Friday, April 28, 2006

Someone Gets It In the Senate

Pop Quiz: which US Senator said these words about high gas prices on April 27th?

“[The truth is] there probably aren’t a lot of short term solutions to this problem.”

“The bottom line is that the United States, which has about 3% of the oil reserves in the world, consumes 25% of the oil. We are not going to be able to pump our way out of this problem.”

He gives three reasons why we need to ween ourselves off oil. His final one: "oil is a major contributor to global warming. It’s helping us along the road to global catastrophe." Yes, it’s his last of three, but at least it made the list.

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