Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Remember, Ethanol was brought to you by YOUR

US Congress. The same geniuses that are, as you read, actively looking for many other problems they can "solve" for us. May the big man up stairs have mercy on our pitiful souls.

A Postal Service study found the new vehicles got as much as 29 percent fewer miles to the gallon. Mail carriers used the corn-based fuel in just 1,000 of them because there weren't enough places to buy it.

``You're getting fewer miles per gallon, and it's costing us more,'' Walt O'Tormey, the Postal Service's Washington-based vice president of engineering, said in an interview. The agency may buy electric vehicles instead, he said.