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View Diary: The terrifying implication of the LIHEAP cuts? Thoughts from a WH Call (186 comments)

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  •  You can do both (7+ / 0-)

    as I mentioned above.  Cut the oil subsidies and use that to not only fund LIHEAP in the short run but to weatherize and modernize the homes where those people live.  

    That way you eliminate the need for LIHEAP assistance by those people, reduce consumption and save money in the long run.

    The reality is, and you kind of hit the nail, LIHEAP is just another subsidy to oil and gas companies.  Alot of those homes where these people live are sieves where heat is flowing out of the homes through all over.  The more you spend to heat them the more heat escapes.  You solve that problem and you reduce the need to heat that home so much.  You reduce the demand on oil and gas and you reduce the amount of assistance needed.   Not to mention all the added benefits derived.

    This is your world These are your people You can live for yourself today Or help build tomorrow for everyone -8.75, -8.00

    by DisNoir36 on Tue Feb 15, 2011 at 05:30:52 AM PST

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