• All of Pete's trust fund frat buddies from college teased him about being a Texas country bumpkin, but he reminded them they all had to go be lawyers or politicians or work at the family business when they graduated, and all he had to do was collect royalty checks and go fishing and hunting, or maybe he'd take up NASCAR racing . . . 

Beats Working for a Living

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  • When a visiting group of Silicon Valley moguls and mavens asked if they could buy the middle fork of the Flathead River so they could irrigate their golf courses, Montanans were amazingly unified in their "Not no, but heck no . . .!"

Buy the River

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  • Herman (not the German) thought he really had something to offer the New Green Deal--he WAS green, REALLY green . . .

New Green Deal

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Wind Power

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  • Gloria had been looking for the Toyota dealership; she was shopping for a fuel efficient, inexpensive ride for everyday use, something that would be "green" and still have good resale value. And then she saw the car of her dreams, but it wasn't a Prius. When she asked about fuel mileage, the salesman muttered something about, "if you had to ask, you couldn't afford it . . ."

Not a Prius

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Rare Earth

Scientists postulated that if an as-yet-undiscovered rare earth could be located, mined,  and processed, it could provide clean, affordable energy worldwide for thousands of years.   The theoretical material was “unobtanium . . .”

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