They told us drilling is not the answer, it would take years for drilling for oil to affect the price of gas at the pump. Natural gas was $12 per thousand cubic feet just about 18 months ago. Today it is in the $2 range — all because of drilling lots of wells, and now we have a huge supply so the price is really low. Oops, the cat is out of the bag.
If you have a lot of something you are more likely to sell that something at a lower price than if you have just a few. In grade school in the ’60s they called it the law of “supply and demand.”
We have almost 50 percent of the schools failing the test for schools. The other day I saw a lot of teachers with signs protesting whatever the governor was trying to do, but none of the signs said let’s go teach some kids how to read and write. But of course if we taught everyone to read and write, then they could vote without someone filling out a ballot and handing to them. Wow, what an idea. An election by the people and not by some people, not even thinking about the jobs we miss because we cannot read and write.
We spend millions of dollars per year to clean up our roads after we throw our garbage out the windows of our cars and not into the cans next to the gas pumps.
The list, of course, goes on and on. What’s missing is something I remember about the ’60s and ’70s: A lot of folks had “common sense.”
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