas or propane.  People who
> > buy such a vehicle can get the state to pay half the cost.  That's right
> > folks.  I could go and buy a $40,000 SUV, but I would only be out of
> > pocket $20,000.  Also I would get as break on registration for the
> > vehicle.  Also I would not have to burn propane or natural gas in the
> > vehicle.  I could continue to use gasoline in it.  Also if the vehicle
> > burned only the alternative fuel, I would get an even bigger check from
> > the state.
> >
> > Those ignorant a******s in the legislature said they thought this would
> > only cost the state 3 or 4 million when they passed this.  Now their
> > latest estimate of what this will cost us is $800 million.  The governor
> > has called a special session to try to kill this thing.  Old Red should be
> > impeached over this.  Also the people in the legislature who passed this
> > should be voted out of office.

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