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Ragrum Donating Member (65 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-15-10 08:14 PM
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Obama is speaking ...I hope he makes this case:
President Obama,

Make the Gulf Coast / Gulf Stream invasion a pivot point to start the USA on a path to move off Gasoline and Diesel as surface transportation fuel.

You have the authority to tell the USA today: Mandate all non-military road vehicles will convert to natural gas by 2015.

Also you can propose a federal tax credit to retro-fit freight trucks to natural gas. On top of that, lets make the tax credit dependant on USA sourced retro-fit kits. That will boost manufacturing jobs and installation jobs across the USA.

Additionally, propose a federal tax credit to retro-fit domestic passenger cars to natural gas. Offer traditional investment tax credits to help small business owners of filling stations add natural gas delivery to their stations. On top of that, lets make the tax credit dependant on USA sourced retro-fit kits. That will boost manufacturing jobs and installation jobs across the USA.

Please seize this moment and help us understand we have embraced Manhattan focus before and we can and must do this now. Also the unsaid side benefit: No more money to Middle East beneficiaries that fund Wahhabism.

Regarding your speech tonight: please do not make a statement about seafood being safe. The Gulf of Mexico may not be dead today but after a hurricane season, I fear it will be for a generation. Please do not offer platitudes this a grave, serious time. It is time to understand and regret our poor stewardship of the Earth. Simple words to say tonight: we have failed as Stewarts of the one thing that gives us life: Earth.

Now is the time to cast off anything that does not move us toward ever letting a similar catastrophe happen. This event is either a wind in your sail, or an anchor on your tail...you choose.
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