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  •  Domestic Oil Production Down 50% Since 1970s (1+ / 0-)
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    kj in missouri

    And that is under Republicans and Democrats.

    Even the North Slope only gave us a bump for a few years. Fracking has given us a nudge in the last three years, but compared to the last thirty years, that is speed bump at the bottom of a very long hill.

    Being self sufficient in oil means we'd have to increase the rate of discovery about 20 fold and keep doing that forever. The easy oil is long gone - Jed Clampett can't bring in a geyser by shooting his musket into the ground.

    There’s always free cheddar in a mousetrap, baby

    by bernardpliers on Thu Oct 04, 2012 at 02:17:55 PM PDT

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