Originally Posted by johnny_rebson:
These are the same liberals who forgot how Iraq attacked us on 9/11.
When it comes to alternatives to oil, there are limits. It is easy to make electricity using all kinds of methods, but our primary transportation fuel, oil, only has one alternative, and that is natural gas. Natural gas is harder/more dangerous to transport/store than liquid fuels. There are serious infrastructure issues related to gas.
Currently there is only one thing we can do about oil and that is to use less of it, aka conservation....
Oracle of Utah
Truth rings hollow in empty heads.
“I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on what’s being proposed here, he’d agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute.” - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.
Remember the extra tax on corporte bonuses? Yeah, they forgot to exclude Joe Bob's $200 Christmas bonus.and can you explain how joe bob was double taxed?
So...the price of oil is going up in the middle of a depression. That's what.so what?
We should be expanding, not only to keep gas prices down, but to create jobs.
Wall Street should go light on big-bonus plans - Investment News
And let's not forget the failed attempt by Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., early this year to offer legislation that would have imposed a one-time 50% tax on bonuses of more than $400,000 for employees at financial firms that received funds under the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program.