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Best damn thing Bush has done in a while....now give him his due

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by ScribePharisee, Jul 14, 2008.

  1. ScribePharisee

    ScribePharisee New Member

    And watch Congress screw it up.

  2. Pete Incaviglia

    Pete Incaviglia Active Member

    Yup. Nothing like short-term vision to fix a long-term problem.
  3. Pastor

    Pastor Active Member

    Wow. I didn't realize giving a group more of what it isn't using most of already was a good thing.

    I'm yawning at the statement.
  4. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member


    It'll be 5 to 7 years before one drop of oil gets to the pump. And while oil prices are so sky-high, why would oil interests do anything to drop prices by increasing supply?
  5. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    Pete, I ask this question in all sincerity: What are the long-term fixes available right now?
  6. Beaker

    Beaker Active Member

    Yep, the same old, same old from Dubya.
  7. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    And in 5-7 years that will be bad how?
  8. Grimace

    Grimace Guest

    That's the absolute best-case scenario. Even then, the affect will be to lower gas prices by less than quarter, and that's living in near-fantasy land.

    I'm constantly amazed at how easily people are misled.
  9. Dickens Cider

    Dickens Cider New Member

    Damn. I thought this would be about his resignation.
  10. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    Yep. Most stories I've seen said more like eight to 10, realistically.
  11. Pete Incaviglia

    Pete Incaviglia Active Member

    I agree. There are none now, but give the oil companies, or anyone else, the tax benefits, cash, whatever, toward research to find one, while we keep gas prices high and curb the use of oil.
  12. Grimace

    Grimace Guest

    Because it won't matter. None of this will help.

    Let's say we increase our oil production by 5%, which would be massive. What's to stop OPEC from saying, "Oh hey, that's nice. By the way, we just dropped our production by 5% to offset your incresase." Nothing.


    Accept it.
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