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Sierra Club top officials promote fuel
efficiency, but drive gas-guzzling Jaguars

Daily Caller, by Michael Bastasch

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 4/22/2014 4:37:48 PM

Members of the Sierra Club’s board of directors are driving around in gas-guzzling vehicles, despite the group’s support for the Obama administration’s increased fuel efficiency standards. The Sierra Club strongly supported the Obama administration’s increase in minimum fuel economy standards to 54.4 miles per gallon (mpg) by 2025, but it seems the Club’s top officials don’t practice what they preach. The Sierra Club’s 15-member board of directors own a combined 32 vehicles, less than one-fifth of which are hybrids or electric vehicles. Seven of the 32 vehicles are sports utility vehicles while only six are hybrids and electric cars, according

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 4/22/2014 4:43:17 PM     (No. 9820689)

We need to start calling these elitist SOBs out.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 4/22/2014 5:05:25 PM     (No. 9820723)

The Sierra Club, currently located at 85 Second Street, Second Floor, San Francisco, California, 94105, was established June 4, 1892, and is a nonprofit, public benefit corporation, classified as 501(c)(4) by the Internal Revenue Service. The tax I.D. number for the Sierra Club is 94-1153307.

I´d recommend starting with small donations at first, then increasing as time goes on.
My donation suggestion would be $0.01 every two weeks, increasing to $0.02 every month or so after that. You really wouldn´t have to worry about the tax deduction. *smile*

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MattMusson, 4/22/2014 5:12:43 PM     (No. 9820734)

Reminds me of back in the 1970´s when John Denver would remind us all to save energy - then Chopper back to Aspen.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 4/22/2014 5:46:36 PM     (No. 9820777)

Don´t forget how during the oil embargo John Denver had gasoline storage tanks installed at his Colorado home so he wouldn´t run out of gas.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: thewarden, 4/22/2014 6:03:03 PM     (No. 9820793)

My hippie prog BFF drives all over California just about every weekend with her kids on little weekend getaways. They also take several week long vacays a year (hubby works for Caltrans) driving and/or flying all over. Last summer they flew to NY, got on a cruise ship, sailed to Europe and spent 6 weeks flitting about, burning fossil fuels. They´ve had a European vacay several summers now, along with assorted cross country weekend flights to see her nephew play in his college jazz band in NY. Yet she is constantly preaching the green mantra. They are all hypocrites. Barf.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ruready?, 4/22/2014 6:08:38 PM     (No. 9820797)

Michael Bastasch, if you are reading this - let me tell you my new best friend, I appreciate your gum shoe investigative journalism. This is a fine piece of work!!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Tiger, 4/22/2014 6:21:57 PM     (No. 9820808)

The same old story. Do as I say, not do as I do!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: LAW428, 4/22/2014 6:45:33 PM     (No. 9820825)

It´s all a bogus scam and they were in on it at the inception.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: judy, 4/22/2014 6:51:17 PM     (No. 9820833)

And they walk everywhere. They never use the friendly skies.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: chillijilli, 4/22/2014 8:57:48 PM     (No. 9820939)

How about all the high school kids who insist on cars for their 16th B-Day so they can drive a few blocks to school while they scream bloody murder about evil Big Oil?

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