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There's getting things wrong and then there's getting things really -- Here's the president in his speech in North Carolina recently.
Because these new standards for cars and trucks.
They're gonna all gonna be able to go further and use less fuel every year.
And that means pretty soon you'll be able to fill up your car every two weeks instead every week.
And over time that saves you a typical family about 8000 dollars a year.
You like that don't -- And -- thousand dollars that's that's no joke looks like somebody might think it up here.
Well -- Given that the average family spends less than 3000 dollars a year on gas it seems.
Well pretty unlikely that they could -- 8000 dollars.
Because of new fuel emission standards but you know the media and they picked up the president's claims without fact in fact checking them that is.
Except for the Washington Post.
And while a lot of the president's screw up becomes well established fact.
In fact the president himself has made different claims about the impact of the fuel standards before.
Now he usually says that the 8000 dollars in savings comes over time.
Now what that means is that it comes over the lifetime.
Of your car and my friend that's an eternity.
The average car last 26 years I'm not making this up this comes from the national highway transportation authority.
-- so let's see now the president's claim of saving 8000 dollars in the year is really just.
307 dollars and 69 cents a year or 25 dollars and sixty -- cents a month.
Or less than 66 cents a week.
Or 84 -- today.
Not much but you know how this works when it comes -- Green initiatives particularly the ones coming from this administration.
Well a little sugar helps the medicine go down.
For example last year the federal government decided to award a ten million dollar prize to the manufacturer.
Who could create a Green.
Light -- Energy secretary Steven she is set the price would spur industry to create LEDs at prices that families -- court.
Now remember choose the same felon who said he doesn't have a car -- proud of it.
He feels like it's not his job to bring down gas prices for America -- you very energy secretary.
And drum roll -- if yes Phillips won the competition and the low low price on its well.
Phillips has said the ball was so expensive more than existing LCDs because the Energy Department report that'd be brighter more efficient.
That's the government's idea -- Fifty bucks for a light -- reminds me when we paid under bucks per toilet seat does no one in Washington understand the value of a dollar.
Yes it's cheaper government work.
That's what I.
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