This is mostly an incorrect rumor. http://www.snopes.com/politics/business/nogas.asp - It'd better serve everyone to forward accurate information about alternatives to petroleum.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: >This was forwarded to me, so I am sending it to all of you to >forward if you want to. > > >It has been calculated that if everyone in the United States and >Canada did not purchase a drop of gasoline for one day and all >at the same time, the oil companies would choke on their >stockpiles. > >At the same time it would hit the entire industry with a net loss of >over 4.6 billion dollars which affects the bottom lines of the oil >companies. > >Therefore September 1st has been formally declared "stick it up >their behind " day and the people of these two nations should not >buy a single drop of gasoline that day. > >The only way this can be done is if you forward this e-mail to as >manypeople as you can and as quickly as you can to get the >word out. > >Waiting on the government to step in and control the prices is not >going to happen. What happened to the reduction and control in >prices that the Arab nations promised two weeks ago? > >Remember one thing, not only is the price of gasoline going up >but at the same time airlines are forced to raise their prices, >trucking companies are forced to raise their prices which effects >prices on everything that is shipped. Things like food, clothing, >building materials, medical supplies, etc. Who pays in the end? >We do! > >We can make a difference. If they don't get the message after >one day, we will do it again and again. > >So do your part and spread the word. Forward this email to >everyone you know. > >Mark your calendars and make September 1st a day that the >citizens of the United States and Canada say "enough is >enough" > > > >_______________________________________________ >Biofuel mailing list >Biofuel@sustainablelists.org >http://sustainablelists.org/mailman/listinfo/biofuel_sustainablelists.org > >Biofuel at Journey to Forever: >http://journeytoforever.org/biofuel.html > >Search the combined Biofuel and Biofuels-biz list archives (50,000 messages): >http://firstname.lastname@example.org/ > > > _______________________________________________ Biofuel mailing list Biofuel@sustainablelists.org http://sustainablelists.org/mailman/listinfo/biofuel_sustainablelists.org Biofuel at Journey to Forever: http://journeytoforever.org/biofuel.html Search the combined Biofuel and Biofuels-biz list archives (50,000 messages): http://email@example.com/