June 06, 2016

Norway threatens to ban ALL gasoline cars — Why Canada might be next

Ezra LevantRebel Commander

Norway’s politicians have announced that they intend to ban all fossil-fuel vehicles by 2025. Which, by the way, is just seven and a half years from now.

Norway has a higher number of electric cars, because they’re “cheap.” That is, the government subsidizes them so heavily, they’re artificially cheap.

And Norway is floating on oil. That’s where all the cash comes from to subsidize their electric cars. Sort of like a guy who eats a huge T-bone steak and then says, he wants the vegan dessert…

So naturally, Trudeau’s office saw this Norwegian announcement. The PM’s policy advisor, the environmental extremist Zoe Caron, expressed approval. (Of course, this ban wouldn’t apply to her boss’s jet.)

Then there’s Elon Musk, the president of Tesla, perhaps the most subsidized company in the United States. They make extremely expensive cars and would be out of business in a month without government intervention. So naturally, he was tweeted at Norway: “What an amazingly awesome country. You guys rock!!”

This is just a small story, and it will likely come to nothing.

But it shows us a lot —about Trudeau and his staff, and the true nature of the crony capitalists in the green industry.

Joe Oliver has made the amazing claim that the Liberals spent $9 billion in a single month so they could turn around and say there was a deficit. My guest Ian Lee of the Sprott School of Business talks about this extraordinary assertion, and the Liberals’ other economic policies.

Then I catch up with Breitbart’s Joel Pollack about the U.S. presidential election, and support for Trump among Hispanics.

Finally: I got a lot of emails about my interview with my old Conservative Party colleague Mark Cameron, who is now campaigning for a carbon tax. Like you, I want to learn more about who is funding his organization.

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commented 2016-06-07 10:06:47 -0400
Deacon, I see where Keith made predictions/observations, but please show where in his posts here that he made a threat. I agree he has a radical vocal aura, but I missed the “threat.”
commented 2016-06-07 10:04:05 -0400
Yes, Keith can be brutal in what he says, but he often correct in what he says.

For example, Marxists/socialists are stupid.

What I mean is that in every socialist society that has existed has turn communist or is on its way to turning communist.

And indeed everyone that is of the common folk do live equally … all equally poor. But the elites live in the lap of luxury.

Now what intelligent Marxist would want to live in poverty? And if that Marxist truly believes in the idealistic socialist empire, then how could that idealist accept and support being part of the elite because that goes against everything socialism stands for.

So yes, Marxists/socialists are stupid in the truest sense of the word.
commented 2016-06-07 09:58:48 -0400
Robert – I agree completely with your assessment of Keith. Spot-on.

I give it a few hours before Keith says he’d shoot both of us or beat us up.
commented 2016-06-07 09:54:52 -0400
Andrew Stephensen said, “I don’t think anybody at all disagrees with shifting away from fossil fuels.”

Doubtful they would, but ecofreaks want all oil and gas usage stopped immediately.

What conservatives and those lefties that still have a modicum of intelligence left in them believe (in general) is:

1) Anthropogenic Climate Change (a.k.a. Global Warming) is a lie. It is a scam. The real data proves that it is a lie. The science sure the hell is not settled.

2) The switch over to a “green” economy must be gradual so as to not affect the current economy.

3) The switch over must use the income from the existing oil and gas industry to pay the massive bills. for the new green economy.

4) The switch over can only happen when the matching green technology is capable of performing the same function. i.e. “Green” cars that can travel as far for the same or less cost; “Green” electrical energy that can be store in mass; Replacement for plastics; (to name a few examples)

If the greenie enviro freaks can promise all that and more, then I would bet even the most staunch opponents to switching to a “green” economy would be convinced.

Oh, and take the “green” taxes and shove them where “the sun don’t shine”.
commented 2016-06-07 09:50:28 -0400
He does have a mean streak in him doesn’t he!
Bullies often speak like this and more times than not, a scrawny, four eyed nerd will take them down even in a physical confrontation!

DJBT and STPC
commented 2016-06-07 09:41:17 -0400
Robert – my issue with Keith is all the threats he makes.
commented 2016-06-07 09:34:24 -0400
Frost and Christensen,
Why don’t you MUSLIBS pull your heads out of each other’s asses and wise up?
Why are all the wars started and fought? It’s because someone wants to control someone else. In modern day wars, many of these wars are often fought in the corporate boardrooms. Even the war waged by Isis is a war of control.
What is the root of all evil? Money!
Who has lots of money? Big corporations!
What are oil companies? Big corporations!
Who controls the oil fields in the Middle East? Big oil companies!

And you can keep on going until you follow that trail to it’s logical conclusion!

DJBT and STPC
commented 2016-06-07 09:13:58 -0400
Keith – seriously man you are the biggest coward. Only a fucking prick would say what you say.
commented 2016-06-07 08:57:18 -0400
KEITH RICHARDS commented 14 mins ago
There is a lot of private money tied up in oil/gas.

If Trudeau makes a move, expect to see one of his kids disappear in a few years.

The global oil lobby will also be on Canada’s doorstep for the next election to get rid of this Cuck Trudeau.

you are an absolute disgrace
commented 2016-06-07 08:57:16 -0400
Bravo Zulu Let them go hungry, they voted for this green dream, Live the green dream progs , most fail to see that THERE IS A CANADA BEYOND BIG URBAN CITIES and electric cars will be an epic failure in rural and northern Canada, you know the Canada outside of big cesspool cities, especially Toronto and vancover.
commented 2016-06-07 08:45:44 -0400
Considering that Norway is a net exporter of fossil fuels, this is just more Norwegian shenanigans. Norway boasts of the world’s smallest carbon footprint. They do this by exporting fossil fuels, an accounting trick to appease Progressivist-Sodomites. Norway is using their sovereign wealth fund – over $500 billion worth – to subsidize electric cars up 50% of their cost. And they will subsidize even more. The reason is that Norway’s export of fossil fuels are in a steep decline, and the return to Norway of those exports has steeply declined. At the rate they are going, Norway’s sovereign wealth funds will soon collapse. They are already padding this fund with revenues from increased taxes and pension deductions, in a vain effort to hold off the inevitable.
commented 2016-06-07 08:44:36 -0400
Betina Dunn commented 11 hours ago
Great news.

Thanks for sharing Ezra!

At 10 cents per Kwh going to 30 cents per Kwh, math obviously isn’t your strength. But I bet you can read poetry with the best of them, can’t you.

Stupid marxists.
commented 2016-06-07 08:42:46 -0400
There is a lot of private money tied up in oil/gas.

If Trudeau makes a move, expect to see one of his kids disappear in a few years.

The global oil lobby will also be on Canada’s doorstep for the next election to get rid of this Cuck Trudeau.
commented 2016-06-07 08:22:18 -0400
Try growing or transporting food for those who live on the tenth floor of a chicken coop built for people with electric cars.

Price of food will triple or quadruple – city folks are going to go hungry.

Too funny!
commented 2016-06-07 07:19:37 -0400
REVOLTUPRISING!!! that’s all I have to say. The Liberals would be a easy enemy to beat! remember their idea of winning a war is to not kill your enemy or they win! WE GOT THIS!!! LOL
commented 2016-06-07 07:10:03 -0400
JUST-IN’s broadcast that he’s a "feminist’ is an absolute progressive obligation, he simply has no choice. He is in dire need of sister-hood creds, his current, wealthy, privileged, pale-face, cisgender male credentials are reviled in the sewage-holding tank he struts in . So JUST-IN identifies as full-fledged ‘feminist’ . The sensitive man, he feels like a womyn persona . The tenderer-than-thou collectivistic regimenting love with a female hug , with which the modern world is being swept, is a required obsession .
JUST-IN revels in his superiority to others based on his magic ultra-feminist sensitivity , virtue-signaling at every opportunity his conspicuous & copious female compassion {mimicking Sophie’s sweet mannerisms } , his devotion to the progressives’ anointed victims coupled with his politics of identity, is creating a nation of ‘special-victims ’ and to that he is pledging to solve all society’s ills only as a womyn could.
commented 2016-06-07 06:37:32 -0400
LAWRENCE O’BYRNE – commented
“I have heard them all, i just wish the oil companies would shut down all oil and gas deliveries…”

That’s all it would take and the chaos would ensure this lunacy would stop. We the people should lobby for this to happen. They all say they love and worship mother earth, but I think they love and worship money and control. It would certainly point out the lies and hypocrisy coming from these lunatics!
commented 2016-06-07 04:10:34 -0400
I am glad I am getting older and do not give a shit anymore! Yet my children and grandchildren are to reap the evil, and that makes my heart break. I shake my head everyday getting up, but thankfully there is a wonderful God who oversees everything, and no one is a match to Him…..
commented 2016-06-07 03:00:53 -0400
Norway appears to be the most oblivious country in Europe right now.
commented 2016-06-07 02:58:40 -0400
Think of the Glory—— An Indian Reserve totally self – sufficient and reliant on Nature.
commented 2016-06-07 02:46:06 -0400
Why not use Attawapiskat as the the first truly Green , Native Reserve on the Planet. ‘Solar and Wind.’ If it works up there Kathleen—- it might work down here. Just think of the money you could spend ,Kathleen,—-
commented 2016-06-07 02:22:15 -0400
D Mary oh yeah forgot about that being a response to a fire.
commented 2016-06-07 01:55:14 -0400
Daryl Herman, that was brilliant.
Ezra, in your first segment you were laughing at times, but I felt like crying. All of these fake global warming lefty politicians are out of .control with their preaching but not practicing. Why do we never hear from the climate scientists who disagree with them.
Sean Penson, are you out of your mind….fossil fuels are bad for our economy…….you nitwit,, oil is the engine of our economy, AB oil is what kept the have not provinces like Quebec & others ability to survive even though they’re ungrateful as hell, wake up & stop dreaming.
commented 2016-06-07 01:46:52 -0400
Just got a Gehl 3310—— what a little sweetheart that thing is——— but it does have a bad problem.
It runs on gas— Not BS.
commented 2016-06-07 01:35:00 -0400
Like Milo says – feminism is a Cancer – just like TruDope is a Cancer to Canada – and just like cancer needs to be cut out!
commented 2016-06-07 01:30:37 -0400
Robert Raymond- At the present time no one is telling the truth about Climate change so I would not vote. I am hoping Wildrose will grow a pair and tell the truth. I believe that a lot of people would support this. All they have to say that it has not been settled yet as a first step. Where have heard this before?
commented 2016-06-07 01:04:34 -0400
Drew, I’m afraid, as was shown in Fort Mac, they will just let it burn, while they are jetting around the planet saving the planet.
commented 2016-06-07 00:58:32 -0400
You can take my gas engine away from my cold dead hands.
commented 2016-06-07 00:54:43 -0400
Does that go for emergency vehicles as well. Can you imagine an electric car trying to carry enough water to put out a fire?
commented 2016-06-07 00:44:35 -0400
Daryl, Andrew thinks of fossil fuels going away, but only in context of his own transportation, and not of transportation of goods to markets, and the thousands of petroleum based products he won’t do without. Andrew is just another hypocrite.