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5832Re: [rootsradicals] Re: new: $275 to fill up a tank

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  • Khalid Mateen
    Aug 1, 2008
      Do you know it takes up to 10 years for them to start extracting "IF" they found oil in the Alaska?  So you will be paying at least 4/gal for the next ten year(probably $10/gal by the time years is up) and still not be any closer to solving our energy problems. Bush is just holding Congress and us hostage when he says he gives congress a bill that involves drilling because he wants his boys at Exxon to become really wealthy.  Have you heard about the tar sands in Canada?  They give us oil due to the NAFTA and they cant stop giving us their oil or they will be sued no matter how much ecological damage it may be causing.  Most of the Tar sands oil that canada produces is given to US.  This is all about controlling the worlds oil supply and making money.

      ----- Original Message ----
      From: MH <hoagy@...>
      To: rootsradicals@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2008 10:27:44 PM
      Subject: Re: [rootsradicals] Re: new: $275 to fill up a tank

      > Freaking amazing - Now let's DRILL the CRAP out of ANWAR too! What's next???

      My neighbor was telling us down at the grocers that
      if Alaska where the size of a football field, Anwar
      would be the size of a postage stamp.  Alaska's a
      mighty BIG state.  After listening to the speech,
      Repower America by Gore, I thought this story interesting:

      A Model for Real Community Energy Self-Sufficiency
      The recent G8 Summit achieved one important result. It showed that too many
      of our leaders still think energy “security” can be achieved by calling for
      an increase in the rate of oil extraction at the expense of human and
      ecosystem health.
      They are looking for security in the wrong places. For a real lesson in
      energy security, and a glimpse of the healthy local economy of the future,
      they could start with a small town in Germany, just one of many in northern
      Europe that are charting a course toward true energy autonomy, based on
      renewable sources of energy....


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