mm084: Salon.com Technology | Food versus fools

MUDGE’S Musings

Continuing our biofuel exploration of a few weeks ago, here’s a useful analysis found at Salon.com.

Salon.com Technology | Food versus fools

Article removed at the polite request of the copyright holder

As always, our elected officials have no idea of the positive value of global trade, unless their farming constituents’ interests are protected with tariffs.

If ethanol is a key to less dependence on those “friends” of ours in OPEC, then wouldn’t it be an intelligent step to acquire ethanol from the least expensive source?

And folks, the Democrats have just as sorry a history as Republicans when it comes to nationalistic protectionism.

Michael Bloomberg, you’ve declared yourself an independent, and you are no doubt one of the sharpest knives in the capitalist block — what’s your position on this issue?

It’s it for now. Thanks,

–MUDGE

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5 Responses to mm084: Salon.com Technology | Food versus fools

  1. ClapSo says:

    Although ethanol and hybrid engines are good transitional technologies. The real answer is a fully electric car like the EV-1 built by GM in the late 1990’s. Add the “Manhattan Project” type building project I wish we would do to create a national wind, solar, hydro generating system. And we can be a oil EXPORTING country in a decade.

    If you haven’t seen it, see the film “Who Killed the Electric Car.”

    Alas, the oil, coal and political crowd don’t want to do anything that would lower their profits…

    The scientifically impossible I do right away
    The spiritually miraculous takes a bit longer

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