Don't feed The Mouth That Bites You

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This is a hoax, chain e-mail and an urban legend.  It first appeared in 2002.

Don't feed the mouth that bites you!
Don't feed the mouth that bites you!!!!!
Yisrael Medad of the Begin Center sent the following information.
Every time you fill up the car, you can avoid putting more money into the coffers of Saudi Arabia. Just buy from gas companies that don't import their oil from the Saudis.

Nothing is more frustrating than the feeling that every time I fill-up
the tank, I am sending my money to people who are trying to kill me, my family, and my friends.

I thought it might be interesting for you to know which oil companies are the best to buy gas from.

Major companies that IMPORT MIDDLE EASTERN OIL (for the period

Shell 205,742,000 barrels
Chevron/Texaco 144,332,000
Exxon/Mobil 130,082,000
Marathon 117,740,000
Amoco 62,231,000
If you do the math at $30/barrel, these imports amount to over $18
Here are some large companies that DO NOT import Middle Eastern oil:

Citgo 0 barrels
Sunoco 0
Conoco 0
Sinclair 0
BP/Phillips 0

All of this information is available from the Department of Energy and
can be easily documented. Refineries located in the U.S. are required to state where they get their oil and how much they are importing. They report on a monthly basis.

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