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Nikia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-03-04 09:20 PM
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26. For now the government wants us oil dependent
There is so much power and money in Big Oil.
If the government actually supported alternative energy as much as the fossil fuel giants, we would not be dependent on fossil fuels.
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  -The American people and Peak Oil. Beaker  Feb-03-04 12:25 PM   #0 
  - Good idea, Beaker...  ixion   Feb-03-04 12:31 PM   #1 
  - Having just moved from Portland to Minneapolis  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-03-04 12:36 PM   #3 
     - Well they WERE going to build up a light rail system  worldgonekrazy   Feb-03-04 12:40 PM   #4 
     - Pawlenty supports it, I think. He's kind of hamstrung by having  mn9driver   Feb-03-04 01:19 PM   #11 
     - 'bad tempered'? Now there's an understatement. :)  Serenity-NOW   Feb-03-04 03:06 PM   #22 
  - I'm all for it!  BlueEyedSon   Feb-03-04 12:34 PM   #2 
  - Thermal depolymerization - turning waste into oil!  TXlib   Feb-03-04 12:42 PM   #5 
  - Now that's a movie  AG78   Feb-03-04 01:10 PM   #8 
  - More On Peak Oil Here  mhr   Feb-03-04 12:44 PM   #6 
  - Carter tried that. And he was seen as "negative"  maggrwaggr   Feb-03-04 12:58 PM   #7 
  - The meow speech  megatherium   Feb-03-04 01:46 PM   #15 
  - Could be the defining issue in the election.  Old and In the Way   Feb-03-04 01:11 PM   #9 
  - I understand that Kerry is onboard with this idea  jokerman2004   Feb-03-04 01:19 PM   #10 
  - Absolutely, we need to start a program  JellyBean1   Feb-03-04 01:25 PM   #12 
  - Before oil runs out ,it will be over 50$ a barrel so it will once  NoKingGeorge   Feb-03-04 01:26 PM   #13 
  - those wells aren't bottomless-  Beaker   Feb-03-04 01:51 PM   #17 
  - shale oil?  megatherium   Feb-03-04 02:14 PM   #19 
     - shale requires massive strip mining  maggrwaggr   Feb-03-04 03:00 PM   #21 
        - Both Shales & Sands also require a hell of a lot of water, too  hatrack   Feb-03-04 08:48 PM   #25 
  - the answer is not to find more oil!  maxsolomon   Feb-03-04 01:30 PM   #14 
  - who implied that it was?  Beaker   Feb-03-04 01:49 PM   #16 
  - nukes too?  megatherium   Feb-03-04 02:07 PM   #18 
     - that's what worries me  maggrwaggr   Feb-03-04 02:58 PM   #20 
  - This topic got me wondering about Tesla's experiments  Serenity-NOW   Feb-03-04 03:21 PM   #23 
  - Tesla did some strange things in Boulder, CO  JellyBean1   Feb-03-04 08:38 PM   #24 
     - Tesla's dream  Astarho   Feb-03-04 10:15 PM   #28 
  - For now the government wants us oil dependent  Nikia   Feb-03-04 09:20 PM   #26 
  - I agree with you 100%  maggrwaggr   Feb-03-04 10:21 PM   #30 
  - The war is about oil  BeFree   Feb-03-04 09:37 PM   #27 
  - It's all in how you package it.  brokensymmetry   Feb-03-04 10:16 PM   #29 
  - Excellent idea  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Feb-03-04 10:34 PM   #31 
  - dead on  leftofthedial   Feb-03-04 10:41 PM   #32 
 

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