The Ethanol Papers - Paperturn manuscript - Flipbook - Page 230
4a) I fly airplanes. Many of the engines I've flown behind can be approved to
run on Mogas, which is automotive gasoline. Every single one of those, though,
says "no ethanol in the fuel", right in the STC that was approved by the FAA.
I'm supposed to trust my life to your inane ramblings over the knowledge of the
engineers and designers at Lycoming, Continental and Bombardier/Rotax? I
don't think so.
5) "Widely published" means nothing, as does "being a guest". Most newspapers and television stations are desperate for cheap filler material, and you fit
Reply from MARC:
Hey Py, pretty good response.
1) Yes, you can refer to me as Ma if you want.
2) Good catch on my your/you're spelling error; thanks for the heads up. But if
spelling was important to you then you should have picked up on your misspelling of the word "practically" in your first post.
Also, as long as you're going to be so persnickety about common typos, then
perhaps you should have been more careful in using the word "shill" to describe
me in your 2nd post. A shill is someone who pretends not to have any relationship with the person/people being touted. I never hide what I do. I would have
thought that someone with sufficient intelligence to fly airplanes would own a
3) There are a lot of idiots who do appear before Congressional committees.
Those testifying against ethanol are great examples. I have to laugh at your
comparison of ADM versus the oil companies. It's like comparing a little league
baseball player to a major league player. They both play baseball but there's a
huge difference between them. The amount of influence peddled by the oil companies greatly, greatly overshadows the influence that ADM wields.
For example, in the same year that ExxonMobil reported their fiscal fourth quarter profit as $40 billion, Archer Daniels Midland reported their fiscal fourth quarter profit of $372 million. Although $372 million is nothing to sneeze at, it’s less
than 1% of ExxonMobil’s profit. Corporate revenue and profits are often tied