cman: thamike: It's renewable.Renewable does not automatically mean sustainable
"But $59 a gallon? Oh what the hell, I'm drunk."
untaken_name: Summercat: So, a testing phase of a product that is not mass produced, so there is no economy of scale from infrastructure...And paying a fairly low price per gallon of a replacement for a *STRATEGICALLY VULNERABLE AND IMPORTANT* product that lacks, as said above, the economy of scale infrastructure?Please, do go on about wasteful spending. While this does seem like a large cost to you and me, it's a drop in the bucket for the DOD *AND* targets an item that has strategic implications based on bottlenecks from a traditionally(1) unstable region.(1) Traditionally in this sense meaning since the late Modern Period.There are at least 7.2 billion gallons of recoverable oil in South Dakota. Why wouldn't we just pump that instead of relying on that unstable region? That would be much better than paying $59/gallon for gas now in the hopes that eventually it would be cheaper.
fusillade762: Wait, are we supposed to love or hate excessive military spending? I always get confused on that one.
untaken_name: There are at least 7.2 billion gallons of recoverable oil in South Dakota. Why wouldn't we just pump that instead of relying on that unstable region
Lee Jackson Beauregard: fusillade762: Wait, are we supposed to love or hate excessive military spending? I always get confused on that one.The incumbent president is a dagburn Dimmycrat varmint, and a ni*BONG* to boot. So we're supposed to hate it, and hate him for not attacking Iran and/or Syria.
jaytkay: Do the Koch brothers fund these young conservative stars because they look creepy?Or do they cultivate that look after they get hired?[content.washingtonexaminer.biz.s3.amazonaws.com image 165x190][photos1.blogger.com image 352x240][img805.imageshack.us image 352x146][www.freeadsindiabiz.com image 352x426]
zerkalo: zerkalo: Article doesn't give the price for standard jet fuel so I can decide for myself if this is an outrage? Why am I not surprised?/infromedNever mind. It's right there buried at the bottom, under the fold/double infromed
iheartscotch: Av gas is expensive; it's leaded 110-120 octane. I have no idea what jet fuel consists of.
propasaurus: Printer ink?/DNRTFA
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