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Be a Patriot: Expand Your Carbon Footprint Today

Joseph64 Wrote: Aug 06, 2012 8:53 AM
I wonder if it's any coincidence, that in most cases, the states with the lowest energy efficiency are also states with economies that are growing faster than the national average and that have unemployment lower than the national average and the ones with the highest energy efficiency are awash in red ink.

 

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...