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[ale] [OT] cartoon on BP spill blame



Jim Kinney wrote:
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> I do recall the oil crisis of the 70's when gas spiked to over a dollar 
> per gal and there were lines to get it. We missed the opportunity test 
> economic theories then of supply and demand by raising the gas taxes to 
> curb demand. We blew it then and again in 2008.
> 
> Taxes are sort of like consultant fees: they should never go down and 
> should always climb to the point where _everyone_ is complaining.
> 

guess you'll get all 'tingly' is this comes to pass then:

$7-a-gallon gas?
The folly of O's oil-spill 'fix'
http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolumnists/gallon_gas_9GlF3o1xIcIBelOV3k0RsK?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Morning%2BBell


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