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    Did the gas article show up on gas wars! I can't seem to get the article when I click on the thread. I was just wondering if I need to post it again?

    There s only two things stopping you - fear and common sense!! The Truth you CAN"T HANDLE THE TRUTH!!!!!!!!

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    Re: Interesting!!?!?

    I got a error when I tried to click it.

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    Re: Interesting!!?!?

    yeah i couldnt look at it. it said something about an overflow in the upper left hand corner

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    Re: Interesting!!?!?

    Would not open. I do not know what you put in there.

    Hopefully not politics. :wink:

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    Re: Interesting!!?!?

    Here is an article. Ultra why the aversion to politics? HA! HA!

    GAS WAR - an idea that WILL work
    >This was originally sent by a retired Coca Cola executive. It came from
    >of his engineer buddies who retired from Halliburton. It ' s worth your
    >Join the resistance!!!! I hear we are going to hit close to $4.00 a
    >by next summer and it might go higher!! Want gasoline prices to come down?
    >We need to take some intelligent, united action. Phillip Hollsworth offered
    >this good idea.
    >This makes MUCH MORE SENSE than the "don't buy gas on a certain day"
    >campaign that was going around last April or May! The oil companies just
    >laughed at that because they knew we wouldn't continue to "hurt" ourselves
    >by refusing to buy gas. It was more of an inconvenience to us than it was a
    >problem for them.
    >BUT, whoever thought of this idea, has come up with a plan that can
    >work. Please read on and join with us! By now you're probably thinking
    >gasoline priced at about $1.50 is super cheap. ÂÂ*Me too! It is currently
    >$2.79 for regular unleaded in my town. Now that the oil companies and the
    >OPEC nations have conditioned us to think that the cost of a gallon of gas
    >is CHEAP at $1.50 - $1.75, we need to take aggressive action to teach them
    >that BUYERS control the
    >marketplace..... not sellers. With the price of gasoline going up more each
    >day, we consumers need to take action. The only way we are going to see the
    >price of gas come down is if we hit someone in the pocketbook by not
    >purchasing their gas! And, we can do that WITHOUT hurting ourselves. How?
    >Since we all rely on our cars, we can't just stop buying gas. But we CAN
    >have an impact on gas prices if we all act together to force a price war.
    >Here's the idea:
    >For the rest of this year, DON'T purchase ANY gasoline from the two
    >companies (which now are one), EXXON and MOBIL. If they are not selling any
    >gas, they will be inclined to reduce their prices. If they reduce their
    >prices, the other companies will have to follow suit.
    >But to have an impact, we need to reach literally millions of Exxon and
    >Mobil gas buyers. ÂÂ*It's really simple to do! Now, don't wimp out at this
    >point.... keep reading and I'll explain how simple it is to reach millions
    >of people.
    >I am sending this note to 30 people. If each of us sends it to at least
    >more (30 x 10 =3D 300) ... and those 300 send it to at least ten more (300
    >x 10 =3D
    >3,000)...and so on, by the time the message reaches the sixth group of
    >people, we will have reached over THREE MILLION consumers. If those three
    >million get excited and pass this on to ten friends each, then 30 million
    >people will have been contacted! If it goes one level further, you guessed
    >it..... THREE
    >Again, all you have to do is send this to 10 people. That's all. (If
    >don't understand how we can reach 300 million and all you have to do is
    >send this to 10 people.... Well, let's face it, you just aren't a
    >mathematician. But I am, so trust me on this one.)
    >How long would
    >all that take? If each of us sends this e-mail out to ten more people
    >within one day of receipt, all 300 MILLION people could conceivably be
    >contacted within the next 8 days!!!
    >I'll bet you didn't think you and I had that much potential, did you?
    >Acting together we can make a difference. If this makes sense to you,
    >please pass this message on. I suggest that we not buy from EXXON/MOBIL
    >I am adding to this....ÂÂ* dh
    >Exxon CEO is retiring with 36 million as his bonus package.....ÂÂ* not
    >bad..... huh?ÂÂ* He helped his company make more in profits than before...ÂÂ*
    >And at our cost......Mad yet?.

    There s only two things stopping you - fear and common sense!! The Truth you CAN"T HANDLE THE TRUTH!!!!!!!!

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