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Ethanol isn’t all government wants us to think it is Re June 25 AP article, “Boost or bust for cars? Ethanol debate heats up”: It looks like E15 gasoline will become mandatory in a few years. First a choice between E10 and E15, then a mandatory E15 blend. Here are some questions: If ethanol is so great, why is there not foreign demand for this product? Why did motorists at a now-defunct gas station in ...

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July 5, 2013
7:11 a.m.

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Ditto Charles. Unfortunately, ethanol is not only a construct of an overly intrusive, bloated government; it is now supported by agri-business and the crony capitalism that's sprouted up during this administration. There are 213 ethanol plants in the nation, burning roughly half of all corn grown in our fertile country. I doubt there's a legislator alive that will stand up to the "faux capitalism" that comes from e10 and e15. Science be damned. We're going to have e15 shoved down our throats, just like Obamacare.

July 5, 2013
7:41 a.m.

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Aaron Hull-Start with your own Assemblyman Steck who is a Silver puppet and refuses to speak about the continuing abuse of women at our State Assembly. Albany monkey business is a nationwide joke despite the idiotic Cuomo feel good ads. All that is needed for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.