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California may Ban Black Cars

This has got to be the stupidest thing I have ever heard proposed...even for California.

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/03/26...an-black-cars/


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Yeah - maybe they got nothing better to worry about?!



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that is so ridiculous...
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So, you'd have to get a black car on the black market?
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So, you'd have to get a black car on the black market?
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haha..

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Wow. I highly doubt that will even come remotely close to passing into law. If it does... all I can do is LOL at California ;/
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I read something about this on another site. The information was that it's origin was the joint efforts of two men named Dave; one from Georgia and one from Portland Oregon. They are reputed to be inherently biased against black cars in general and they apparently recognized that California is the only state that is just screwed up enough to consider such shenanigans.




































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Seriously, don't they have anything better to do. Like balancing the BUDGET.
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hahah awesome! our cars will be RARE !
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Wow. I highly doubt that will even come remotely close to passing into law. If it does... all I can do is LOL at California ;/
Nope, the California Air Resource Board (CARB) can regulate to their harts content. There's thousands of other reg's being pushed through.

The state has jumped head first off the cliff called anthropogenic global warming.

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Wait a minute.....you mean to tell me they make cars in other colors besides black???
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Wait a minute.....you mean to tell me they make cars in other colors besides black???
Yep, they make em in better colors like silver.

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CARB response

CARB fearing Rush Limbaugh responded to banning black paint. Hilarity ensues.

I thought this was about the link posted by Cold Shot.

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California should ban front license plates, to save gasoline. They don't do the sensible things.
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When Black Cars are Outlawed

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