Obama's Green Promise Another Lie?

  1. MikeNV profile image79
    MikeNVposted 8 years ago

    People keep demonizing oil.  Demonize pollution and greed but not Oil.  Oil is NOT just Energy.  Oil is used to make nearly every product we use in our lives. Are we willing to live without these things?

    We need to manage our resources wisely.  Perhaps oil is not best used as fuel for energy?

    A partial list of products made from Petroleum (144 of 6000 items)

    One 42-gallon barrel of oil creates 19.4 gallons of gasoline. The rest (over half) is used to make things like:

    Here's a partial list of products with petroleum as an ingredient (this is only a small sample):

    nylon zippers
    ballet tights
    plastic hangers
    pantyhose
    permanent press clothing
    flip flops/thongs
    fake fur
    polyester clothing
    ball point pens
    ink
    computer diskettes
    computers
    copiers
    magic markers
    telephones
    microfilm
    cameras
    earphones
    footballs
    knitting needles
    tennis racquets
    golf balls
    baby aspirin
    stuffed animals
    band aids
    Vaseline
    rubbing alcohol
    Pepto-Bismol
    hair coloring
    soap
    cough syrup
    hair spray
    lipstick
    denture adhesives
    trash bags
    egg cartons
    freezer bags
    candles
    wax paper
    nylon spatulas
    Teflon pans
    Formica
    linoleum
    garden hoses
    plungers
    floor wax
    Plexiglas
    spray paint
    Anti-freeze
    balloons
    dog toys
    flea collars
    CDROMs
    check book covers
    shopping bags
    video cassettes
    credit cards
    dice
    watch bands

 
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