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Canadian eco-warriors suggest banning pick
up trucks, many fear USA will follow

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Posted By: Imright, 7/17/2021 2:20:52 PM

An online left-wing magazine in Canada is calling for the sale of pickup trucks to be banned unless the purchaser can prove that they really need one in their lives, and this has Americans worried that the United States could be next. In a piece published this week, Passage magazine managing editor Davide Mastracci argued that the long-term goal is to “shift away from relying on private vehicles entirely,” but that for now, he’d like to start with the iconic, American-created pickup truck. Why? Because of the alleged threat posed by climate change.“[D]rastically cutting emissions from the transportation sector is of the utmost importance for a successful climate strategy.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 7/17/2021 2:30:55 PM (No. 848802)
That's racist against Southerners and other people that work. Can a mulatto own a pickup?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: wilarrbie 7/17/2021 2:59:59 PM (No. 848813)
Only if they've succeeded in disarming the public first. Start that * in Texas, lemme know how it goes.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 7/17/2021 3:03:06 PM (No. 848817)
Too obvious. They will make the cost of owning a pickup prohibitive so people cannot afford them. :(
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Reply 4 - Posted by: red1066 7/17/2021 3:05:34 PM (No. 848818)
Pickup trucks accounted for 20% of all new vehicles sold in the U.S. last year, so banning pickup trucks ain't going to happen. Ford has already started to produce an all electric F-150 pick up. Even WOKE corporations aren't going to kill off 20% of they're sales to appease the global warming crowd.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Namma 7/17/2021 3:10:06 PM (No. 848822)
I thin eco-warriors should be banned. Would solve a lot of our problems
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Reply 6 - Posted by: coldoc 7/17/2021 3:13:56 PM (No. 848826)
Canadians are proving themselves quite ill.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Venturer 7/17/2021 3:28:46 PM (No. 848837)
First they banned large cars. People bought pick up Trucks. Now they want to ban pick up Trucks, Pretty soon I will be driving a Peterbilt.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DVC 7/17/2021 3:31:50 PM (No. 848842)
Not going to happen.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: curious1 7/17/2021 3:36:51 PM (No. 848846)
How about we ban 'eco-warriors' and SJWs and all the other leftards? That's sounds like a much better plan to me.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: 24tea@Mag 7/17/2021 3:46:05 PM (No. 848854)
People are nuts!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: earlybird 7/17/2021 3:47:29 PM (No. 848857)
Over a lot of dead bodies!!!! They are an institution in our family. We always have a need for one. I was never interested in anything Canadian, including this dummy and his magazine.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: bad-hair 7/17/2021 3:50:26 PM (No. 848862)
Went on a road trip to DC a couple years ago. Pulled up to a Supermarket and in the entire parking lot there were exactly 3 pickups. Also noted that their parking places are really tiny. I suppose I would consider selling my Tundra is somebody can show me how to fit a full sheet of plywood into my Nissan 350Z.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Phantomll 7/17/2021 3:59:08 PM (No. 848871)
There is no "threat" posed by climate change!!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici 7/17/2021 4:01:15 PM (No. 848872)
#4, several woke car companies have proposed ceasing to produce ICE vehicles, which would kill off over 90% of their market.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Come And Take It 7/17/2021 4:10:36 PM (No. 848886)
Next up: We don't think you need more than 100 sq. ft. to live in, or indoor lighting, or heat and A/C. FO
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Reply 16 - Posted by: lazlototh 7/17/2021 5:08:15 PM (No. 848941)
I hope the Biden administration proposes this. It will help swing votes the other way in non-urban PA, in all of Michigan, and it will help turn GA back to red and keep TX that way, and maybe, just maybe, AZ too.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: bighambone 7/17/2021 5:16:47 PM (No. 848951)
I think the the Harris-Biden Administration should go for it and see what happens!
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Reply 18 - Posted by: joew9 7/17/2021 6:45:05 PM (No. 849024)
Actually I have wanted a small high gas mileage low power pickup I can use as a commute vehicle to my job but has a truck bed in the back where I can fit the occasional sofa, washing machine, lawnmower, etc. I have no need to tow a two ton boat or trailer. But every year the car companies brag about how this or that vehicle is longer or wider or more powerful this year than last year. Remember the 1970's Toyota and Datsun pickups? An easy +30mpg. They were two feet shorter than the smallest pickup on the US market today. As a college student I was assigned to transport a palletized diesel engine back to the research lab. That little pickup did just fine. The new Ford Ranger is nearly the size of an F150. Forget it. The car companies are creating their own problems. I often think about getting a '70s Datsun pickup and restoring it. Simple engine. A nice carburetor. No computer. No cam sensor. No mass flow nothin'. No platinum anywhere in the vehicle. The only warning light on the dash was temperature and oil pressure. Those were the days.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: bad-hair 7/17/2021 6:46:18 PM (No. 849028)
PS From one who knows. The Canadian Eco-Warriors ALL live in Toronto and Vancouver. The rest of the country is normal.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Roscoelewis 7/17/2021 6:49:59 PM (No. 849033)
Pickups use the same motors as the cars use. How did so many people get so stupid so suddenly?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby 7/17/2021 7:44:34 PM (No. 849095)
#1 Half the time. I think Elon will have a word or two to say about not having a pickup.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: MickTurn 7/17/2021 7:49:56 PM (No. 849102)
Come to Texas, stand in the road. While you're counting the pickups, you are 100% guaranteed to be run over the ones you DON'T count! Problem Solved...and we didn't need Captain Obvious for this one...
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Old Army Vet 7/17/2021 8:04:16 PM (No. 849127)
Global cooling, global warming and now climate change, the biggest load of bs that I have heard in my lifetime. As you can tell I don't believe any of it.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Faithfully 7/17/2021 9:07:43 PM (No. 849173)
#6, Canadians are quite well, thank you. Just because a miniscule demand something and the rotten media run with it does not make it an issue.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: hershey 7/17/2021 9:10:01 PM (No. 849174)
If all these 'eco-warriors' would just shut their mouths we wouldn't have a carbon problem...
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Reply 26 - Posted by: columba 7/17/2021 10:28:32 PM (No. 849215)
I grew up in Northern California and have now lived in Nevada for years. I accompanied my wife to New York a few yeas ago and sensed something was amiss. It finally dawned on me that in the week I was there I saw ONE pickup truck.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: RuckusTom 7/17/2021 11:15:34 PM (No. 849242)
Who cares what Canada thinks?
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