Gas price spike. Poll

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Good idea to continue addiction to single energy source?

  1. Absolutely. Wouldn't have it any other way :-)

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  2. Ummm.....no.

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  1. Dot Com
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    Is this a surprise to anyone? Seriously. Place all your eggs in one basket & expect a different outcome? Come on.
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    Question:" Should the U.S. base it's energy policy primarily on a commodity that is controlled by the whim of a 87 yr old monarch in Saudi?
     
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    Got an alternative that is actually viable that would not cripple what is left of the economy?
     
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    It's been tried, but the Libtards always seem to have a problem with them:

    Nuclear - Too dangerous
    Hydroelectric - Ruins the environment
    Wind - Looks ugly
    Solar - Upsets the desert

    Any other bright ideas?
     
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    I know AT LEAST one person, aside from Exxon/Mobil, Chevron, & Conoco who's happy w/ the status quo- King Abdullah :)
     
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    And Mr. Obama:



    The Obama Moratorium: No offshore drilling while he


     
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    It's not the libtards, it's the social demotards!

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    What Ever!

    "Curse the Libotards!"

    ( Just remember they're not the same as Liberals and Libertarians in the fall of 2012 )
     
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    I hear 'ya. My political beliefs are that of a Liberal according to just about every definition on the planet including the dictionary definition, EXCEPT in the United States. Unfortunately, the socialist/marxist/statist wackos in the US have co-opted the word liberal for their own nefarious purposes and I can't call myself a Liberal anymore. Of course people have caught on to their little game so now they call themselves Progressives. Same difference.
     
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    I know plenty. I call them Libtards. See my first post in this thread. Case closed.
     
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    Seriously, what alternatives have we got that can do much?

    The local utilties that had a nuke plant took it down because they had to defend keeping it every single election cycle from 1976 until they gave in in 1994. We can't do nuke. we are taking down the dams. Coal is incredibly filthy (clean coal? Did someone hit the bong too hard?) Solar and Wind are still a joke. i can't see tidal launching any time soon.

    So what is left?
     
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    Youre a bit misinformed when it comes to energy policy and reality. How do any of those power the combustion engine in 99% of cars and trucks out there? Answer is they dont. All what you said are viable alternatives to create electricity but the USA has an abundance of coal and natural gas (your alternatives are just cleaner but more costly but I agree they should be explored and developed).

    This is a point I have to keep repeating but nuclear, hydroelectric, wind and solar power do NOTHING to alleviate our demand for oil.
     
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