Re: [future-fuels-and-vehicles] transportation policy research of note - from January 2012 - The case of the missing gas mileage
You have to believe, like Peter Pan. Vote for ANYBODY but the guy/girl
who's already sitting in Congress. That's the only message we need to send.
I don't care who, just not the incumbent.
On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 1:43 PM, Oliver Perry <perrydap@...> wrote:
> To replace 2012 is very difficult in our highly polarized country. My
> guess whoever is in or out will, the result will average out to be the
> same... almost 50/50. The average person does not know who to believe on
> any issue and frequently questions the media's take. I also think our
> system has an inertia of its own. To stop the direction we are moving
> toward and reverse it is tough. A repeat of 9/11 or an attack from outer
> space from the Martians might get our attention and unite us. But other
> than that it appears as if we are destined to behave like a glacier.
> On Jul 16, 2012, at 8:53 PM, MarketMole wrote:
> > Trying to maintain a future fuels and vehicles theme... I know that to
> > progressive energy policy into the mix we need to first get rid of
> > incumbents. All of them. I believe that Congress has come to expect they
> > run the country and can simply play the popularity game to retain office.
> > By replacing every incumbent the citizenry can blatantly inform congress
> > that they are not in charge - the people are. So, Replace2012 is the
> > I have been proposing. Presidents are essentially ineffectual, it's
> > Congress that set the law and lets corporations manipulate the country.
> > Replace Congress and we'll be on the road to breaking the cycle.
> > MM
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