Site News - 11/22 Member of the Year Voting
Date: 22 Dec 2006 00:25:44 GMT
From: Dave Hinz <>
Subject: Re: Million Mile Saab 900 SPG

On Thu, 21 Dec 2006 04:00:02 GMT, - Bob - <> wrote: > On 21 Dec 2006 00:22:09 GMT, Dave Hinz <> wrote: > >> >>There's nothing stopping _YOU_ from being one of the people profiting >>from this, either through direct ownership or by owning stock in a >>company doing it. > > My objection is to the government subsidizing anybody. You want to > start a company? Pony up the money and do it. Can't make it happen? > Then don't do it. I don't want to pay for someone else's business > expenses with my taxes or through a deduction that has the same > effect. Great. Well you're paying for a hell of a trip in a sandbox at the moment, and so am I. >>And, I'd rather give money to farmers in this >>country, than people in other countries who don't like us. > Well, I just don't want to give away the money. Giving it to farmers > is slightly less revolting than giving it to Exxon. Fine. Then keep using Dino products, and those of us who actually give a shit will do all the heavy lifting. As usual. Meanwhile the money we spend in certain countries goes to fund people who hate us. >>Let them >>drink their oil, far as I'm concerned. Sooner we get away from using >>imported oil, the better. If that means tax breaks and outright >>expenses to get there, well, how many days of Iraq war expenses would it >>take to get us ready to be self-sufficient? > Well, a bunch of neo-cons are making a ton of money off the war. You mean the no-bid contracts to Hallburton? The ones that Clinton put in place, those ones? > But, unless the gov't ends up owning a large share of the next energy > development, they should not give any money, land, or deductions away. > You want tax money? Good, pass a share of the company onto the US > gov't so the taxpayers get some money back from their investment. My > money should not be used to put profits in someone else's pockets. Apparently the bigger picture of getting us independant of foreign energy escapes you.

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