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Unformatted text preview: ion needs.3 This domination of oil in the transportation sector is the result of its relatively low cost over most of history, and its convenience as a high-energy-density liquid that is easy to store and transport. It is the dependence of the transportation system on liquid fuel that makes oil so important in the U.S. economy. Plan decreases dependence on foreign oil Sires, Representative of the House, 11 (Albio, The Hill-blog of Congress, http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/economy-a-budget/149263-making-highspeed-rail-a-national-priority; DKE) [With dedicated funding, true high speed rail can become a reality and economic and environmental benefits can be realized. Constructing high speed rail will create new jobs and sustain long-term employment . New rail stations will spur economic development in the surrounding areas and promote livable communities. High speed rail also presents an opportunity to decrease our dependence on foreign oil.] Trade is the number one factor that contributes to peace Gerald P O’driscoll jr is senior fellow at the Cato Institute. Sara Fitzgerald is a trade policy analyst at the Heritage Foundation....
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