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  1. Jase99

    Jase99 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Soooo…. your argument is that the artist is as likely addicted to oil as everyone else? That only proves his point.

  2. packratjohn

    packratjohn said, over 2 years ago

    Is the argument about oil dependency, or the pipeline itself? They both have their problems and pitfalls. Most everyone who addresses dependency speaks of reducing, not eliminating our dependency. We simply must develop alternatives. Coal is another dependency we have to start reducing. I am addicted to hot water, electric appliances, a car, a computer… as are we all. It wouldn’t bother me to have a solar water heater or a computer powered by a wind source. Yeah, I know wind generators have problems as well. I’d like to jump ahead about a thousand years, see what we have accomplished in energy generation and use. Futurama, anyone?

  3. HabaneroBuck

    HabaneroBuck said, over 2 years ago

    Yes, people are addicted to energy sources. Crazy concept, I know.

  4. Kaffekup

    Kaffekup said, over 2 years ago

    The cons won’t let us off petrochemicals until the last drop is gone. Then they’ll blame us for not being prepared with another fuel.
    Yes, oil is in a lot of plastics and other things. That’s one reason we shouldn’t burn all of it in a SUV going to the convenience store for a Big Gulp.

  5. Hectoruno

    Hectoruno said, over 2 years ago


    And the Big Gulp comes in a plastic cup made from oil.

  6. Lynne B

    Lynne B GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Or, here’s a thought, instead of creating ways to exploit dirtier and more expensive carbon energy sources, we could instead put that money into developing alternatives – so that we have not only cleaner energy sources, but also so that we have them before every single drop of oil is squeezed out of the earth and the situation becomes 10x as expensive as it is now.

    Thinking that the only alternative to oil is living in a “3rd world country” is actually the best way to use up all the oil and condemn us all to that living standard because we haven’t developed something else.

    Think about it.

  7. Lynne B

    Lynne B GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Not funding an incredibly dirty source of petrochemicals, most of which will be exported after refining to Asia, =/= “stifling current sources”, though.

    We HAVE enough current sources for current demand, believe it or not. What this is doing is simply opening up another revenue stream for the petrochemical companies based on a carbon model. We should not be subsidizing this. We should be putting this money, which you should note is coming from our tax revenue via the government, into development of cleaner sources, not opening up new dirtier sources.

  8. Melekalikimaka

    Melekalikimaka said, over 2 years ago

    Can’t have hemp legal, we night be able to grow enough to actually replace most petrochemical products in a non toxic manner. That requires logic and Government representative’s buddies deciding that it was okay to be filthy rich instead of obscenely rich.

  9. Melekalikimaka

    Melekalikimaka said, over 2 years ago

    Also, apparently the actual recorded uses of the hemp seed oil have been lost to the ages, since the 20th century was so long ago, that we need research first. Hmm. Henry Ford’s cars were not only oiled and fueled with hemp oil products but the fiber was even used in the construction of the auto body. He didn’t intend for them to run on fossil fuel. Yeah, that was ancient history so there’s surely no documentation or plans or chemical equations already sitting around.

  10. Melekalikimaka

    Melekalikimaka said, over 2 years ago


    Everything you can make out of petrochemicals you can make out of hemp seed oil, and won’t be toxic to landfills. Non-toxic. Petrochemicals, toxic.

  11. pirate227

    pirate227 said, over 2 years ago

    Too bad all of that oil is headed to China.

  12. Kaffekup

    Kaffekup said, over 2 years ago


    Hemp? But that’s immoral!

  13. Lynne B

    Lynne B GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Way to miss what I said. Did you even bother to read it?

  14. Kaffekup

    Kaffekup said, over 2 years ago

    @Lynne B

    He was just being sarcastic. It’s what passes for argument among the cons. George Will was the poster child for that until he got into his proper millieux, Faux. Wonder if he still does now that everyone there agrees with him.

  15. Cynthia

    Cynthia GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    If you think your goody-two shoes northern neighbor is way too good to be divided in two, you’ll say no to that.

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