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beachmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-08-08 07:32 PM
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2. Know thine enemy:
Edited on Tue Jul-08-08 07:54 PM by beachmom
wsmco.com/show.aspx?990_Billionaire's_plan_saves_US

Add http://www .

Suffering through it now.

Make me barf.

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/bus/stories...

T. Boone Pickens has a plan to solve the country's $700 billion-a-year dependence on foreign oil.

Replace gasoline with natural gas. Replace natural gas-fired power plants with wind, solar, nuclear and clean coal. Basically, replace foreign oil with domestic fuel without straining those resources."We've gotten ourselves in a trap," Mr. Pickens said last week in an interview in his Dallas office. "The problem is, we said, 'Send us the oil, and never mind the cost.' "

"Things were fine until the price went vertical on us," said Mr. Pickens, who calculates that, at $140 a barrel for crude, Americans spend $700 billion a year on 5 billion barrels of oil from foreign countries. That amounted to about 65 percent of total U.S. supply last year.


oh, and favorable press on the HuffPuff:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/carl-pope/t-boone-and-me_...

It is clear he is pushing natural gas for cars, and he has a lot of money in natural gas. I guess he thinks he has made all the money he can from oil.
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