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Sippin' on Coal and Rum

JPK2 Wrote: Apr 02, 2012 3:11 PM
Texas failed to build NG turbines due to threats from the EPA and other sundry organizations. Govenor Perry decided not to progress getting the permits in 2005 due to vocal opposition cited above. As a result, most of Texas's utlitiies need to import thier NG from out of state.


Me: “I'll take a ‘Coal and Rum.’”

Bartender: “What's that?”

Me: “I'm protesting the EPA.”

Bartender: “Got it. Awesome. Your drink is on the house.”

Coal is my lifestyle. Coal allows me to turn darkness into light at the flip of a switch. Coal allows me to brew a cup of coffee, toast a bagel and pour a class of refrigerated orange juice in minutes. Coal lets me text friends and find directions from my fully-charged iPhone. Coal grants me the ability to use machines to wash and dry my week’s laundry pile while I run on my treadmill. Coal allows...