No Hummer Left Behind
For the last, 3 years or so, there have been countless stories published on Yahoo regarding the many assaults on the environment. But lately, nothing. It just, well, stopped.
So besides wondering who is influencing the media to run stories about a bride who got cold feet before they touch on why the cancer rate is rising at a frightening level, I find myself seeking out tid-bits on environmental information. As I should anyway.
This one is a real hummer dinger, from www.sierraclubplus.org/hummerdinger
In a private Rose Garden ceremony today, President Bush signed into law his heralded ‘Leave No Hummer Behind Bill.’ Following months of intense Capitol Hill lobbying, the Bush Administration was finally able to secure a $100,000 tax deduction for Hummers and the other largest gas-guzzlers on the road as part of his ‘economic stimulus’ package.