• Jun 12th 2008 at 10:19AM
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We've seen countless celebs go green by either choosing to drive in a hybrid vehicle, electric car or even a scooter. The latest well-known person we've heard has made the change to two-wheels might not be a celebrity by the strictest definition of the word, but we're sure you know his name: Donald Rumsfeld. We're going to leave any political bits out of this post and just suggest that it's nice to see well-known people make a fuel-saving purchase. The specific scooter model that Mr. Rumsfeld, former Defense Secretary of the United States, has chosen is the Vespa LX150. The fine-looking Italian is a capable mount and features a 150cc four-stroke engine which powers the metal-bodied machine up to around sixty miles per hour. Riders of scooters such as this one typically report fuel mileage of around seventy miles per gallon, which surely makes the Vespa Rumsfeld's most efficient ride.


[Source: Yeas and Nays via Jalopnik]


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      • 7 Years Ago
      If you really desire to know what is going on with Rummy, Bush, Chainey and all the rest, try reading "Why The Right Went Wrong" by Pat Buchanan. You will be amazed to learn that they are all one-worlder liberals trying to pass themselves off as conservatives. They're anything but true conservatives like Ron Paul, of course, but most people are too uninformed to notice. Liberals among the Democrats are therefore demonizing their fellow liberals among the Republicans who seek American world domination and democritization through warfare (like in Iraq). They are called neoconservatives or neocons for short. I consider them the most dangerous people in the world wearing $2,000 suits--or nothing at all.

      I have a small, gas powered, motorized machine that can be attached to my bicycle to get me just about anywhere on almost no gasoline. It may have cost me as much as fifty dollars years ago. Now that's really going green. If you buy a motor bike, try to get a yellow one with a tall pole and big, colorful flag on the rear as you will need all the visibility you can get on the road for the greatest safety. Stay alive and have fun.
      • 7 Years Ago
      True Nom de Plume or the 20+ plus free Iraqi's getting their first chance to define their own lives.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Hmmmm.

      1. What I find curious is that Bush is one of the most liberal Republican Presidents in the last 30+ years. You'd think liberals would love him but they don't. Meanwhile Clinton had a blast bombing the heck out of anyone he wanted to and nada from the BDS crowd.

      2. I find it amusing that the same people who scream the most about Iraq, WMDs and Bush are often members of MoveOn.org. What's notable is that MoveOn.org pushed the argument in 2003, prior to the invasion, that we shouldn't invade because Saddam might use his WMDs on American soldiers.

      3. This whole nonsense over "global warming" is precisely that. The silliness over CO2 is even worse. The only real reason why CO2 is being demonized is because the computer models use it as a means of creating water vapor in the upper portions of the atmosphere. This is because water vapor is dozens of times more efficient as a global warming agent than CO2. But you can't scare people with cries of "Too much water vapor will kill us all!!".

      It sounds way too idiotic.

      4. Higher levels of atmospheric CO2 is actually very beneficial. Plants use CO2 as a source of carbon and can reduce their water needs with higher levels of CO2. Plankton also grow faster and more abundant which results in more marine biomass.

      5. "They found that over a period of almost two decades, the Earth as a whole became more bountiful by a whopping 6.2%. About 25% of the Earth’s vegetated landmass — almost 110 million square kilometres — enjoyed significant increases and only 7% showed significant declines."

      link
      • 7 Years Ago
      It's always interesting to listen to people so wrapped up in hatred that they wish death upon another. Yet, it's the 'other person' who is evil.

      But on topic, if that's still allowed. This is another example, like the President's eco-friendly house, of people who many in the environmental movement rabidly hate actually doing what the environmentalists are advocating. As opposed to those they practically worship who consume huge amounts of energy while at home or while flying hither and yon to "save us" in their private jets.

      It's too bad there are so many in the environmental movement that can't get beyond their personal politics and blind hatred to look objectively at the whole subject. It makes the rest of us look like gibbering nutjobs and doesn't help things in the least.
      • 7 Years Ago
      I never though I would ever be hoping to see someone on a scooter to be blindsided, hit and killed by some jackass in a Hummer sipping on a latte and talking on their cellphone as they run a red light, until now.

      I know, I know that sounds a little harsh. "It's the economy, stupid." But this guy is an evil, evil motherfucking son of a bitch who should be in jail with the rest of the Bush administration, and this just fucking disgusts me.

      Posted at 4:40PM on Jun 13th 2008 by Donald Anger
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      its libtards like you I hope gets run the fuck over along with other liberal american haters.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Man, dam f*ckers who really know how to fu*k up good things are gonna fuc* with scooters?? Give me a break! Here is a few bucks, Donny, go buy yourself some salvation. And just in case they're running a two-for-one special on that, for chrissake, buy your buddy Georgie some, too. And don't forget Condie; she's gonna need a whole bunch of salvation. Girl's gonna need it (what a waste of human mind)!

      --Lorenzo
      • 7 Years Ago
      lets face it. this is going to be another Anti-American, Pro liberal/ democratic site.
      UGERS
      • 7 Years Ago
      I like to build a wall infront of him when he drives the vespa and blindfold him,
      puff , there he goes, the murderer.
      pjmducks6
      • 7 Years Ago
      And someone didn't take advantage of the opportunity to run him into a telephone pole?
      • 7 Years Ago
      Oh man, what a mess.
      erre
      • 7 Years Ago
      i agree with donny anger...at least he spoke his feelings,we have all hoped for the same thing,everybody in america,at least the common americans feel this way.

      years ago my dad used to channel surf the tv...and he came to this new channel,called the political channel,he used to stop there for a moment ,or 2,long enough to listen to their bullsh*t...and then he would say.."now that's where they should drop a bomb"..

      at first i thought he was crazy,then after he started showing me just how much they cheat every working class person,then i was changed for good..!

      they are all nothing but thieves.

      ya..it would be nice to see that jackass run over ral good with a big truck,but he is probably surrounded by bodyguards,or he doesn't leave his ranch....hahahahahah!

      some times thieves like them get what's coming...!
      erre
      • 7 Years Ago
      i agree with donny anger...at least he spoke his feelings,we have all hoped for the same thing,everybody in america,at least the common americans feel this way.

      years ago my dad used to channel surf the tv...and he came to this new channel,called the political channel,he used to stop there for a moment ,or 2,long enough to listen to their bullsh*t...and then he would say.."now that's where they should drop a bomb"..

      at first i thought he was crazy,then after he started showing me just how much they cheat every working class person,then i was changed for good..!

      they are all nothing but thieves.

      ya..it would be nice to see that jackass run over real good with a big truck,but he is probably surrounded by bodyguards,or he doesn't leave his ranch....hahahahahah!

      some times thieves like them get what's coming...!
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