Letters, Jul. 23, 1979

The Gasoline War

To the Editors:

It's about time we Americans stopped fighting each other over gasoline [July 2] and joined hands against the slippery blackmailers to the east. If war hasn't been declared, I just did it. Somebody please give us a battle plan: rationing, electric cars or roller skates, I don't care. Blood is thicker than gasoline.

Hugh A. Larkin Jr., M.D. Seattle

Will the person with the solution to the energy crisis please stand up, show yourself and be elected President? It doesn't matter if it's Crane, Carter, Brown, Reagan, Connally, Bush,...

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