Activists Empty Tires on Dozens of SUVs in NYC

Chris Teague
by Chris Teague
activists empty tires on dozens of suvs in nyc

My grandmother used to tell me, “you can say almost anything you want as long as you say it respectfully.” That’s not entirely true for a bunch of reasons, but it can apply to specific situations. For instance, this group of climate “activists” deflating tires on SUVs in Brooklyn may have the right message, but delivering it through hundreds of flat tires is more likely to end in violence than any meaningful change.

Activists deflated tires on more than 900 vehicles globally, more than 50 of which were in Brooklyn. The groups aim for bans on SUVs in urban areas, saying they want massive investment in “free, comprehensive public transport.” Though the activists operate autonomously in not-connected pods around the world, the main webpage for the movement’s leaders claims that members have deflated tires on more than 10,000 SUVs since March 2022.

It's important to note that while its actions could be perceived as vandalism by more persnickety SUV owners, it’s not calling for members to slash tires. The site details how to empty a tire using a small lentil or bean screwed under the valve stem cap and does not outline or encourage permanently damaging the tire. It’s possible – likely, even – that the SUV’s wheel or other components become damaged in the process, but the group is at least not openly calling for damage. 

[Image: Tyre Extinguishers]

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  • Teddyc73 Teddyc73 on Dec 05, 2022

    "may have the right message" The right message? They do not have the right message because their so called message is based on a hoax. This is coming from years of indoctrination and lies about so called "climate change", which isn't happening. Also, I can not believe Chris Teague is trying to defend this by saying it's not vandalism because there was no damage. This most certainly IS vandalism. They are interfering the operation of vehicles owned by other people. These wacko leftist loons need to be stopped and held accountable by law enforcement.

  • Jeff S Jeff S on Dec 05, 2022

    “Do you throw the Presidential Election Results of 2020 OUT and declare the RIGHTFUL WINNER, or do you have a NEW ELECTION? A Massive Fraud of this type and magnitude allows for the termination of all rules, regulations, and articles, even those found in the Constitution,” Trump wrote in a post on the social network Truth Social and accused “Big Tech” of working closely with Democrats. “Our great ‘Founders’ did not want, and would not condone, False & Fraudulent Elections!” Donald Trump

    Terminating any part of the Constitution basically nullifies the entire Constitution. That is what a dictator would do.

    • See 4 previous
    • VoGhost VoGhost on Dec 06, 2022

      Proof? 2017- 2020 for Trump. You prove to be a Russian troll with every post. Have you even looked in a mirror?

  • Vatchy Vatchy on Dec 05, 2022

    If you want to talk about global warming, you might start here:

  • Jeff S Jeff S on Dec 07, 2022

    VoGhost--He is a Russian troll.