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Author Topic: [Poll: 2006.7 ]: Would you favor or oppose the government increasing federal f... Back to Topics
JT

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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2006 11:01:00 PM

Would you favor or oppose the government increasing federal funding for research on wind, solar and hydrogen technology?
Favor
Oppose
Unsure

Post your thoughts about this poll below.
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Quazar911
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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2008 1:48:54 AM

Favor
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Z51Corvette
Champion Author Austin

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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2008 11:16:18 AM

Why should the government fund it... Companies should "go after it"... Only good ideas should even have a chance at a grant... if it shows real promise... Too many want a hand out...
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gasisoutrageous
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2008 11:08:07 PM

I'm with the people who favor it on this one too!
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ginger1298
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2008 1:19:00 PM

Favor
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Philmar
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Message Posted: Jun 8, 2008 2:12:49 PM

Favor
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Quazar911
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2008 2:17:28 AM

Favor
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YB1234
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2008 4:25:15 PM

Favor.
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YB1234
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2008 4:25:03 PM

Definitely Favor
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YB1234
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2008 4:24:41 PM

Favor - both research and incentives for genuine alternatives need to be supported
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YB1234
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2008 4:24:13 PM

While I favor research into alternative fuels, anything the government gets involved in is usually mishandled. Too many bribes, too much corruption, too many members of the "good ole boy" network.
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YB1234
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2008 4:23:59 PM

Favor. Diversification is good. We should not be dependent on oil.
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Blubberpuppy
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2008 1:52:21 PM

Pump that money in.
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Guido4
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2008 1:32:39 PM

Favor
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Quazar911
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Favor
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ED6
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Message Posted: Dec 4, 2007 7:54:00 PM

Favor
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nyuknyuk49
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2007 7:32:21 AM

favor
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Quazar911
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Favor
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Dorkchop
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2007 8:24:17 AM

The more they put into alternative energy research, the better for our future.
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Guido4
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2007 5:40:28 AM

favor
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throttle
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2007 10:46:27 AM

favor
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april4
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2007 10:37:48 AM

favor
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buddydill
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2007 2:18:54 AM

oppose
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Panama19
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2007 11:06:32 PM

favor
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GasXing
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2007 10:39:19 PM

In favor, especially if a big breakthrough is made for a new alternative source for fuel.
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buddydill
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2007 12:36:29 AM

oppose
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Slyguy1060
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2007 12:19:46 PM

unsure
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gdognit1955
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2007 12:15:43 PM

favor
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webbudd
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2007 12:12:23 PM

favor
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2007 11:42:43 AM

favor
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FogCitySpotter
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2007 9:57:35 PM

Favor
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Favor
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bobnks
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2007 5:47:16 AM

oppose
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Guido4
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2007 5:35:34 AM

Favor
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buddydill
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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2007 3:02:51 PM

oppose
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Quazar911
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2007 11:00:45 PM

Favor
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buddydill
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2007 7:35:55 PM

oppose
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buddydill
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2007 5:38:30 AM

oppose
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throttle
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2007 11:51:31 AM

favor
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truckdude
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2007 8:48:11 AM

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buddydill
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2007 7:49:39 PM

oppose
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tazdriver
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Message Posted: Aug 3, 2007 8:51:21 AM

Alternative energy would be good, not only for cars but for homes and businesses as well. We have lots of sun, if a viable alternative were available it could be used to generate electricity. I have seen solar panels that look like roof shingles, but apparently they are not readily available yet.
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84bird
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2007 12:47:17 AM

yes. They already give huge tax breaks to big oil which post record profits. let big oil invest in research with their record profits. when the top management receives record bounes, they should be putting those $ into research!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Bill313
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2007 12:12:37 AM

Favor
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Quazar911
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2007 12:09:00 AM

Favor
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buddydill
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Message Posted: Jul 11, 2007 6:17:02 AM

oppose, dig for more oil
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LKSDRider
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2007 8:56:13 PM

Favor
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truckdude
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2007 8:14:12 PM

favor
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Cachase1
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2007 5:49:45 AM

I am going to have to join the popular crowd on this one and say Favor.

Chris Chase
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Guido4
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2007 5:32:55 AM

Favor
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