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S. 1001, The Alternative Fuel Vehicles Competitiveness and Energy Security Act of 2011 (3 comments ↓ | 4 wiki edits: view article ↓)

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S. 1001 would reduce oil consumption and improve energy security.

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    and increases their $162,301.27 share of the national debt by $8.34.
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There’s Another Way to Reduce Energy Consumption

S. 1001 is a bill “to reduce oil consumption and improve energy security.” There’s another way to reduce energy consumption, a program that’s quite comprehensive and effective: higher prices....

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Capitalism Supporter

June 15, 2011, 7:28pm (report abuse)

This bill seems to support government control rather than private enterprise/capitalism.

Why can't government help existing entities, rather than reinvent the wheel with taxes/mandates? - many of the mandates are draconian and don't make sense.

Florida Jim

November 16, 2011, 1:07pm (report abuse)

If the idea of alternative energy is viable an entrepreneur will develop it without government help.

Obama is wasting my tax dollars on Solyndra and other aschemes to benefit Obama's reelection with campaign funds given from the beneficiaries of "green energy" back to Obama as campaign contributions. We have oil and gas-USE THEM!

NORMBENIGN

November 17, 2011, 11:34pm (report abuse)

The really inventive will do this without the incentives, if they get to keep the profits. They operate on reality, not wishful thinking, and evaluate all the options before committing billions in OPM.

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