NationStates Jolt Archive

Serious Problem with a new issue (possible spoiler)

12-11-2003, 18:32
NationStates said
The Issue
Ever since the government banned automobiles, furious soccer moms and commuters have been petitioning the government to revoke the ban, citing any number of troubles people have had without their cars.

The Debate
"The government was being utterly stupid in banning cars, especially at the whim of a bunch of nutjob, tree-hugging bicyclists!" cries Pip Winters, CEO of Coo' Stuff, Inc. "My workers are constantly late, they don't work as much because they have to leave early to walk or bike home... leaving this ban in place will only murder the economy!"

"Well, it's extremely difficult to drive my son to and from school and his after-school sports." comments soccer mom Thomas Christmas. "But I don't want my boy inhaling all those icky fumes. I say bring back cars, but put some effort into finding cleaner fuels and the like! Who cares if it costs a small fortune?"

"What do they know?" whispers a strange woman clad all in green. "You ought to clamp down on these protesters. Without cars, the people are much easier for you to control, are they not?"

Now the problem is i am an environmental country with excessive political freedoms. I want to keep cars banned but i dont want to clamp down on protesters. Wheres the option to keep cars banned and leave the protesters alone?
12-11-2003, 20:10
The 4th option .. dismiss.
Tor Yvresse
12-11-2003, 23:20
Or perhaps number 2, investing in Cleaner fuels, while allowing the Cars Back.
13-11-2003, 02:03
Or perhaps number 2, investing in Cleaner fuels, while allowing the Cars Back.
Well, they said they want cars banned. Option 2 is the one I just chose (I also don't think I've banned cars btw) and I'm pro-environment, though.
Henry Kissenger
13-11-2003, 07:48
i would so dismiss this issue.