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Time for an Energy Debate

George225 Wrote: Jul 18, 2012 12:46 AM
T Boone Pickens just wants you to demand government make everyone switch to natural gas. He is advocting that you, the foolish demand government do something so that he can make more money because he owns a LOT of natural gas. Almost like croney capitalism, only a little different. More like the Al Gore styled AGW crown drumming up a panic, while heavily invested in the companies that will seriously profit from the lies when government mandates green energy initiatives.

Before we begin, let me remind you that I have worked for T. Boone Pickens on the Pickens Plan since 2008, so filter everything that follows through that lens.

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) of the Department of Energy produces a monthly report of how much money we import, how much we've paid for it, and what percentage of our total oil use it represents.

In June, 2012, for instance, we produced about 6.2 million barrels of crude oil per day. That is third most in the world behind Saudi Arabia (10.04 million barrels) and Russia (just behind at 9.89 million...