Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2003 02:11:25 -0700 From: "Photogenix" <Photognxnopsamcom.com> Subject: Re: Why aren't gas prices dropping?
Perhaps you could get some clear answers on the issue, if your media hadn't become the White House lap dog it is now. Just a thought. Anthony "'nuther Bob >" <<nonenopsam.com> wrote in message news:b12ufv84ij9bmuo66e5k6omans07tkrrianopsamcom... > On Sun, 29 Jun 2003 10:49:27 +0200, "MH" <nomailnopsamhere.no> wrote: > > >> I think politicians are pretty cheap - if our Governor Grey Davis is an > >> example - a few kilo-bucks is all that would be required! :-P > > > >The higher up the more they require. Your president takes most. > > I disagree a bit this issue. The oil companies don't have to buy > anyone to continue to do "free trade" with oil. I don't like high > prices either but it is an unregulated market. > > They do buy off some pol's in order to gain tax advantages and > that kind of burns me. I always hear that they need "tax incentives" > to encourage exploration for more oil. Yeah, right... like they > needed an incentive to go find the one raw material that is the > source of all their products. They also claim that US oil is > cheaper than imported oil and that they should be encouraged to > explore for it. Well, if it was cheaper, they wouldn't need any > encouragement, now would they ? They'd pump it because they could > make more money on it vs. importing oil. It only comes out cheaper > because we give them fat tax breaks - in other words, the taxpayers > pay up front so that the oil companies can pump oil cheaper and > make more profit. Such a deal ! > > The US President and 90% of his Admin are oil people - taken > straight from the oil industry. They don't need to be persuaded > to favor oil companies either. > > Bob -----= Posted via Newsfeeds.Com, Uncensored Usenet News =----- http://www.newsfeeds.com - The #1 Newsgroup Service in the World! -----== Over 80,000 Newsgroups - 16 Different Servers! =-----