Category Archives: Rationing

More diesel for tractors & trucks, less gas for cars

The 1980 rationing plan would shift whatever petroleum was needed to agriculture and other essential services before making it available to the public via rationing.   This would be diesel since tractors, harvesters, trucks, and trains can’t and don’t burn gasoline. … Continue reading

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Food Rationing

Many nations during war or hard times institute food rationing to make sure there’s enough for everyone and to prevent the connected few from buying up more than their share and selling food at prices several times higher Venezuela Issues … Continue reading

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A summary of the United States 1980 Oil Rationing Plan

[ I am convinced by “Any Way You Slice It: The Past, Present, and Future of Rationing” by Stan Cox that rationing will occur.  Whether it will be anything like the 1980 plan remains to be seen. In the 1980 … Continue reading

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