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  • Axis of Ethanol

    02/08/2007 7:35:28 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 163 replies · 1,916+ views
    INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY ^ | 8 Feb 2007 | Staff
    Energy: Could lowly switch grass mow down the petropower tyranny of Venezuela's Hugo Chavez? A U.S.-Brazil ethanol pact signed this week may supply the fuel to do just that. Chavez's hostile anti-American dictatorship grows worse as his oil earnings pile up. With the U.S. as his best customer, buying about a quarter, or 1.1 million barrels, of Venezuelan crude oil each day, the bitter coda is that every barrel we buy fuels his anti-U.S. actions. These range from crazed speeches to colonial acquisitions like Bolivia to rogue-state alliances with Iran and Zimbabwe to menacing moves against neighbors like Dominica, Guyana...
  • Obituary

    11/29/2005 5:07:36 AM PST · by 08morganl · 4 replies · 344+ views
    Redneck World Magazine | 2004
    Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend by the name of Common Sense who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red tape. he will be remembered as having cultivated such value lessons as knowing when to come in out of the rain, why the early bird gets the worm and that life isnt always fair. Common Sense lived by simple, sound financial policies (dont spend more than you earn) and reliable parenting stategies (adults, not kids, are...
  • Vilsack to trade in SUV for hybrid

    10/05/2005 9:33:25 AM PDT · by RushCrush · 22 replies · 591+ views
    DES MOINES, IA - Gov. Tom Vilsack will trade in his gas guzzling sports utility vehicle for a more fuel efficient hybrid vehicle, his spokesman said. Vilsack spokesman Matt Paul said the governor plans to get rid of his 2005 GMC Yukon, which gets 13 miles per gallon, according to Consumer Reports, for a new flexible fuel SUV, which runs on E85, a gas-ethanol blend. E85 is cheaper than the 10-percent ethanol blend and regular unleaded gas sold at most stations. The fuel is only sold at about 20 stations statewide