Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.

- Ronald Reagan

Refined Society

What country has not built an oil refinery in nearly 30 years, yet its citizens complain bitterly of rising fuel prices?

1) Argentina (Price per gallon in USD: $0.17)
2) Egypt ($0.65)
3) USA ($2.90)
4) Russia ($2.10)



Hint: Not only have there been no new refineries in the last thirty years, but the number of refineries has been cut by more than half and consumption has increased 45% during the same period.


posted at 07:41:42 on 09/14/05 by clearpolitics - Category: 20 Questions - [Permalink]

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