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Gas prices jump to over $4.00 a gallon. Praise Allah.

Discussion in 'General Debates' started by Cooky, Apr 14, 2019.

  1. Father Heathen

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    I thought your problem was with a religion/culture, not a race (they're not the same thing.) Not all Arabs are Muslim and not all Muslims are Arab.
     
  2. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Christine's Uncle Fergus
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    Which refineries in which countries?
    Evidence?

    I don't like your hair.
    It's socialist!
     
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  3. Cooky

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    Muslim countries.
     
  4. Cooky

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    I guess I am a racist. :cool:

    ...I don't like either.
     
  5. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Christine's Uncle Fergus
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    Bicycle technology is really improving lately.
     
  6. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Christine's Uncle Fergus
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    No, Islam isn't a race.
    You'd be an "Islamophobe" in popular parlance.
     
  7. Cooky

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    Well I heard something about it, and I'm open to correction. Maybe it was crude oil?
     
  8. Cooky

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    I'm probably both in retrospect. Maybe some day I can change my opinion, but I've seen too many things I don't like coming from the Middle East.
     
  9. Father Heathen

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    You do realize that "socialism" has a very specific definition, right? It makes those who misuse the term as a slur to refer to anything they don't like look lazy and uneducated.
     
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  10. sooda

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    The US buys very little oil from the Gulf states... The key to oil is to find the sweet spot which is around $70 a barrel so the oil producers can stay in business.
     
  11. sooda

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    Have you ever been there?
     
  12. Cooky

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    Dubai looks like this because oil.
    szr-dubai-skyline_heromobile_480x360.jpg
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    What's wrong with propane powered vehicles or electric.
     
  13. sooda

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    LOLOL.. No.. they are strictly capitalists. What refineries are you talking about?

    Profit margins in the industry have been at 6-7% for decades.
     
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  14. Cooky

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    Absolutely not.
     
  15. whirlingmerc

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    It's more like 2.65/gal here but that's way more than usual
     
  16. Cooky

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    Something is set at an international standard price. I'm sure someone can help me out a little...
     
  17. sooda

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    I always loved living there.
     
  18. Revoltingest

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    Propane is more difficult to fuel up.
    I know, having operated propane powered forklifts, & using pumps to fill tanks.
    Electric vehicles are often fueled by coal or nuclear power...things despised these days.
     
  19. Father Heathen

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    So you believe that those of Arabic decent are genetically dispositioned toward bad behavior regardless of their religious and cultural upbringing? I wonder how our Arab friends here at RF feel about that.
     
  20. Cooky

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    I don't believe the statistics. I know longshoremen too, who swear to God that their entire workshift consists of unloading barges. They say nothing leaves - things only come in.

    ...But the "statistics" paint another story.
     
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