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Merry Christmas and I Need To Eat My Hat
« on: December 25, 2015, 06:36:54 PM »
Hello All,

Well it's been over a year that I prophesied that oil would be back up to $100 a gallon within a year.  I believed this so strongly that I bought about 500 gallons of diesel in June.  The price has even fell from that level.  I now go temporarily deaf when the news reports the price of a barrel of oil.  When I made the prophesy we were paying about 42 cents a kilowatt here in Hawaii.  We are now down to almost 30 cents as about 80% of the electricity is oil fired generators.  There's the up side.  And in January when I buy my next 500 gallons of diesel I'll be delighted.  In case your interested the electrical generation corporation on the Big Island is for sale.  (I should have prophesied this.)

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To All My Progressive Friends: Please accept with no obligation, implied or implicit, my best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, low-stress, non-addictive, gender-neutral celebration of the winter solstice holiday, practiced within the most enjoyable traditions of the religious persuasion of your choice, or secular practices of your choice, with respect for the religious/secular persuasion and/or traditions of others, or their choice not to practice religious or secular traditions at all.  I also wish you a fiscally successful, personally fulfilling and medically uncomplicated recognition of the onset of the generally accepted calendar year 2016, but not without due respect for the calendars of choice of other cultures whose contributions to society have helped make America great. Not to imply that America is necessarily greater than any other country nor the only America in the Western Hemisphere . Also, this wish is made without regard to the race, creed, color, age, physical ability, religious faith or sexual preference of the wishes. 

To My Conservative Friends:  Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!   
I received this beautiful sentimental thought this morning in the email.  I just couldn't resist sharing it with you.

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Re: Merry Christmas and I Need To Eat My Hat
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2015, 02:45:03 AM »
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you!

I think I paid an average of around $3.60 a gallon for the meager amount of diesel that I am hoarding.  I really need to go buy that much more at $2 a gallon to bring the average down.
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