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Today is Yom Kippur, which began at sundown last night. This is a day of atonement, so "happy" Yom Kippur is not appropriate: I think the proper sentiment is to wish all of you commemorating this a good an easy fast. While this is not my holiday, I'm sure I have some atoning to do, so I'll try to keep this in mind along the way.

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35. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 27, 2012, 06:38 jdreyer
 
jimnms wrote on Sep 27, 2012, 02:07:
I didn't know Canada hated us and threatens our national security. The US imports the majority of its oil from Canada, since you obviously didn't know that.

Dude, Fourteen years ago we had a freakin' war with Canada. Where have you been?

On a more serious note, while we get the most oil from Canada, it is a plurality, not a majority. Canada supplies less than a third of our overall oil imports. OPEC countries combine to supply the US with more crude than Canada does.
 
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