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[gentle start-up music]

[faint hammer banging]

[News Reporter] The problem is that Joe Biden

publicly stated tonight,

We will put off the Oil and Fuel Business

on this nation by 2035 on the newest.

For those who’re within the Oil and Fuel Business tonight,

you want to be fearful.

You higher take each good friend you’ve got received

and name them tonight,

and inform them to vote for Donald Trump.

Trigger if you happen to do not,

you are going to lose your job within the subsequent decade or much less.

[somber pensive music]

[Male Announcer] We produce 75%

of the state of California’s oil.

Kern County is oil.

[somber music]

The state of California,

they’re squeezing Kern County out of enterprise.

[somber music]

Began placing nails within the coffin.

[somber pensive music]

[hammer banging]

[drill whirring]

[somber pensive music]

[engine rumbling]

[hammer banging]

[somber music]

[faint engine revving]

[truck engine rumbling]

[horn honking]

[engine faintly revving]

I will have the bacon and eggs, scrambled.


Sure, please. Thanks.

[Male Announcer] What’s this?

[Male Respondent] Learn it and weep.

I am unable to do it.

I can break even on the common value over the past month,

if I do not cost for any tools utilization,

and I do not cost for administrative overhead.

Then we’re operating scared?

[plates clanging]

Am I operating scared?


No, what’s gonna occur?

Hear, I’ve instructed all people,

if you happen to do not arise in your hind legs,

and dig in your heels..

I’ve. I do know.

I work more durable than anybody else on this.

I am not speaking about you. Okay.

I am speaking in regards to the trade.

I imply, we have got to try this.

I imply, if we’re proper and the science is behind us

being proper,

then why are we simply sitting right here, Okay, no matter.?

Do not damage me too unhealthy.

[scooter wheels rattling]

[car whooshing]

[Male Announcer] I’ve all the time needed to be a fighter.

[machines whirring]

I wasn’t introduced up,

I used to be yanked up.

[car humming]

[Male Announcer] I grew up on an previous, previous Oilies.

My uncle was killed out right here.

A bit of little bit of his head was left

and the remainder of it they

shoveled up in a newspaper,

hauled him away, that was it.

I keep in mind that day prefer it was yesterday.

You needed to be powerful to work in oil fields.

[low machine whirring]

However what else you going to do?

What if that is the one factor you recognize?

[car humming]

[somber music]

[wheels rattling]

[wheels slamming]

[Male Announcer] Get away from my automobile and are available down right here.


[footsteps running]

[dog barking]

[somber music]

[faint male chanting]

[birds chirping]

[dog barks]

[bat striking]

Ooh, sounded good.

The place’d it go?

That is out of right here.

[Female Announcer] Effectively, once I retire,

I will be again there someplace.

In Texas?

Mm-hm. Yeah.

It simply Relies on the place Brad and Chris go.

Yeah, there’s lots of people shifting again there.

Mm hmm.

[bat striking]

My secretary simply moved again there.

[bat striking]

Reality, she’s on her means as we converse,

together with her three donkeys, two horses, and two goats.

[Female Respondent] Mm hmm, Oh my gosh.

I stated it is a Grapes of Wrath reverse.

[both chuckling]

[bat striking]

[phone ringing]

[Female Speaker] Whats up?

[Male Caller] You sound like a Texan?

[Female Speaker] Do I?

[Male Caller] No,

you higher get some extra twang in your voice.

[Female Speaker] I do know, I higher work on it.


[Female Speaker] I have been right here lengthy sufficient.

How’s your journey?

[Female Speaker] It is good.

We’re within the store proper now.

We simply took a break to eat some lunch.

Yeah, what are you consuming?

[Female Speaker] Something I.. Um,

do not inform me brisket.

I do not like brisket.

All proper, properly, I hated to bug you.

Return to your lunch.

It is colder than a well-digger out right here,

that is all I am telling you.

[Male Speaker] Oh, man.

[Female Speaker] [laughs]

[Female Speaker] Love you.

[Male Caller] Love you, too.

[Female Speaker] Bye-bye. Bye.

[Male Caller] Golly, I miss her.

[faint rasping]

[equipment clatters]

[Male Speaker] Tons can occur in 4 years.

I hope it is all good to you.

After going by what we have been going by.

[Male Respondent] Yeah, now we have no excellent news.

[Male Announcer] No. Give me one thing.

Give me some excellent news.

[upbeat percussion and wind music]

[energetic drum solo]

[bright wind music]

[synchronous percussion music]


[bright percussion and wind music]

[prominent percussion music]

[horns honking]

[Crowd Member] Let’s do that.

[simultaneous crowd chatter]

[Female Crowd Member] Members are carrying

these hate indicators.

You already know what I imply? Fuck Trump, funk this, funk that.

[Male Crowd Member] Like I stated, like..

[Female Crowd Member] all people has a proper to speech.


[Female Crowd Member] It is the primary modification

that you’ll have a proper to face out right here.

We have now a proper to do that.

Like I stated, Everyone has a proper

to do no matter. that man didn’t know.

I am 24 years previous.

He stored going along with his truck.

Think about he fucked up and actually ran me over?

He actually ran me over.

Think about I used to be a bit ass child

and I died, simply because that truck,

[female clears throat] he would not,

he would not try this. After which he received his gun?

[Female Crowd Member] Questions are over.

Shit’s gonna pop up.

Let’s not convey it to TAF.

Like, let our communities simply stick collectively as one,

do not burn or nothing our fucking city down

like some folks, they do stuff

and it is not okay.

[Male Crowd Member] Hey, what do you imply?

we nonetheless be out right here although.

Like, regardless..

precisely how y’all gonna be out right here,

assist y’all?

we will be out right here.

[vehicle humming]

[birds chirping]

What’s up, grandpa? [chuckles]

Hey, what is going on on, man?

How are you?

Good, good.

Take a look at the fuzz on that face.

[laughs] rising outward.

Actually fuzzy. Hey, hey.

How are you?

You wish to go play within the mud puddle?

Say, Papa.


[laughs] Papa.

that is the primary time you stated Papa.

It is all good. [laughs]

Good to see you.

[laughs] I instructed you,

I instructed you the Barney Fife by there.

The Barney Fife?

Barney Fife, Lieutenant Barney Fife.

Yeah, that is proper.


Silver bullet, child.

[Female Crowd Member] Hello, hiya.

I gotta sit down earlier than I fall down.

The way you doing? Fairly good.

My favourite son-in-law.

[Father-in-law] Oh, cease.

[laughs] I am your solely son-in-law.

[Father-in-law] That is what I will say.

[Female Crowd Member] It truly will get like that.

[Father-In-Law] So how’s it going, Errol?

When am I going to name you Captain kangaroo?

[Errol] Uh, [laughs]

[Female Crowd Member] Coming right here quickly.

[Father-in-law] Good.

Somebody up right here in your division handed away lately.

[Errol] Sure, it is truly..

[simultaneous crowd chatter]

earlier than I received transferred over right here to this spot, so,

[Father-in-law] So what did he have COVID?

or what did he..

that is tragic when these issues occur.

So, they know the way he caught it?

[Errol] They do not.

Most likely wrestling with all the warmth.

You gotta relaxation.

[Errol] Sure.

You are uncovered to quite a lot of

[Errol] Sure.

[Father-in-law] I feel I would just shoot them.


[Father-In-Law] [chuckles] I am teasing.

[both laughing]

[bouncy country music]

♪ I seen kids born ♪

♪ Folks come and go ♪

♪ There ain’t a lot about this city ♪

♪ That I do not know ♪

♪ I see kids rising up ♪

[music fades]

[horse neighing]


Hit it. There you go.

[hands clapping]

[simultaneous crowd chatter]


[crowd applauding]

[somber music]

Yeah. That is good.

[Narrator] I am happy with the parents which can be nonetheless right here.

[engine revving]

Trigger I assist that,

irrespective of if we solely received one retailer uptown.

[somber music]

[crowd simultaneous chatter]

That is my residence.

[All] Aww.

Effectively, at the least we all know I..

[Female Crowd Member] Little child.

At the least we all know I am a fighter not a ‘flighter’.

[somber music]

{Male Announcer] I imply, do we expect

Donald Trump’s going to win Georgia?

For the time being, I’d say, sure.

Do we expect he’ll win North Carolina?

Most likely by some extent and a half.

[Male Respondent] Okay.

[Male Announcer] Is he gonna win Ohio?

It seems to be like.

[Male Crowd Member] So, you may stay..

[Male Crowd Member] It’s going to present California strong blue?

That is not cool.

I warranty you,

the pink spot proper right here the place we’re stabbing.

[background advertisement playing]

So, that is deceptive.

[Male Crowd Member] They did not even go over

the numbers in California

No, until that’s..

Effectively yeah, that is all colour blue.

[background advertisement playing]

It is all blue.

[Male Reporter] We’re gonna make an enormous name proper right here.

The Fox Information Choice Desk can now challenge

that president Donald Trump will..

[Male Speaker] Hey, hey, hey. Gained Florida.

[Male Reporter] Which is definitely nearer than ever had been..

[Male Speaker] Money is in Washington.

[Male Crowd Member] Proper now, too?

[Male Speaker] What?

He would not actually know a bunch however,

he simply is aware of pink is nice and blue’s unhealthy.

[Male Crowd Member] [chuckles]

That is ok.

[Male Speaker] Yeah.

Effectively, it is about time you answered my cellphone name.

I referred to as you about thirty two occasions.

I figured..

[Male Crowd Member] He is on a roll at Monterey.

I figured you had been attempting

to get me to not sway your daughter.

[Male Speaker] On a roll.

[Female Reporter] We’re simply getting rolling

with the night, so settling..

[Male Speaker] All you, Monterey people,

voting pink this 12 months, I heard

[Male News Reporter] [laughing]

Actually, I do not know, it is fairly fast.

[Male Advertiser] In some way gluten farms look greater.

[Male News Reporter] I see quite a lot of a..

[Male Speaker] You already know, if Biden will get elected,

No extra browsing,

the plastic’s made out of oil.

They stated do away with all oil.

[Male Crowd Member] Meaning no extra browsing..

So no extra surfboards.

Save the wells.

Save the wells.

W – E – L – L – S

Save the wells.

[News Reporter] Hear, There’s much more votes on the market

however is the margin sufficient?

[dramatic siren]

[engine whirring]

[dramatic siren getting louder]

[engine revving]

[machines rattling]

[monotonous hum blaring]

[faint machine whirring]

[monotonous siren fades]

[Chris] She’s hungry.

Alas, she’s been ravenous.

When folks wish to do away with them,

They simply form of will drive alongside the aspect of the street

and push them out the automobile.

We have to change our perspective.

We’re within the enterprise of going out of enterprise.

[Male Respondent] The group would not fairly perceive

that we’re not all,

you recognize, the Chevrons and the CRCs,

and the Aeros, and

Texacos and the Unions,

and the Exxons.

We’re Chris Corridor,

suitcase [indistinct]

we’re racking oil that nobody’s ever heard of.

And that, so far as making hundreds of thousands and hundreds of thousands,

that is not what takes place in a mother and pop operation.

That is what they do towards huge oil,

hits the small guys first.

And you recognize that.

[Male Speaker] Oh, I do know that

[dramatic music]

[Chris] I spotted that,

Andrew, the street is forward.

The oil trade’s been good

to you and me, Chris

[Chris] It has been nice. So, I imply..

[somber music]

I am by no means gonna flip my again on them.

By no means.

[somber music]

[faint machine whirring]

[wind whooshing]

[somber music]

[faint machine whirring]

[dramatic somber music]