July 23, 2016

Green hysteria greets Hogtown’s Honda Indy as social justice war on fun continues

David MenziesMission Specialist
 

The Honda Indy was back in Hogtown last weekend and it was glorious for fans of open-wheel auto racing. The roar of 700-HP engines, the smell of rubber melting on blacktop... What’s not to love? Well, enter SJWs and climate change Cassandras for the answer to that.

Like so many army ants invading a picnic, they aren’t impressed with world-class auto racing. And so the war on fun continues, as progressives complain that racing is detrimental to the environment.

Watch as I provide a few examples of the kind of vilification and fear-mongering that is unleashed by these types against auto racing and even fireworks.

There may not be calls for outright bans, but some want the race to “go green” and for Indy race cars to drop fossil fuels and use electricity instead.

Green hysteria aside, what do the facts say about auto racing?

I’ll give you the answers to that too so we can push back on this latest war against fun.

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commented 2016-07-24 02:38:56 -0400
Victorian era moms would pull the covers off their kids first thing in the morning to make sure they weren’t doing anything naughty and unforgivable that would cause hair to grow on the palms of their hands. Those Victorian prudes are back with a vengeance. Political correctness has to be stomped out hard.
commented 2016-07-24 00:28:14 -0400
VERBOTEN????

YA DAS ISS IT – VERBOTEN!!
commented 2016-07-24 00:25:33 -0400
ALL ZEE FUN ISS VEROTEN!!!
commented 2016-07-23 23:53:22 -0400
Off Topic. Link below is a video called Clinton Cash which was published on the internet today by Breitbart. It details how Bill and Hillary are using the Clinton Foundation to receive ‘donated’ funds for political policies and agreements as arranged by Secretary of State Clinton. These involve lease contracts for mining, kickbacks, rogue foreign leader corruption, withholding donations to earthquake relief in Haiti, etc. Bill is heavily involved due to his connection to the UN, his former status as president, huge amounts of money received for speeches and of course his relationship with Hillary. Very interesting and informative.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=td2pyyCau30
commented 2016-07-23 23:50:18 -0400
Im just going to let my diesel truck idle more.
These guys are cucks.
commented 2016-07-23 20:41:34 -0400
The Greenies should thank auto racing for the advances in ordinary cars. Today’s cars are heavier, stronger, safer, more powerful, more reliable and steer better. yet use less or similar amounts of fuel to cars of yesteryear, despite the ever increasing restrictions on emissions on road cars.
Racing cars are set up for maximum performance, but car makers have taken those lessons to get more performance per litre of fuel consumed for the everyday car. Then you have advances in tyres and suspension – improving vehicle dynamics has a side effect – the driver is more likely to avoid a crash to begin with.

In Formula 1, we’re seeing the flow on into the high end of the road car market where top end supercars are capable of running solely on stored electricity for a short time, and providing a boost to maximum performance along with the petrol engine. Yes there’s been hybrids for years, but the application was primarily for fuel saving, rather than extreme performance. That technology will filter down where average cars will be able to get electric motor boosts without a large, heavy bank of batteries many current hybrids have.
commented 2016-07-23 20:09:23 -0400
Fioreno is a friggin loon . . . Indy cars don’t run on Fossil Fuels . . . they run on ethanol !
A little history . . . " A methanol-fueled Miller set the longest-standing (for nine years) Indy lap record of 124.02 mph in 1928. In 1965, a year after gasoline increased the severity of a fiery seven-car Indy crash, the racers switched—permanently—to less volatile alcohol fuels."

Like the morons in the 70s that protested Indy because of the Fuel Shortages and high priced oil . . . Fioreno has no clue of the world around him.
Bet he gets along great with Justin though . . . lol

The Green-fascists want to run your lives . . . if they really believed the insanity they spout . . . would they be travelling the globe, owning large homes and cheering as so-called refugees are moved from warm temperate climates where their carbon footprint is Zero . . . to northern countries where they increase their carbon footprint many thousands of times. They obviously are not concerned !
commented 2016-07-23 20:07:09 -0400
It’s only a matter of time until you will be declared detrimental to the environment.
commented 2016-07-23 19:19:51 -0400
I remember the first day of high school, my home room teacher was trying to break the ice by cracking jokes about how thirsty his new car was (‘72 Plymouth Satellite Sebring Plus) It worked, most of us laughed at his jokes.
I can imagine today’s students probably running out of the room in horror with their hands over their ears, crying for a safe space.
commented 2016-07-23 19:16:11 -0400
I thought Indy cars ran on methanol
commented 2016-07-23 19:15:50 -0400
Prissy drama queens, always yelping and complaining.
That is how they stay in business, by poking their rat noses into our every aspect of our life.
Best way to beat ’em is to keep doing what bugs them, and laugh at them every chance we get .
Gentlemen,start your engines!
commented 2016-07-23 19:04:30 -0400
All the Eco-nuts should march themselves along with all their families up into the Arctic where their carbon footprint will be frozen and ineffectual for millions of years. Walk the walk and not just talk the talk!
commented 2016-07-23 18:33:26 -0400
Of course, Climate Change Eco-warriors, SJWs, BLMs, Feminists, etc. never believe the truth anyway.
They thrive on mendacity.
commented 2016-07-23 18:31:18 -0400
I’m with you, David.
Climate change Cassandras?
Is this a fitting description, David?
Remember, Cassandra ALWAYS told the truth, even if it was negative………such as her most famous warning and prophecy: The Fall of Troy. But she was cursed by Zeus that she would always tell the truth but no one would ever believe what she said.
commented 2016-07-23 18:24:31 -0400
Paul Taalman Think of the environmental impact if all the environmentalists stopped wasting fossil fuels to protest fossil fuels. Green peace and there ship burning bunker fuel ? huge amounts of it, Seems I recall they damaged the ruins in peru HOW MUCH DID THEY PAY TO FIX THEM OH YA NOTHING, how much energy for them to destroy them oh ya plenty, now the indy car race they will burn more fossil fuel , how much fossil fuels did they burn protesting fossil fuel burning cars ? no doubt plenty, and my personal favorite sending a ship north to deliver solar panels to the high arctic ?? they will burn more bunker fuel delivering the panels than the panels will produce in a lifetime ? and the best for last, THEY CHAINED THEMSELVES TO THE KINDER MORGAN TANK FARM IN BURNABY PROTESTING FOSSIL FUELS ALL THE WHILE THERE SHIP WAS IN VANCOVER HARBOR FUELING UP ON YOU GUESSED IT FOSSIL FUEL FROM THE ALBERTA OIL SANDS ?? Seems they burn more energy protesting energy what a ship of fools, $$greenpeace$$$ is all about the money now they are nothing but a bunch of greedy 1%ers telling us to live small while they live high on the hog.
commented 2016-07-23 18:08:16 -0400
Most of those greenies probably drove or flew somewhere today.

See a greenie today?

Kick them between the legs and just walk away – if anything it will make many of us feel better.

They like to use violence at times – time some was used on them.
commented 2016-07-23 17:45:57 -0400
Here’s a question to ask a greeny
How would you like your remains be handled when you die. Do you want to be crisped or have a backhoe dig you a grave or maybe do the ecological thing and hang your body out to dry and feed the birds and bugs or maybe dropped off in the sea to feed the fish. Just as long as you die and leave us to live in peace with out your BS
commented 2016-07-23 17:34:16 -0400
Hi REBELS

From time to time I will post some questions just for the fun of it

Names of things you probably never knew had names.
here they are, see if how many you know.

1…AGLET
2…BOLSTER
3…BOW
4…CHUCK
5…COUNTER
6…FLAN
7…KERF
8…KICKSPACE
9…MOON
10..PLATEN
11..PLUNGER
12..RICTUS
13..SERIFS
14…TANG
see how many you know
I’ll post the answers at the end of Ezra’s show on Monday
Just another reason to watch THE REBEL only $8 bucks a month or $80 bucks a year
the only voice that shines a light on the news or lack of news just think of all the comments you leave FREEDOM OF SPEECH….use it or loose it
commented 2016-07-23 17:24:20 -0400
if they had strong convictions, they could run onto the track during the race ..much like the english suffragette did at a horse race..
commented 2016-07-23 16:47:18 -0400
I was wondering how long it would take for the “more enlightened” progressives to target the Indy. How long will it be before they call for the outright ban of ALL spectator sports and events? I wonder how much garbage is created during a Blue Jays or Leafs or TFC game? Not to mention the environmental impact of people getting to the venues…How about concerts and protests themselves? Or how about the Pride parade? Wouldn’t the environmental/carbon foot print be lower if we just didn’t hold these events at all? And then there’s the environmental foot print of sports teams, rock bands, politicians travelling from city to city. Wouldn’t it be better for the environment if we all JUST STAYED HOME all the time. Think of the damage caused to the environment by creating parks and recreation spaces. Think of the environmental impact of building homes and apartment buildings and condos. Wouldn’t the world be better without them? And then there’s food production; the tractors needed to plant the seeds and then to harvest the foods that we eat. And the trucks and trains to get them to the grocery stores. And then the fuel used to go shopping. Here’s an idea; let’s outright ban PEOPLE. ALL people, and then we won’t have to worry about the environment because there won’t be anyone here to mess with the environment and the earth will be happy…just as it was 1 million years ago…before man (oops…people…don’t want be politically incorrect here) arrived on the scene…