In a related story, Obama named Charles Krauthammer as Minister of Information for the Algae Department.
From last night: Krauthammer on Fox: “Now, it happens that algae will grow on anywhere on earth. I looked it up while I was away for those three days. You thought I was sunning myself. I did research. It grows in oceans, in lakes and ponds, in your swimming pool when the pool man is on vacation. In snow, in ice, on soil, on turtles, on sloths, the bark of trees and rocks. Why are we drilling for oil? We are the Saudi Arabia of rocks. We have a mountain range called the Rockies and we are allowing ourselves to be dominated by these oil producers. I think (President Obama) is on to something here that is truly revolutionary. Why would you build a pipeline, the Keystone pipeline with real oil from Canada to put in real refineries and put in real existing cars when you can do algae? I think he is on to something. And I think this shows the vision, the hope and change he promised in 2008.”
— Charles Krauthammer on Special Report with Bret Baier.
Biomass (algae) is one of the options explained in the Pickens Plan:
At the same time, the president of Algae, Inc., the famous comic character, AQUAMAN, held a press conference in Hawaii where he enthusiastically told reporters that he couldn't wait to leap into the water and harvest algae for his $500,000,000 research lab.
AQUAMAN said that he was extremely confident that in 20 to 30 years, his company, Algae,Inc., will have successfully converted algae into a fuel for automobiles that will cost the consumer $.05 (five cents) a gallon.