Letter: The trouble with electric buses

Graphic by Lori Deaton

I oppose electric buses, cars, lawn mowers, stoves and heaters because they use nuclear power (except perhaps in Cleveland, not even Marshall) and because they promote the throwaway society exemplified by the Cash for Clunkers tragedy. We should use and maintain what we have (except nukes), manufacture mainly two-stroke diesel bus (and fire engine) parts and address climate change exclusively with municipal abortion funding.

Replacing electric buses with two-stroke diesels can fund many abortions and greatly reduce climate change, more still if smog is mitigating. Two-stroke diesels can also co-generate with old bus heaters; though even the smallest ones, at 71 cubic inches, are too big for most houses, the smallest liquid-cooled diesels aren’t.

A fleet the size of Asheville’s might also fund abortions by dumping gasohol, another PC fiasco. Sell parks, too, and extra schools, which are extra because abortions and contraception were underestimated, as I told you all at the time.

— Alan Ditmore


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3 thoughts on “Letter: The trouble with electric buses

  1. El Gordito

    Why would you even bother writing this? Too much crystal meth in the morning?

    You’re not funny and barely coherent.

    • NFB

      “You’re not funny and barely coherent.”

      Sadly, I don’t think he is trying to be either, and yet MX keeps printing his stuff.

  2. Taxpayer

    Sadly the problem with the electric buses is the city failed to do their due diligence and they don’t work very well in Asheville. They’re too long for our winding streets and can only be used on certain routes. They also take a long time to recharge. Whoever was in charge of ordering these buses shouldn’t still be working for COA. It’s laughable it’s such a bad mistake.

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