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  •  George Mitchell. (3+ / 0-)

    A self-made bazillionaire who did indeed invent, or at least make feasible, the fracking process.  Before people here start screaming curses at his memory, do a little research....Mitchell invested heavily in sustainability and environmental issues.  He donated millions to charities and Texas A&M, not funding new footbal stadiums but science and research.  I just read his lengthy obit this week, that's why I know this much about him.  But he's been a fixture around here for many years, and as best I can tell was really a good and worthwhile human being.

    •  yes. Mitchell himself had (1+ / 0-)
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      many virtues.

      Those who "improved" his process, not so much.

      LBJ, Van Cliburn, Ike, Wendy Davis, Lady Bird, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

      by BlackSheep1 on Tue Jul 30, 2013 at 08:09:00 AM PDT

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