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  1. Low Spark of High Heeled Boys. Roughy a 70's Steve Winwood Band.
  2. Gasoline is a spot market commodity. Blindref if a C-store makes a .05 profit per gallon and the price goes down .05, will you buy from him or the station a .05 cheaper.
  3. Yes, its called a nonrenewable resource. Eventually we will run out. You are right $1.50 will be cheap.
  4. We are products of the "Just in Time" business practices. Unfortunately, somewhere in the equation Murphey's Law needs to be considered.
  5. I think the problem of the moment is related to the "Blackout". Several east coast refineries were shutdown by the blackout. Less supply + same demand = Higher Prices. I suspect that the prices will come down after Labor Day.
  6. BoBell, The reason I ask the question on your career aspirations is the following. I don't know if at your school you have foreign exchange students from Europe. I think we can agree most European nations are more socialist than the United States (although the liberals are moving us toward the European socialist models). In many of the European countries the young people are administered tests to determine their aptitudes for careers. If you wish to be a writer and you the test says you have no aptitude for writing, the society will not spend any of its resources to make you a writer a
  7. BoBell I assume you are in high school or college and have no responsibilities other than the "chores" you are assigned by a parent. Question - What do you want to do with your life? What are your career aspirations?
  8. US is again looking at committing troups in Liberia. Bo, what should we do: a) do nothing B) send troops after the President leaves C) Send troops now Please help GWB with you opinion. No weapons of Mass Destruction. The neighboring African nations are requesting our help. What should we do?
  9. I apologize for being late to the debate. Thought I would give it some time. Wish Bo had some friends. Tell me about the "good" of socialized medicine. Have you heard of the Mayo Clinic? You know who makes up the largest portion of the cliental? Canadians. Why? Because they can't get medical treatment on a timely basis in Canada. Why? Canada has a socializd medical system. In the US if you need a heart bypass surgury, you are rolled into a hospital the next day and your chest is cracked open and the procedure is done. In Canada you are evaluated as to need and put on a waiting li
  10. Red Skelton, Bob Newhart, Bill Cosby, Gallager, George Carlin Saw Red Skelton live - classiest comedian around.
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