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Lithium is used for batteries, specialty glass, lubricants, pharmaceuticals and lithium alloys. Lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries have become the rechargeable battery of choice in cell phones, computers, hybrid-electric cars and electric cars. Demand for lithium carbonate is expected to increase four-fold over the next decade as production of lithium-ion battery-powered hybrid-electric and electric cars rises. GM, Ford, Toyota, Dodge, Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Tesla, Saturn and Mercedes-Benz have all announced plans to build Li-ion battery-powered cars and the demand for such vehicles is currently expected to increase five-fold by 2012. Hey this is good news I think; we should receive some kind of stimulus; turn in your old car, get a new electric car and start eliminating our oil addiction. WAIT! Where does lithium come from? Out of the ground just like oil, there is trillions of dollars worth in Afghanistan; the Pentagon says so:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/14/world/asia/14minerals.html

Better look this over good before we jump. Can lithium-ion batteries be recycled? How are lithium-ion batteries to be disposed of? How long are lithium batteries going to last? How many miles? Is there another path we can take to get off oil as soon as possible? Which path is the most ecologically sound? No, we will put profit ahead of all. All but the profiteers: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/06/20/japan-has-priority-on-rig_n_618545.html

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Patrick  Bedells life ended in a brief and bloody gun battle outside the pentagon Thursday night March 4 2010. Bedell 36 shot and killed by three pentagon security guards after he pulled out a gun and fired on the guards. Bedelll had previously posted theory’s and manifestos on the internet claiming belief  that the united states is controlled by a sinister organization and has been since John F Kennedy’s murder in 1963. What Bedell  Did was way out of  line. What he thought about “our government” being infiltrated by a cabal out to weaken and remove our civil liberty’s for corporate profit. Well I don’t think that’s all  that far-out, is it?. A huge number of people my age have diabetes but health care don,t get passed unless it’s a gravy train for insurance company’s. ADM keeps pumping out high fructose corn syrup and pouring it in every thing. Marijuana is illegal but not HFCS. We are fighting two wars that are bankrupting the country, killing young people and making the oil barons and war profiteers richer and richer. How is the wars making life in America better?. Its making terrorism worse and more prevalent. So don’t blow off Bedells theory casually rather think deeply about what determines who gets nominated and elected to “represent” We the people?, is this the way it should be in America today. how much influence does the media have over us voters?. How much does what you think count…

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Hunt Oil

Ray L Hunt

Encouraged by the North Sea discovery (the company had again found oil in an area others had passed over), Hunt Oil decided to further expand its search for new opportunities abroad. This led Hunt to the Republic of Yemen, an ancient nation with rugged geography believed by most to be devoid of oil despite its location on the oil-rich Arabian Peninsula. In 1981, Hunt Oil Company signed a production sharing agreement with the government of Yemen and began operations. The only active oil company in the region, Hunt discovered a major oil field in 1984. The company subsequently constructed a 423-kilometer (263-mile) pipeline across harsh mountains to the Red Sea, and Yemen joined the ranks of oil exporting countries reaching production levels in excess of 150,000 barrels per day. Large reserves of natural gas, estimated at 10 trillion cubic feet, have also been discovered.

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