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Old 05-22-2008, 10:45 AM   #181
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I totally agree and have said that I would love for the Republicans to present a bill just for exploration of oil in Anwr and other areas just to make people either vote for or against. This would be perfect timing with the current gas prices.
The Dems just voted one down LAST WEEK.

Idiots. They still claim "but it will take years to develop!"

That's MORE of a reason to start it NOW. If they HAD voted for it during the Clinton years, we'd be using that oil TODAY.

The real reason they won't vote for it because their campaigns are funded by environmentalists who oppose it and will stop writing checks if they do what's right for America.
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Old 05-22-2008, 10:46 AM   #182
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Old 05-22-2008, 02:30 PM   #183
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buster, did you read that article? John McCain missed the vote, but said he would have voted against it, also. maybe its not just Dem's that have their campaigns funded by environmentalists?
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Old 05-24-2008, 10:20 AM   #184
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Gas went from $3.85 on Wednesday to $4.02 on Friday. WTF I think it literally went up 3 times in one day.
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Old 05-24-2008, 12:32 PM   #185
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In the summer, in Maryland, gas is required to have a certain additive (it's an anti-pollution measure). B/c of the additive is more costly AND has been limited in its production, gas prices will see an additional spike above the increased costs of oil.
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Old 05-24-2008, 09:21 PM   #186
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On the Today show a while back a spokesman for a group of economist said they expected prices to cap out at 12-15 bucks. I find that high, but I bet the current price stays around. Supply and demand -- our lack of foresight is killing us once again. It seems like we never try to be proactive.
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Old 05-24-2008, 11:32 PM   #187
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[QUOTE=Buster;449559]The Dems just voted one down LAST WEEK.

Idiots. They still claim "but it will take years to develop!"

That's MORE of a reason to start it NOW. If they HAD voted for it during the Clinton years, we'd be using that oil TODAY.

The real reason they won't vote for it because their campaigns are funded by environmentalists who oppose it and will stop writing checks if they do what's right for America.""

I will tell you and everyone now. Any one who votes against drilling in the states will not get my vote. I would think that running against someone voting again on shore drilling would not be too difficult. All one would have to do is run a commercial stating what your opponent has done about high gas prices and what you will do
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Old 05-25-2008, 12:23 AM   #188
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Gas went from $3.85 on Wednesday to $4.02 on Friday. WTF I think it literally went up 3 times in one day.
I recall reading that, in VA at least, it can only go up once per day. The idea was to keep gas stations from implicitly colluding. I haven't verified there is a law on the books, though.
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I will tell you and everyone now. Any one who votes against drilling in the states will not get my vote. I would think that running against someone voting again on shore drilling would not be too difficult. All one would have to do is run a commercial stating what your opponent has done about high gas prices and what you will do
all 3 are against the drilling. now what do you do?
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all 3 are against the drilling. now what do you do?
Vote for someone that will drill. Someone will run that will favor drilling.
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Old 05-25-2008, 01:19 PM   #191
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all 3 are against the drilling. now what do you do?
get really pissed off about how much they all suck
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Old 06-01-2008, 11:47 PM   #192
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Gas sucks. I drive a cab and my gas expenses more than double my rent!
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Old 06-11-2008, 05:34 PM   #194
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buster, did you read that article? John McCain missed the vote, but said he would have voted against it, also. maybe its not just Dem's that have their campaigns funded by environmentalists?
Off shore drilling voted down today on a party line vote. We better get out there before the Cubans and Chinese.

FOXNews.com - House Subcommittee Rejects Plan to Open U.S. Waters to More Oil Exploration - Politics | Republican Party | Democratic Party | Political Spectrum
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Off shore drilling voted down today on a party line vote. We better get out there before the Cubans and Chinese.

FOXNews.com - House Subcommittee Rejects Plan to Open U.S. Waters to More Oil Exploration - Politics | Republican Party | Democratic Party | Political Spectrum
Huh? Cubans and Chines drilling U.S. Waters? Surely they can't just waltz in and setup shop.
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