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Old 07-02-2013, 04:02 PM   #47 (permalink)
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Factor in the "national security costs" of that gasoline.

Originally Posted by UFO View Post
And that's because there is significantly more energy input and pollution associated with manufacturing the gasoline, which is not getting factored into your efficiency numbers.
Our America Military has provided the Country and the World with valuable services and sacrifice. However, much of these expenditures has been to pacify oil producing regions. These UN-accounted costs ( note the pun ), make oil much more expensive than what we see at the pump. My son will be entering the US Military. That barrel of oil just became priceless for myself and millions of other parents.

Domestically produced renewable energy will not carry that burden of cost.
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