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E-mailed from friend:

Read this it's worth your very time you fill up the car, you can avoid
>putting more money into the coffers of Saudi Arabia. Just buy from gas
>companies that don't import
>their oil from the Saudis. Nothing is more frustrating than the feeling that
>every time I fill-up the tank, I am sending my money to people who are trying
>to kill me, my family, and my friends. I thought it might be interesting for
>you to know which oil companies are the best to buy gas from.
>Major companies that import Middle Eastern oil (for the period 9/1/00 -
>Shell........................205,742,000 barrels
>Chevron/Texaco......144,332,000 barrels
>Exxon/Mobil..............130,082,000 barrels
>Marathon.................117,740,000 barrels
>Amoco.......................62,231,000 barrels
>If you do the math at $30/barrel, these imports amount to over $18 BILLION!
>Here are some large companies that do not import Middle Eastern oil:
>Citgo............0 barrels
>Sunoco. ......0 barrels
>Conoco.... 0 barrels
>Sinclair ........0 barrels
>BP/Phillips... 0 barrels
>Hess .0 barrels
>All of this information is available from the Department of Energy and can be
>easily documented. Refineries located in the U.S. are required to state where
>they get their oil and how much they are importing. They report on a monthly
>Keep this list in your car; share it with friends. Stop paying for
>But to have an impact, we need to reach literally millions of gas buyers.
>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'm sending this note to about thirty people. If each of you send it to at
>least ten more (30 x 10 = 300) ... and those 300 send it to at least ten more
>(300 x 10 = 3,000) . and so on, by the time the message reaches the sixth
>generation 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 HUNDRED MILLION PEOPLE!!! .
>Again, all you have to do is send this to 10 people.
>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!!!

Horsepower Extractor
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That is interesting. I shared it with a few people via email.
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