Thursday, August 31, 2006

Tanked

The gas tank has been drinking, not me.

If a pair of university professors are successful, you may actually be able to say that if pulled over for driving erratically. Not that it will help your case any.

The two enterprising academics are looking to turn ethanol, the automobile fuel, into alcohol for use in medicines and even tasty alcoholic beverages. They may give a new meaning to drunk/drink driving.

Does the open alcohol container law no longer apply to vehicles? Or would that be open gas tank?

The next time someone tries to siphon fuel from your car they may not be trying to save money on gas, but instead simply tying one on. Bottoms up!

I'll stick with Guinness.

9 comments:

Hellpig said...

Liberals will shut this idea down like they do every new idea that pops up....No wind power,no nuke facilities ,no refineries NO NO NO NO

presidentbobo said...

Funny thing about that...if it is corn -based ethanol then there isn't much point because it takes a lot of petro-chemicals to produce corn...of course we do have an abundance of corn thanks to all those petro-chemicals. Been to a feed lot lately? We are feeding it to food animals such as cows. We produce (thanks to govt subsidizing) so much corn we find it cheaper to feed to animals than to let them eat the pasture grasses they were designed to consume. Go figure. I think moonshine would be more productive...

Jack K. said...

hellpig and presidentbobo, how right you are!

Liberals want us all to go back to the caves with meager wood fires, but only those started by lightening.

Moonshine is more productive, because we would all be in a drunken stupor and wouldn't give a damn.

I'm all for that. How else could I become Emperor of the Universe?

Pete Bogs said...

hell - c'mon, liberals want alternative energy sources...

pres - you're so "corny" today

jack - all hail Emporer Jack!

Bird said...

this liberal would like to see some significant federal monies allocated to serious research on alternative fuel sources. geesh-louise -we send folks into space and we can't come up with sustainable, clean energy sources?

of course, as i understand it, during the bush administration's watch, funding for scientifc research has greatly declined.

after all, if god hadn't wanted us to suck the earth dry of fossil fuels, he wouldn't have created dinosaurs to begin with.

Bird said...

oh - there's also that thing called conservation - but the bush administration doesn't think that's a wise idea.

Pete Bogs said...

didn't Cheney or Rove laugh off the idea of conserving fuel? amazing....

K9 said...

/bark bark bark

*whew* whatta relief now i can take the chains off my NyQuil reserve.

/grrrr

Pete Bogs said...

new sources of booze - gotta love that...