Originally posted by mother_jung
First things first. You panzies need to stop whining.
Who's whining, you insipid ninny?
Yes oil price is outrageous. Stop blaming Bush and Co. for being the sole cause of this.
Most seem to be blaming the oil companies. Can you tell the difference? And there's the fact of course that under the Republicans, we've had a 400%
increase in fuel costs. Not just any republicans... But a bunch of back-slapping, constitution-free Republican Legislators,and a Republican president
who didn't know how to veto until January, 2007.
What about your environmentalist and democrat reps that have blocked gasoline refineries?
Hello, welcome to Wrongsville, population: You.
Environmental measures have been passed regarding the means of constructing and running refineries in the United States. These in no way stop anyone
from building refineries, only require they produce less waste. Know what "less waste" means? MORE EFFICIENCY.
In the period between 1975 and 2000, the EPA received -one- request to build a new refinery. One. Several requests to expand existing refineries, but
only one request for a new one.
Given that increased efficiency actually helps all business, that complying with EPA regulations is a great PR move, and that government subsidizes
the costs of this industry with your tax dollars, combined with the growing DE-regulation under the bush administration, why do you think there are
still no refineries being built?
The refineries are the choke point. Their shortage is what allows the oil companies to artificially inflate their prices, by restricting supply in the
face of increasing demand. There's no shortage of crude out there.
Or the greenies wanting to block wind turbines because some birds get killed!
How about the people who don't want a turbine within the view of their 260 million dollar summer home?
What about some granola eater demanding I get an environmental study done before I drain a 1 acre pond on my 160 acres that I
This has what to do with the price of Unleaded in the US? or are you just whining about environmentalists in general?
You know you have to get all sorts of studies and surveys done to alter your property, bud. it would be the same if you were trying to empty a
100-acre lake. Being a conservative ninny, I know you think you deserve special considerations to put you above the law, well, you don't.
I don't like the price of gas, but nationalizing the oil companies wont fix the problem, it will only put more power into the governments
hands. I dont want that!
of course you don't. Move to Monaco.
ps wusses, I just filled up for around 98 cents a gallon Plus I didn't have to pay gas tax on it either.
Siphoning someone else's tank makes you manly?