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Environmental group calls for deflating tires of SUVs to combat climate change: target ‘wealthy areas’

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Ahyup - "green" appears to be the new color of eco-terrorism. Of course, eco-terrorism has been around for a few decades now - ALF, ELF, et. al. - some of the groups are so violent that they feel justified targeting people now.

Who'da thunk there were terrorists on the left?

(Cue the deniers, contrarians, and "what-about-ists"....)
 
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Seems like it would make more sense to go after large corporations or oil/gas/coal companies. Targeting individuals won't produce any good at all.
 

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Yup, this climate change movement is breeding future terrorists. It will be a matter of time before they resort to full blown violence and murder.
They likely need some legal advice, in many places if their actions results in someone getting harmed or dying,
then it is tied back to the original crime. Say for example someone is hit and killed while changing a deflated tire.
The purity of their motives, do not come into play in the criminal justice system.
 

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Seems like it would make more sense to go after large corporations or oil/gas/coal companies. Targeting individuals won't produce any good at all.

True, yet even an eco-moron can deflate a tire. ;)
 

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Yup, this climate change movement is breeding future terrorists. It will be a matter of time before they resort to full blown violence and murder.

Once you ‘otherize’ folks as being the enemy then it’s easy to consider offensive actions as being defensive.
 

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Plan is ****ing dumb, but if this bothers you more than the systemic inaction and misinformation when dealing with climate change, which WILL get a lot more people killed in the decades to come, then you need to recalibrate your worldview.
 
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Doesn't make any sense, I believe you get less gas mileage on deflated tires. Older tires as well. Anyway, another pathetic example of the right finding some obscure, nutty blog and then try to apply it to all liberals and environmental movement because they don't have any actual arguments against environmental protection measures
 

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Plan is ****ing dumb, but if this bothers you more than the systemic inaction and misinformation when dealing with climate change, which WILL get a lot more people killed in the decades to come, then you need to recalibrate your worldview.

How would causing the repair or replacement of vehicle tires not increase environmental damage?
 
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Doesn't make any sense, I believe you get less gas mileage on deflated tires. Older tires as well. Anyway, another pathetic example of the right finding some obscure, nutty blog and then try to apply it to all liberals and environmental movement because they don't have any actual arguments against environmental protection measures

Hmm… as opposed to attributing a single DP thread, drawing attention to that “nutty blog”, to (all of?) those on “the right”?
 

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"Wedge gravel in the tire valves, leaflet the SUV to let them know the tires are flat and why it was done, and walk away. It’s that simple," the group tweeted. "If we organize, we can hit enough SUVs in particular neighborhoods to spark reporting and spread the metameme. . . ."Start by targeting wealthy areas – our goal isn’t to disrupt workers – and avoid targeting vehicles with disabled stickers or hangers," they said.
Denierism must be getting pretty desperate if it has to call that "terrorism" and then pretend that this group represents all non-deniers.
 

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Did anyone glance at the Fox Business As Usual article? It says that Adbuster's idea is to wedge pebbles in the valve stems and put a note on the car.
 

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"Wedge gravel in the tire valves, leaflet the SUV to let them know the tires are flat and why it was done, and walk away. It’s that simple," the group tweeted. "If we organize, we can hit enough SUVs in particular neighborhoods to spark reporting and spread the metameme. . . ."Start by targeting wealthy areas – our goal isn’t to disrupt workers – and avoid targeting vehicles with disabled stickers or hangers," they said.
Denierism must be getting pretty desperate if it has to call that "terrorism" and then pretend that this group represents all non-deniers.

You beat me to it. (y)
 

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I think before people undertake such a protest, they could consider their civil and criminal liability.
 

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Low tire pressure causes worse gas milage.

Lazy and dumb.
 

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Low tire pressure causes worse gas milage.

Lazy and dumb.
It reminds me of a coworker who would flip off Hummer drivers, until someone at work pointed
out to him that his Honda Goldwing produced higher emissions than a Hummer.😧
 
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Plan is ****ing dumb, but if this bothers you more than the systemic inaction and misinformation when dealing with climate change, which WILL get a lot more people killed in the decades to come, then you need to recalibrate your worldview.

Really? Pray tell, how many people have been killed by manmade climate change so far?

"Wedge gravel in the tire valves, leaflet the SUV to let them know the tires are flat and why it was done, and walk away. It’s that simple," the group tweeted. "If we organize, we can hit enough SUVs in particular neighborhoods to spark reporting and spread the metameme. . . ."Start by targeting wealthy areas – our goal isn’t to disrupt workers – and avoid targeting vehicles with disabled stickers or hangers," they said.
Denierism must be getting pretty desperate if it has to call that "terrorism" and then pretend that this group represents all non-deniers.
I said its breeding future terrorism- as usual, your reading comprehension is abysmal.

And Im not surprised you'd defend petty vandalism. After all, you love criminals and want them all freed from prison.
 

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Yup, this climate change movement is breeding future terrorists. It will be a matter of time before they resort to full blown violence and murder.
I am shocked, shocked!, I tell you, that an environmental movement produced some people who advocated violence as a tactic. Next you’ll be telling me that the Black Panthers emerged from a movement advocating non-violence in the struggle for civil rights, that the many who were upset at the Big Steal produced the few that stormed the Capitol, that Wobblies came out of labor’s struggles, or that the Terror in France came from a movement that produced the Declaration of the Rights of Man.
 

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Low tire pressure causes worse gas milage.

Lazy and dumb.
These yahoos aren't the brightest bulbs in the tribe. I'm sure some moron will go after EV vehicles in their lust for green destruction - and probably slash a few bicycle tires in the process.
 

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These yahoos aren't the brightest bulbs in the tribe. I'm sure some moron will go after EV vehicles in their lust for green destruction - and probably slash a few bicycle tires in the process.
I mean start a SuperPAC if they want changes, I'm sure there are more than enough people caught up in "climate hysteria" to fund it.
 

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I mean start a SuperPAC if they want changes, I'm sure there are more than enough people caught up in "climate hysteria" to fund it.

Hmm… they are more likely to want only “the rich” to fund it. Deflating tires costs these eco-nuts nothing and next to nothing if also leaving a note.
 

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costs these eco-nuts nothing and next to nothing if also leaving a note.
Going to cost them something I catch one of these shitbags monkeying with my ride.(y)

I'm sure a lot of people feel the same way.
 

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Yup, this climate change movement is breeding future terrorists. It will be a matter of time before they resort to full blown violence and murder.
And they are emboldened by the fact that a fellow Eco-Terrorist is part of the Biden Administration.

Eco-terrorists are absolutely insane.
 

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"Wedge gravel in the tire valves, leaflet the SUV to let them know the tires are flat and why it was done, and walk away. It’s that simple," the group tweeted. "If we organize, we can hit enough SUVs in particular neighborhoods to spark reporting and spread the metameme. . . ."Start by targeting wealthy areas – our goal isn’t to disrupt workers – and avoid targeting vehicles with disabled stickers or hangers," they said.
Denierism must be getting pretty desperate if it has to call that "terrorism" and then pretend that this group represents all non-deniers.
Leaflet the SUV....and risk creating paper litter.
 
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