It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
Originally posted by Desert Dawg
Be thankful polotico's investigate things that haven't got a snowball's chance of having anything done about it.
Geez . . . they could actually investigate something serious and as smart as they are we could end up with some real problems....
Originally posted by TheBrontide
This defines it exactly as posted.
Who is doing the gouging, and who is doing the 'investigating' of 'big oil companies'?
If gas stations make maybe 1 or 2 cents per gallon profit, while maintaining a place of business and associated expenses and efforts,...
If oil companies make maybe 10 or 12 cents per gallon, while maintaining the infrastructure required to produce,...
If the federal and state governments make between 50 and 80 cents per gallon, via taxation, while maintaining none the of expense involved in the production or distribution, or marketing,...
Who exactly then is doing the gouging??
And those same 'gouger's', proclaim to 'investigate' and offer relief to the end user?
Yes,.... I trust them. *NOT*