posted on Nov, 7 2013 @ 01:20 PM
reply to post by HardCorps
Ha! you you could have a fundraiser charging a buck a turn at the handle!
I really don't know, but I have the feeling that pretty much ALL the players in oil are being "economical with the truth." As if it were a
-The oil refineries gripe about constraints from the EPA; but if it wasn't for the restrictions on growth, they'd have a lot more competition, and
the price of gas would be a lot lower than it is.
-The EPA implies that it has to control those greedy capitalist oilmen; but the fact is that their own policies help maintain a status quo for the
capitalists in an industry with tons of influence (or maybe "barrels of influence) in the nation's capitol. And their policies mean that the
refining that does happen in the USA is some of the dirtiest on record.... an ironic stance for the guardians of our fragile earth, to say the
-The President openly talked in his first term about reducing America's oil usage. Of course he wasn't thinking of Al Gore's personal jet, or his
own use of Air Force One. He was talking about me driving to work by myself, with no carpool. The wreck of the economy, and subsequent "flat
recovery" have reduced our oil usage by 11%, so I guess that's mission accomplished?
-Exxon and GE own/operate most of the wind farms, through shell corporations. Ironic, since they get government subsidies for "research." But
after you've built 10,000 units, what are you really researching? How long the public will pay for an unprofitable technology?