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There you go, folks...gas prices

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by 89GMCSuburban, Apr 25, 2006.

  1. 89GMCSuburban

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    More BS fluff to calm the masses........
     
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    Typical response...he actually does something after people complain...and people still don't think different. Sure is much encouragement to try, eh?
     
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    There are refining problems, supply problems, a rapidly growing world demand, environmental considerations, political considerations.....

    Promoting some BS call for "investigations" vastly oversimplifies a complicated problem. It is exactly the kind of feel good crap that I expect from politicians on both side of the aisle.

    Maybe you consider it a typical response from me. I consider the plan a typical response from politicians.
     
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    Couldnt have said it any better myself........
    -Harrison
     
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    Maybe you are forgetting the UNDERcomplicated people that make up the majority of the population that believe that it will fix something...I can think of two complainers in another thread that I can imagine will think this will fix something. Will it? No, and people who think for themselves know that. The point of this thread? To attempt to convince the idiots, because unfortunately...they also are registered to vote.
     
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    Gas is still cheap
    in 2004 when gas was around 1.80 gal Oil was 35.00 a barrel.

    Now Gas is around 3.00 a gallon and oil is 75.00 a barrel.

    The cost of a barrel of oil has doubled from its prices in 2004

    If the cost of gas doubled because of the price of oil doubled you would be paying 3.60 a gal.

    Seems to me the oil companies are doing all they can to keep the price of gas down. They only make 10 cents a gal max profit. Big Oil as a whole runs on only about a 8 % profit margin. That is the lowest profit margin of almost any industry. (compared to the 25% plus in medical/pharmicitucals) The only company which operates on less of a profit margin is Wall Mart at 3.5%. Gee... The Liberals hate them too.
    I dont see how cutting a few cents off the profit big oil makes on gas is going to help anyone.

    The only way I can see for the price of gas to go down is for the government to stop gouging people for the 60-80 cents a gal FUEL TAXES they stick you for.
    If Bush would suspend Fuel taxes for a while. And open up ALL of America to domestic oil drilling. He would be a Hero. But I doubt if that will happen. The liberal democrats and the pansy ass lilly livered Republican senators would impeach him and run him out of town on a rail for that.:D
     
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    good luck seeing that happen
     

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