What does your gas money buy? A Saudi tower 100 stories taller than Sears Tower!

Discussion in 'Economics' started by wilburbear, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. Gas is still cheaper than it was 65 years ago. Let me explain....when this country was founded $1 was supposed to equal .77 oz of silver. In 1945 we still used silver in our money. A gallon of gas in 1945 was 15 cents which was equal to .1155 oz of silver. Today silver is $40 per oz.

    15 cents x .77 x $40 = $4.62 per gallon. So gas is actually cheaper today than in 1945.
  2. not if you include money spent on defending are oil colonies. i think it would be fair that at least half are defence budget supports oil

    a simple Manhattan project effort could be made to end all reliance on foreign energy in 20 years with just these two high density replacements.


  3. nitro


    That means that Tom Cruise will have more buildings from which he can jump in MIx movies.... :cool:

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