Because - long term, the oil is a precious resource. So it makes sense to consume the oil under the middle east today
so that we here in the USA can keep our oil unused today
so that it will be available tomorrow
(e.g., for the next several centuries.) Note that petroleum has far more uses than just for cars and trucks.
Its a strategic resource...better to use up their resource than to use up our resource!
posted on 10/17/2002 11:24:38 AM PDT
bump for common sense post #8
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