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Old December 9th, 2012, 05:39 PM   #15 (permalink)
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As long as we have cheap gas while we're here, right...?
LOL...right down to the bitter end, just like the car race in "On The Beach", or the "Apocalypse" episode of Top Gear.

I am an unashamed sports car fan, and refuse to let go of my gas-guzzling Mustang. But considering that I fill its 15 gallon tank once a year on average, I have a lot less to feel guilty about than many Prious owners.

I live in a city that no longer has any passenger rail service, but has highways to/from it clogged with 40' semi tractor-trailers and 6-ton SUVs. The only train comes to replenish our downtown coal-fired power plant. The plant was being renovated for cleaner burning fuels until the GOP-dominated state halted the 99% complete project.
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