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Safe Oil

April 24, 2002 11:11 AM

Great stats from Harper's magazine.

My favorites:

Estimated amount the United States spends each year safeguarding oil supplies in the Persian Gulf : $50,000,000,000

Estimated value of U.S. crude-oil imports from the region last year : $19,000,000,000

Estimated total number of calories Congress burned giving Bush's last address 46 standing ovations : 22,000

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