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Published: Saturday, Feb. 1 2014 6:54 p.m. MST

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Hutterite
American Fork, UT

We are going to rely almost exclusively on oil for decades to come. We're either going to get that oil from politically unstable regimes who support our enemies, or we can get it from the neighbours who buy a lot of stuff from us to help develop the resource. As far as transporting it goes, if pipelines are branded too unsafe, there's always rail...

Baron Scarpia
Logan, UT

Don't forget that we're making "peace" with Iran, and that nation is anxious to start pumping oil to America and the world. I predict oil prices will fall, making Keystone economically infeasible.

The other dynamic unfolding is the electric vehicle. Telsa has just created the coast-to-coast free charging stations for people to drive in their Teslas across the country -- for FREE! With their 400 mile-battery pack, the company is changing the value of EVs. Heck, we even have charging stations in Utah. In the next five years, driving EVs will not be so impractical, and with electricity only about 1/3 the cost of oil, you'll see people adopting them. I see them in Cache Valley already! I have a buddy who owns a Tesla -- and he says he loves the speed and torque... EVs won't be just for greenies!

The world is changing pretty fast!

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