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Old 10-27-2011, 03:58 PM   #21

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Originally Posted by noreen View Post
I sometimes wonder how much fuel for the farm equipment to plant, cultivate, fertilize, harvest etc. Also, ive heard of it destroying fiberglass fuel tanks in boats. Sal.
"So, the energy input of 4.93 gallons of gasoline equivalent leads to an energy output of 1.74 gallons of gasoline equivalent, or a net energy loss of 65 percent."

I’m done with ‘adulting’…Let’s go find Bigfoot.
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Old 10-27-2011, 04:20 PM   #22
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Question Huh?

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The taxpayer support and costs of the fast food industry via subsidies is past irrational. . .
How does the taxpayer subsidize the fast food industry? This is news to me.

Interesting how this thread has gone from talking about gasoline to the general evilness of practically everybody in just two pages. . .
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Old 10-27-2011, 05:59 PM   #23
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Corn, fed to cattle. A whole slew of subsidies inside of that. There's a reason a cheeseburger can be had for a $1.50 and it is only due to governmental favoritism. Tax breaks abound for this "industry" which drives mom & pop competitors out of business, and the profits leave that community; it is poorer on a range of services not covered by a wage below the cost of living. Costs go up to the local and state taxpayer.

The subsidy of gasoline is one of the worst. Were it not subsidized the true cost would be just under $12/gal.


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