Thousands of gallons of highly flammable jet fuel. Enough of a blaze to melt steel and murder thousands of people. All so Ma & Pa Kettle can fly nonstop from West Bubblefuck to East Can'tGetThereFromHere, but at what cost in human life?
Home refrigerators, and freezers...20, 30, 40 cubic FEET of storage space for perishable foodstuffs. All that wasted energy just to keep American fatties in burgers and fries; and so Joe Sixpack can have the boys over for the BIG GAME.
Whew, all this is making me think. When Suzy Soccer Mom gives up her SUV and her maxi-fridge and her vacations to the Bahamas, and Chuck Couch Potato turns in his hundred-gallon beer cooler, I'll think about my full-cap magazines. Until then, pound salt.