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Re: [BackpackGearTest] GAS and where to buy

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  • Mike Lipay
    Not true: http://www.snopes.com/politics/gasoline/saudigas.asp mike
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 7, 2005
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      Not true:

      http://www.snopes.com/politics/gasoline/saudigas.asp

      mike


      On Sep 7, 2005, at 6:25 PM, Eric Palmer wrote:

      >> Why didn't George W. think of this? e
      >>
      >> Gas rationing in the 80's worked even though we grumbled about it
      >>
      >> It might even be good for us!
      >>
      >> The Saudis are boycotting American goods.
      >>
      >> We should return the favor.
      >>
      >> An interesting thought it to boycott their GAS.
      >>
      >> Every time you fill up the car, you can avoid putting more money into
      >> the coffers of Saudi Arabia. Just buy from gas companies that don't
      >> import their oil from the Saudis.
      >>
      >> Nothing is more frustrating than the feeling that every time I
      >> fill-up the tank, I am sending my money to people who are trying to
      >> kill me, my family, and my friends.
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> I thought it might be interesting for you to know which oil companies
      >> are the best to buy gas from and which major companies import Middle
      >> Eastern oil:
      >>
      >>
      >> Shell............................ 205,742,000 barrels
      >> Chevron/Texaco......... 144,332,000 barrels
      >> Exxon/Mobil............... 130,082,000 barrels
      >> Marathon/Speedway... 117,740,000 barrels
      >> Amoco............................62,231,000 barrels
      >>
      >> If you do the math at $30/barrel, these imports amount to over $18
      >> BILLION!
      >>
      >>
      >> Here are some large companies that do not import Middle Eastern oil:
      >>
      >>
      >> Citgo......................0 barrels
      >> Sunoco..................0 barrels
      >> Conoco...................0 barrels
      >> Sinclair..................0 barrels
      >> BP/Phillips..............0 barrels
      >> Hess.......................0 barrels
      >> ARC0.......................0 barrels
      >>
      >> All of this information is ! available from the Department of Energy
      >> and each is required to state where they get their oil and how much
      >> they are importing.
      >>
      >> But to have an impact, we need to reach literally millions of gas
      >> buyers.
      >>
      >> It's really simple to do.
      >>
      >> Now, don't wimp out at this point ... keep reading and I'll explain
      >> how simple it is to reach millions of people!!
      >>
      >>
      >> I'm sending this note to about thirty people.
      >>
      >> If each of you send it to at least ten more (30 x 10 = 300) ... and
      >> those 300 send it to at least ten more (300 x 10 = 3,000) ... and so
      >> on, by the time the message reaches the sixth generation of people,
      >> we will have reached over THREE MILLION consumers!
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> If those three million get excited and pass this on to ten ! friends
      >> each, then 30 million people will have been contacted!
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> If it goes one level further, you guessed it. THREE HUNDRED MILLION
      >>
      >> PEOPLE!!!
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> Again, all you have to do is send this to 10 people.
      >>
      >> How long would all that take?
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
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    • chcoa
      False and also totally inappropriate for this forum. I say more hiking, less driving and all will be right with the world. jamie d
      Message 2 of 3 , Sep 7, 2005
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        False and also totally inappropriate for this forum. I say more hiking,
        less driving and all will be right with the world.

        jamie d

        --- In BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com, Mike Lipay <hiking@w...> wrote:
        > Not true:
        >
        > http://www.snopes.com/politics/gasoline/saudigas.asp
        >
        > mike
        >
        >
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