Oh come on - those politicians are living poor. They need their money - million dollar houses and yachts are EXPENSIVE!!mjbjhu said:why bother cutting out the pork or ending some of the very very wasteful government programs already in place when we can just hike the tax on an already highly priced commodity. Sounds like a great plan, after all we need to make sure the senators and representatives get their annual pay raise
Amenadavis99 said:Gas Taxes = real way to beat the terrorists.
Maybe we could cut down our military spending just a tad to fund research into energy independence? Blasphemy...I know. I crazy...crazy guy.
Yep - but what can we do about it? Civil unrest seems to be the only way for change. Our government is so juiced in with these bastards that even the slightest "needed change" takes years and years to come into effect.Quad T said:^ And why sales are dropping for all full-size pickup manufacturers...
And what gets me, not so much the actual price, I realize we still have one very low cost per gallon compared to other contries, but the high cost does hurt and I'm so damn tired of reading about multi-billion dollar profits being made by the oil companies.
Nothing much that's for sure...anmut said:Yep - but what can we do about it?