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Old 07-14-2008, 02:22 AM
mpolli mpolli is offline
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Value is determined when something is bought and sold. If oil is not worth 140.00 per barrel then people won't pay it. If it is they will. If the oil buyers would stop buying it that would help a lot. Speculators can just as easily make money on the fall of oil prices. They don't really care whether it goes up or down. They just want to know which way it is going. Judging from the traffic I drive in just about everyone is happy to pay just about any price for gas. Here in Seattle we can't jump on the subway. Just the freeway. Oil independence is fairly easy to attain IMHO and we will get there sooner than you might think.
1998 C230 330,000 miles (currently dead of second failed EIS, yours will fail too, turning you into the dealer's personal human cash machine)
1988 F150 144,000 miles (leaks all the colors of the rainbow)
Previous stars: 1981 Brava 210,000 miles, 1978 128 150,000 miles, 1977 B200 Van 175,000 miles, 1972 Vega (great, if rusty, car), 1972 Celica, 1986.5 Supra
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