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9/15/2008 04:00 AM EDT
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dirk.bruere
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dirk.bruere   9/17/2008 2:25:43 AM
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That $1 trillion being p*ssed into the Iraqi sand might have gone some way towards that goal.

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Kev-bo   9/16/2008 4:31:20 PM
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George, You absolutely have the right target, idea and spirit. Now we just need: - Politicians that focus on the long term win instead of pandering to every craven special interest - A populace and business leaders that don't behave as a bunch of NIMBY, narrow minded special interests looking out for themselves (businesses of all sizes, unions, pork-munchers, anti-growth, growth-at-all-costs) so we can actually elect politicians that are looking out for the long term good. - An American people that belives that energy security (and security in general) is more about finding sustainable, renewable, non-polluting (including CO2) sources, than "commandeering" as many of the remaining sources of oil as possible. The current Congressional/Bush battle over solar tax credits is a bellweather for how ready our politicians are to retire a declining oil-based economy for a vibrant renewables-based economy. Right now I'm giving congress a C and Bush an F

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