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Be a Patriot: Expand Your Carbon Footprint Today

canetoad Wrote: Aug 06, 2012 4:41 AM
Like the automobile never progressed past the model T ford. O ye of little faith, here we have a vehicle on mars and no gas station or power plant in sight.

 

I'm proposing a bold conservation program to involve every state, county, and city and every average American in our energy battle. This effort will permit you to build conservation into your homes and your lives at a cost you can afford. I ask Congress to give me authority for mandatory conservation and for standby gasoline rationing. To further conserve energy, I'm proposing tonight an extra ten billion dollars over the next decade to strengthen our public transportation systems. And I'm asking you for your good and for your nation's security to take no unnecessary trips, to use carpools or public...