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  • As Mr. Obama flies from speech to speech at taxpayer expense in his fuel-guzzling Boeing 747, he may well have little understanding of how much his campaign rhetoric rings false in light of the economic realities he as president had an important role in creating.

    Obama's Perplexing Populism

  • The engine does less work, particularly during fuel-guzzling accelerations, when the hydraulic pumps kick in.

    Garbage Trucks Pick Up Fuel Savings

  • Over the past year, the airline has cut routes, slashed one-third of its work force and dumped all three dozen of its fuel-guzzling jumbo jets.

    JAL Isn't Out of the Woods Yet

  • Think of Al Gore, who owns electricity- sucking mansions while jetting around in fuel-guzzling planes and railing against carbon emitted by the rest of us.

    Other Comments

  • China and India are the top two accused of failing to keep a lid on carbon emissions as the world's two fastest-growing economies burn dirty coal to power factories and as they put more fuel-guzzling cars on the road.

    India PM: Pushing to Secure Global Fuel Assets

  • The idea was two-fold: (1) get high-polluting and fuel-guzzling "clunkers" off the road and (2) stimulate new car sales.

    Ou Est Le 'Cash for Clunkers'?

  • The airline retired its last fuel-guzzling MD80 in September 2008.

    A Prius With Wings vs. a Guzzler in the Clouds

  • Ssangyong Motor, the country's smallest car maker by sales, suffered a severe cash shortage due to a slump in sales of fuel-guzzling SUVs before being placed in court-led bankruptcy protection in early 2009.

    Ssangyong Selects Mahindra

  • And of course the main crops of these fossil fuel-guzzling industrial farms are billions of tons of pesticide and GMO-tainted animal feed for use on factory farms or feedlots.

    Ronnie Cummins: The Road Ahead: Steps Toward a Global Uprising

  • The large, fuel-guzzling American vehicles were slowly outmatched by the small and qualitative cars built by its competitors.

    General Motors files for bankruptcy

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