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Had to read all the way to the bottom to figure out why the language was not
making sense:

"*Ben Lieberman is senior analyst of energy and environmental policy in The
Heritage Foundation's Roe Institute."*

I'll tingly at $10/gal tax on gas. I'll get positively "orgasmically
glowing" if the extra revenues are used to build a _working_ transportation
system that doesn't aggravate my breathing every summer. I'm sick of
warnings about the air being so polluted from (mostly) car exhaust that its
not safe for children and elderly to breath.

tax, baby, tax

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 3:05 PM, Preston Boyington
<preston.lists at gmail.com>wrote:

> Jim Kinney wrote:
> <snipped>
> > 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
>
>
> --
>
> Arrant Drivel - really, it's just trash...
> http://www.arrantdrivel.com/
>
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> http://www.prestonboyington.com/
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 Faith is a cop-out. If the only way you can accept an assertion is by
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