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Originally posted by BlueRaja
reply to post by DYepes
Nationalizing is a terrible idea. The government absolutely can't operate as efficiently as the private sector. There are very few things the government does well, and most other things the solution is to throw money at problems or add beauracracy. Also, that'd just mean higher taxes, because that'd be one more thing that WE the people would have to pay the government to do.
Really? Just a lie? I would like your opinion on this shining beacon of government efficiency.
Government inefficiency is a lie perpetrated by the neo-conservative movement.
Originally posted by 024ORP
maybe they should boycott oil and look somewhere else for gas. There's Hemp, corn (i think), nuclear power. i dont know anymore. they should use hemp for gas. It would really be good for the enviroment.
"Because of high oil prices, oil companies have excessive earnings that go beyond reasonable levels of profitability," Legislator Angel Rodriguez told state news agency ABN.
"One way to distribute them to our people, who are the owners of the oil, is to create this tax." The windfall tax will take 50 percent of oil revenue above $70 per barrel, Rodriguez said, and an additional 60 percent of revenue over $100 per barrel.