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Democrat laughing gas

Many of the liberals in the blogosphere are going nuts over a Bush quote from the debate last night.

"Now, I'm going to tell you what I really think is going to happen over time is technology is going to change the way we live for the good for the environment. 

That's why I proposed a hydrogen automobile -- hydrogen-generated automobile. We're spending $1 billion to come up with the technologies to do that."

They are crying from the rooftop that Bush is lying, he never proposed a hydrogen automobile. Once again, my friends on the left are paying a dear price for not having access to google. Because if they had access to google and they googled something creative like hydrogen automobile bush budget they would see that the very first hit was a press release from the Whitehouse, released well over a year ago that says:

Fact Sheet: Hydrogen Fuel: a Clean and Secure Energy Future

In his State of the Union address, President Bush announced a $1.2 billion hydrogen fuel initiative to reverse America's growing dependence on foreign oil by developing the technology for commercially viable hydrogen-powered fuel cells to power cars, trucks, homes and businesses with no pollution or greenhouse gases. The hydrogen fuel initiative will include $720 million in new funding over the next five years to develop the technologies and infrastructure to produce, store, and distribute hydrogen for use in fuel cell vehicles and electricity generation. Combined with the FreedomCAR (Cooperative Automotive Research) initiative, President Bush is proposing a total of $1.7 billion over the next five years to develop hydrogen-powered fuel cells, hydrogen infrastructure and advanced automotive technologies.

The second hit is from the Dept of Energy and quotes his State of the Union Address:

"A simple chemical reaction between hydrogen and oxygen generates energy, which can be used to power a car producing only water, not exhaust fumes. With a new national commitment, our scientists and engineers will overcome obstacles to taking these cars from laboratory to showroom so that the first car driven by a child born today could be powered by hydrogen, and pollution-free. Join me in this important innovation to make our air significantly cleaner, and our country much less dependent on foreign sources of energy."

- President Bush, State of the Union Address, January 28, 2003

Methinks my pals on the left are in desperation mode.

Update That was fast...

ATLANTA (AP) - Aug. 27, 2004 - United Parcel Service will begin using three large package delivery vehicles powered by hydrogen fuel cells, and officials said the goal is to someday apply the technology throughout its entire fleet.

The Dodge Sprinter trucks are being deployed in Ann Arbor, Mich., and two California locations: Los Angeles and Sacramento, UPS senior vice president of global transportation services said Thursday.

"Shifting away from a fossil-fuel based economy to a hydrogen economy would be a great environmental and technological achievement," Mahoney said at a Los Angeles news conference, where he was joined by representatives from DaimlerChrysler, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Energy and the state of California.

Atlanta-based UPS was encouraged by results of tests on vehicles using hydrogen fuel cells.


Comments (22)

And do not express an anti-... (Below threshold)
Randy Charles Morin:

And do not express an anti-Bush opinion or your opinion will be censored.

RCM if you had an opinion i... (Below threshold)
Paul:

RCM if you had an opinion it would be left up.

The nonsense you post does not even qualify as an opinion.. In fact it is hard to see it qualifying as even a thought.

You string random words together aimlessly.

Post an opinion based on something other than sheer fantasy and make it a complete sentence then we'll be happy to leave it up.

Heck, I'm no grammar teache... (Below threshold)
Paul:

Heck, I'm no grammar teacher, even a cogent sentence fragment would be nice.

The Lefties are freaking ou... (Below threshold)
Jim:

The Lefties are freaking out -- they just saw the latest ABC/Wash. Post poll released today:
Bush 50% Kerry 46%

Also, I noticed the MSM playing down the ABC memo from Halperin that essentially tells reporters to concentrate on Bush. I wonder why? NOT.

I remembered the hydrogen c... (Below threshold)

I remembered the hydrogen car proposal for the SOU without Google. These people are truly pathetic.

Main Entry: FLIP-FLOP... (Below threshold)
Webster:

Main Entry: FLIP-FLOP
Pronunciation: 'flip-"fläp
Function: noun
1 : the sound or motion of something flapping loosely
2 : a backward handspring b : a sudden reversal (as of direction or point of view)
3 : a democratic presidential or democratic vice-presidential candidate in the 2004 presidential elections.
- flip-flop intransitive verb

Main Entry: WAFFLE
Function: intransitive verb
Inflected Form(s): waf•fled; waf•fling
Etymology: frequentative of obsolete woff to yelp, of imitative origin
1 : EQUIVOCATE, VACILLATE; also : YO-YO, FLIP-FLOP
2 : to talk or write foolishly : BLATHER (or RATHER of cBS)
3 : a democratic presidential and/or democratic vice-presidential candidate in the 2004 presidential elections.
waf•fler &r/ noun: John Kerry and/or John Edwards

Main Entry: WISHY-WASHY
Pronunciation: 'wi-shE-"wo-shE, -"wä-
Function: adjective
Etymology: reduplication of washy
1 : lacking in character or determination : INEFFECTUAL
2 : lacking in strength or flavor : WEAK
3 : a democratic presidential and/or democratic vice-presidential candidate in the 2004 presidential elections.
- wishy-wash•i•ness noun: see democrat

Main Entry: LI•AR
Pronunciation: 'lI(-&)r
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English, from Old English lEogere, from lEogan to lie -- more at LIE
: see democrat

Main Entry: LIE
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): lied; ly•ing /'lI-i[ng]/
Etymology: Middle English, from Old English lEogan; akin to Old High German liogan to lie, Old Church Slavonic lugati
intransitive senses
1 : to make an untrue statement with intent to deceive
2 : to create a false or misleading impression
3 : an act or action committed by a democrat
transitive senses : to bring about a false agenda by telling lies

Main Entry: DEM•O•CRAT
Pronunciation: 'de-m&-"krat
Function: noun
1 a : an adherent of a socialistic transition to communism b : one who practices transitional socialism with the final goal of communism
2 capitalized : a member of the U.S.S.R. (United States Socialist Republic)

Main Entry: WEDG•IE
Pronunciation: 'we-jE
Function: noun
1 : the condition of having one's clothing wedged between the buttocks especially from having one's pants or underpants yanked up from behind as a prank -- often used with get or give
2 : the democratic party's plan for the American people should John Kerry win the 2004 presidential election

Main Entry: PLAN
Pronunciation: 'plan
Function: noun
Etymology: French, plane, foundation, ground plan; partly from Latin planum level ground, from neuter of planus level; partly from French planter to plant, fix in place, from Late Latin plantare -- more at FLOOR, PLANT
1 : a drawing or diagram drawn on a plane: as a : a top or horizontal view of an object b : a large-scale map of a small area
2 a : a method for achieving an end b : an often customary method of doing something : PROCEDURE c : a detailed formulation of a program of action d : GOAL, AIM
3 : an orderly arrangement of parts of an overall design or objective
4 : a detailed program (as for payment or the provision of some service)
5 : something the democratic party falsely claims to have : see WEDGIE
- plan•less /-l&s/ adjective: see democrat
- plan•less•ly adverb: the actions of a democrat
- plan•less•ness noun: see democrat

I wasn't aware that an Init... (Below threshold)

I wasn't aware that an Initiative had anything to do with actual funding. Just because he supports the initiative doesn't mean the money was allocated.. you'll have to look up the appropriations bills passed since this statement of his. FYI, courtesy of thomas.loc.gov, the Hydrogen Fuel Cell Act of 2003 (S.461) was introduced Feb 26, 2003... and has been sitting in committee ever since. With a republican controlled senate and congress, explain WHY the funding for this initiative, and hence the initiative itself, has not been settled, approved, and BEGUN?

This post wasn't anti-bush.... (Below threshold)

This post wasn't anti-bush. It was a dose of reality, a fact-check for the original blog post.

No Roxygrrl9, you fact ch... (Below threshold)
Paul:

No Roxygrrl9, you fact checked nothing.

You made an accusation. Had you followed the second link however, you would have gotten your answer.

Both from FY2004 and the proposed for FY2005.

There's just not much chall... (Below threshold)

There's just not much challenge left from that side of the aisle, is there?

Webster hit the nail on the... (Below threshold)
Jennifer:

Webster hit the nail on the head with the debate!!! Great Job!! lol

But... but... but.... but..... (Below threshold)
OneDrummer:

But... but... but.... but.... you're just wrong, Paul. No matter WHAT facts you place before me...

I also don't hate Jews or Israel by pandering to the Islamofascism of the Arab world either.

I have not seen any blogs "... (Below threshold)

I have not seen any blogs "going nuts" over the comments, but to me it sounded like Bush was either saying that he invented the idea of the hydrogen car, or maybe he had proposed one single hydrogen car as the solution to air and water pollution. Either way he just sounded stupid, that's all. But good research!!

Yeah, and Liberals are very... (Below threshold)
Jim:

Yeah, and Liberals are very familiar with stupid statements. They make them every 10 seconds.

Rollins: now that you've s... (Below threshold)
-S-:

Rollins: now that you've started that "who was stupid" ball rolling, I'd like to offer this:

Kerry is more stupid than ever.

Kerry is beyond stupid and now appears to be lying in a straightforward motion, without capacity to bridle his emboldened lying lead.

Kerry is, to provide Kerry with a bit of empathy, perhaps psychotic and is so removed from statements he's made ten minutes ago, that he cannot avoid denouncing his previous statements regardless of when they were made by Kerry, and so cannot be held responsible for making contrary statements to what he's previously said.

The last paragraph might explain why Kerry and his campaign are now insisting that "Bush" and "Republicans" and "the right-wing" are "out of touch with reality," because they do not know what "reality" actually is, thereby providing them with a no-account ability to continue to lie and believe their own deceipt.

However, it's the opinion of this writer that Kerry is lying without regard to truth, and is therefore, providing ample exmaple and evidence of a criminal nature. I'll leave the psychology up to the experts, but suffice it to say that anyone who describes himself as one thing and then defines himself as a believer or supporter of a code that violates the first definition, either does not understand either definition, or, understands one or the other or both and persists in distortions without regard for what anything means.

Thus, Kerry's lying. Unbridled, bridled, recklessly, intentionally, irreverantly, with great plan and forethought and purpose, all of these represent motives that are not reliable when manifest repeatedly and over time by any one individual: Kerry.

Point being, that I define ... (Below threshold)
-S-:

Point being, that I define anyone who behaves so, as has and is Kerry and campaign, as "stupid." It's stupid to lie because you can, want to, need to, are compelled to...it's just stupid behavior, and it often defines criminal behavior, additionally. The lying liars in our American society are usually the first to blame everyone else, in my experience. I assume their motivation is to keep the attention off their own behaviors.

Poor Kerry.

S - All I said was he sound... (Below threshold)

S - All I said was he sounded stupid. But I hope you feel better after getting that off your chest.

The initiative is still onl... (Below threshold)

The initiative is still only so much hot air considering the Fuel Cell Act is sitting in committee instead of being passed and actually prompting greater entrepreneurial work on the technology.

"there's rumours on the int... (Below threshold)
everyone:

"there's rumours on the internets", hmmm.
Let's just continue to watch this moron self destruct.
As for lying, it's amazing to see these desperate souls franticly attacking anyone and everything, trying to hang on to their delusional reality. The american people aren't stupid, of course it was beginning to look pretty sad, but reality trumps the "Fair and balanced" view of the right.

Boy, when I heard 'everyone... (Below threshold)
OneDrummer:

Boy, when I heard 'everyone' was drinking kool-aid, i didn't believe it... was I ever wrong...

those with 'delusional reality' continue to discuss issues with facts, not half-truths, nor do we persuade with violence and intimidation, unlike the DU/AFL-CIO brown shirts of last week... and then y'all have the balls to call conservatives fascists? If we were, wouldn't you be in a gulag somewhere?

With your hysteria of hate towards the President, you will marginialize yourselves and the pandering celebrities you utilize to the point that many of us 'delusional' folk in flyover country will vote FOR the President, just because we don't want some asshat like Sean Penn or John Fogerty telling us who to vote for....

Rollins: All -I- wrote was... (Below threshold)
-S-:

Rollins: All -I- wrote was that you started the "who is stupid" meme.

So, I hope you enjoyed your moment of sarcasm, because I could have had a nicer day without it.

Perhaps you overassume that all the rest that I wrote made reference to you, while, no, it didn't. There was that first paragraph of maybe one and one-half lines and that was about it.

Believe it or not, at least... (Below threshold)

Believe it or not, at least one leftist nitwit (over on the Theologyweb.com forums) compared Bush's statement on hydrogen cars to Al Gore's statement about creating the Internet. roflmbo! The two individual sentences are as different as night and day, moreso when you put them in context.




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