Obama’s Science Czar Wants Self-driving Automobile Mandates to Further Agenda 21

John Holdren

Obama appointed left-wing academic John Holdren as his senior advisor on science and technology issues in 2009. Holdren is a zealous proponent of sustainability measures and claims man is causing global warming. Holdren recently expressed an interest in implementing government regulations and mandates to coerce the use of self-driving automobiles.

One of the mandates proposed under the Obama administration is to require that new cars manufactured after a certain date contain self-driving technology. This would be incredibly expensive. Currently, the driverless cars made by Google sell for $75,000 to $85,000.

Promoting driverless cars is a sneaky, backdoor way to eliminate the ownership of cars. Driverless cars will ultimately end up being operated as a ridesharing or taxi service, with people calling to schedule one instead of actually owning a car anymore, due to savings on the purchase price, maintenance costs and parking. Holdren envisions a government role in the driving public’s future where nobody drives their own car anymore in order to help save the environment, cram everyone into smaller spaces, etc.

Read the rest of the article at the Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research

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