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truedelphi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-27-10 04:03 PM
Response to Reply #45
48. I understand that my food uses oil.
Except of course during the summer months when my garden is in.

Already we are munching on delicious dandelion greens, free from the bounty of Mom Nature.

I would agree this is not all of my diet. But some lil part of the equation is better than none.
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  -The BP oil spill scares me silly. Look a few years down the road (worst case scenario--or not?) DFW  May-27-10 12:45 AM   #0 
  - It IS very scary, my dear DFW...  CaliforniaPeggy   May-27-10 12:56 AM   #1 
  - Peggy--I got the barest hint of what might happen from the Canadian gov't 15 years ago  DFW   May-27-10 01:14 AM   #4 
     - The irony of that is that Basque fishermen have fished on the Grand Banks for centuries.  Odin2005   May-27-10 08:24 AM   #19 
        - A few Basque fishermen in small boats wouldn't have bothered the Canadians  DFW   May-27-10 09:21 AM   #32 
           - Oh, or course, I just thought it was ironic, that's all.  Odin2005   May-27-10 04:01 PM   #47 
              - That it is  DFW   May-27-10 04:24 PM   #50 
  - Endless red tides, dead zones, fish, bird, turtle and mammal kills  JCMach1   May-27-10 12:59 AM   #2 
  - Humans scare me  Oregone   May-27-10 01:10 AM   #3 
  - Me, too.  Ishoutandscream2   May-27-10 08:51 AM   #29 
     - Corporations scare me more than even the worst human who ever lived.  AnArmyVeteran   May-27-10 02:23 PM   #39 
  - Don't let fear freeze the faith. Fortitude is what we need to try finding now.  jotsy   May-27-10 01:38 AM   #5 
  - There deeper wells out there, that is the most scary thing to me.  Jennicut   May-27-10 01:49 AM   #6 
  - The gulf will recover  nadinbrzezinski   May-27-10 01:52 AM   #7 
  - Not entirely reassuring, even if you are 100% correct  DFW   May-27-10 02:06 AM   #8 
  - Yeah I mean US Consumption  nadinbrzezinski   May-27-10 02:09 AM   #10 
  - I still want to know how much of that oil is used up because of our  truedelphi   May-27-10 03:33 AM   #11 
     - 350,000 barrels a day.  RUMMYisFROSTED   May-27-10 08:37 AM   #26 
     - That could well be the case. I will ahve to do some calculating.  truedelphi   May-27-10 02:56 PM   #42 
     - "huge Naval carriers"  Statistical   May-27-10 08:50 AM   #28 
     - Thank you for the correction.  truedelphi   May-27-10 02:17 PM   #38 
        - Agreed the military (Navy especially) is far to big.  Statistical   May-27-10 03:27 PM   #46 
     - Here is a beter question  nadinbrzezinski   May-27-10 12:52 PM   #36 
        - The issue of whether the bio-fuels will up our food prices exists  truedelphi   May-27-10 02:07 PM   #37 
        - Google bolivia  nadinbrzezinski   May-27-10 02:36 PM   #41 
           - The thing you are taking out of the equation is that when I buy food  truedelphi   May-27-10 03:04 PM   #44 
              - As I pointed out yesterday  nadinbrzezinski   May-27-10 03:13 PM   #45 
                 - I understand that my food uses oil.  truedelphi   May-27-10 04:03 PM   #48 
                    - Do you use any  nadinbrzezinski   May-27-10 04:17 PM   #49 
        - Here is the info that catherina -- DU Member -- provided last week  truedelphi   May-27-10 02:58 PM   #43 
  - I feel a lot better now. Thanks...  AnArmyVeteran   May-27-10 02:26 PM   #40 
  - It's Worse  Kalun D   May-27-10 02:07 AM   #9 
  - yes, decades of negative effect  marions ghost   May-27-10 07:27 AM   #16 
  - You're right on all counts.  Individualist   May-27-10 09:43 AM   #33 
  - You are making a compelling case  Art_from_Ark   May-27-10 03:47 AM   #12 
  - I'm trying to think of reasons why I'm all wrong  DFW   May-27-10 06:19 AM   #14 
  - My feeling as a consumer is you'll always wonder if the fish and seafood are 100% petroleum-free.  no_hypocrisy   May-27-10 06:18 AM   #13 
  - That scares the hell out of me  DFW   May-27-10 08:10 AM   #17 
     - Agreed. One can possibly make a small garden for local produce, but what about  no_hypocrisy   May-27-10 08:53 AM   #30 
  - I was just watching cnn, a reporter took a boat out into the slick  carlyhippy   May-27-10 06:46 AM   #15 
  - It can't be "cleaned up".. It settles and it sticks to everything  SoCalDem   May-27-10 08:34 AM   #23 
     - In warm waters there are micro-organisms that eat oil.  Statistical   May-27-10 08:49 AM   #27 
  - K&R  Odin2005   May-27-10 08:21 AM   #18 
  - Ixtoc I didn't wipe out all life on the planet.  Statistical   May-27-10 08:26 AM   #20 
  - True, but there differences here  DFW   May-27-10 09:00 AM   #31 
  - Fish move, and take the toxins within them.  SoCalDem   May-27-10 08:29 AM   #21 
  - So you haven't eaten anything from the Gulf since 1979? n/t  Statistical   May-27-10 08:32 AM   #22 
     - I don;t eat fish, so probably not  SoCalDem   May-27-10 08:35 AM   #24 
        - Well ok.  Statistical   May-27-10 08:36 AM   #25 
  - There will be more blowouts to consider  Bragi   May-27-10 09:50 AM   #34 
  - This isn't going to cause any wars  gravity   May-27-10 10:08 AM   #35 

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