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Put them on planes and fly them out. Moving people is quick and easy, moving stuff isn't.

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Thu Oct 25th, 2007 at 05:47:57 PM EST
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You do know that you're way into the Donald Rumsfeld mind-set, don't you? None of the military types that I've read on this matter are anywhere near as optimistic as you.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Thu Oct 25th, 2007 at 05:54:27 PM EST
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That's because they are thinking in a political (or you might say, reality-based) mind-set.

I'm here in the Genghiz Khan no restraint mindset.

The rest of the world would protest immensely against this kind of WW2/Vietnam blow everything up style, but since has worldwide protests fazed the Americans?

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.

by Starvid on Thu Oct 25th, 2007 at 06:26:26 PM EST
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Where are the planes going to land if there are big craters in the runway of Baghdad airport?
by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Thu Oct 25th, 2007 at 06:04:15 PM EST
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Repairing runways is SOP.

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Thu Oct 25th, 2007 at 06:35:40 PM EST
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So is getting the crap blown out of you while you're waiting for a runway repair.
by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Thu Oct 25th, 2007 at 09:22:59 PM EST
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That's war for you.

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Fri Oct 26th, 2007 at 12:39:30 PM EST
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