Gas is at more than $90 a barrel. A gallon of gas is more than $3.00. The impact of these costs is passed right on to us, the consumers. Whether you're out driving around to look at houses, or running to the grocery store the gas in your tank costs you money. But, it costs you more to buy those same groceries - because the cost of gas to haul those items to the store has to get covered by someone. Or, if you want to buy something made out of petroleum - like asphalt, kerosene, paraffin wax, PLASTICS, or other polypropelyn items - they all cost more.
So, what's to be done about it?
Here's my idea (I don't know that I'm alone on this)...
We've just got to come up with a better way! Remember in "Back to the Future" when Doc comes back to get Marty and uses rubbish to power his car? That's the sort of creative thinking we need! How about Venezuela, a major oil producing county mandating and supporting sugar cane distilleries for making bio-fuel.
When we were in World War 2, we had the BEST and BRIGHTEST minds get cracking on the problem of the nuclear bomb because we felt the Nazi's had this weapon. They worked pretty much isolated on the Manhattan Project, and figured it out.
We need to ask if it isn't time to get a project like that going again? Maybe the BEST and BRIGHTEST could come up with a garbage fueled car, or some other alternative?
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