When the Dow Jones Industrial Average goes down, gas goes down. When the Dow goes up, gas goes up. Wouldn’t it be better to have a Dow at 5,000 and $1-a-gallon gas?
I have noticed no such correlation.
10 cent a gallon gas in Thomson GA,19 cent a gallon in Augusta (and you got glasses, dinnerware, bonuses), 49 cent a pound local T-Bone Steak, 10 cent loaf bread, five cent Cokes, five cent potato chips, prenatal and delivery bill of $75.00, delivery and hospital bill $125.00, and a Dow of $1000, P&G paying a whopping $1.65 an hour.
Preachers were paid, not by six figure contracts with perks, but by a portion of the tithes and offerings. Church music directors and musicians were not paid, but gladly provided their God given talents to the glory of God for free. A time when charity was from one hand to the other. It did not need dozens of middle men with six figure salaries to feed the hungry.
We did not have Medicare, but we had "doctors who cared" about people with health issues. Whether they could pay or not.
Yes, if we are to regress, let's do it all.
Well, you won't see $1 a gallon no matter what you do. But....if you want more stable gas prices AND a good DOW we need to build the Canadian pipeline, open up ANWR and other federal lands for drilling, and further improve clean coal technology instead of persecuting the most abundant energy resource available in this country. Our technology has a much better chance of solving the clean coal problem than it does of making solar and wind power efficient and cheap enough to be financially viable.
and encourage others to do the same. Every time you throw away your Chik-fil-A fork and knife after one use, you contribute to rising oil prices and energy instability.
after closing time. We'll collect all the knives, and sporks. Then we'll come back to my house. I'll wash and you dry.
Are you then going to take them back Chik-fil-A?
Remember to ride your bike when returning them.
Yeah, build the Keystone pipeline. China, India, and Brazil need more oil. With Keystone, the US gets to be the conduit for duty free and tax free dirty oil to flow from Canada to the Gulf to Asia and South America. It may lose a little along the way, but that's for the feds and the states to clean up. All the risk and none of the gain. That's a win-win right?
My, my... someone is bitter this beautiful morning...
were electric cars on the street of my home town of Sumter, SC during WWII. They were big boxy and black, much like most of the cars back then. The point being that the "Green" energy push has been going on for at least seventy years now.
When the world is ready for Green Energy, then it will be public demand and the market that provides it, not politics.
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