$10.9 billion profit & Exxon's still singing the blues

Full story: South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Don't expect motorists to sympathize, but Exxon Mobil Corp. says gasoline prices didn't do it any favors in the first quarter.

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AUDIO

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May 1, 2008
 
We complain but we do nothing about it. What most people don't understand is the oil companies are a for-profit-company. Which means if you don't want the product--don't buy it.........No different then Sears, Publixs or Winn-Dixie stores.
Too Much Sun

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May 1, 2008
 
A Texas company making 11 billion profit in 3 months...I wonder why the government doesn't do anything. Oh wait, Bush is from Texas..now I understand.
joe q citizen

Deerfield Beach, FL

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May 1, 2008
 
gas will be 5.50 gal in
early 2010 sad to say the
american sheople get what
they deserve!
ex-ex

Fort Lauderdale, FL

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May 1, 2008
 
Too Much Sun wrote:
A Texas company making 11 billion profit in 3 months...I wonder why the government doesn't do anything. Oh wait, Bush is from Texas..now I understand.
You understand NOTHING.
Damn Yanker

Casselberry, FL

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May 2, 2008
 
AUDIO wrote:
We complain but we do nothing about it. What most people don't understand is the oil companies are a for-profit-company. Which means if you don't want the product--don't buy it.........No different then Sears, Publixs or Winn-Dixie stores.
Might as well mention Pharmaceutical companies and Hospitals also!
One Nation under GOD

Casselberry, FL

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May 2, 2008
 
ex-ex wrote:
<quoted text>You understand NOTHING.
Wondering about your level of understanding... is it possibly the understanding of GREED?
One Nation Under Greed

West Palm Beach, FL

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May 2, 2008
 
ex-ex wrote:
<quoted text>You understand NOTHING.
Going to go fill up my Excursion with top grade super unleaded. Thanks Georgie for hooking us up with the profit. Life is good.
Any minute now them Bushaters are going to come on here and bash you...shhhh do not listen to them keep on doing what you are doing we love you for it. By the way that was a nice wedding you had for Jenna..thanks for the invite. You are the man!!!

Sincerely,
Rex W. Steallerson
One Nation under GOD

Casselberry, FL

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#8
May 5, 2008
 
Profit is a beautiful thing! Creates chances to share and help others or just yourself if that's who you are.

Just profit from "wants", be careful of the "needs".
example: HEALTHCARE, BASIC FOOD, Transportation...

Sounds reasonable to me.

PS: GW, Didn't get the invite... Glad the wedding for your daughter was nice... God Bless their future! Hope he blesses yours also.

JB
George Cheney

West Palm Beach, FL

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May 5, 2008
 
If we could harness only 10% of the hot air that U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer produces, we would be energy independent.
DiRtE PoLiTiCiAnZ

Jerseyville, IL

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May 15, 2008
 
George Cheney wrote:
If we could harness only 10% of the hot air that U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer produces, we would be energy independent.
If we could harness .0001% of Bushes hot air lies we would be the greatest nation in the world thanks to the crooked Bush Corrupt Policies we are chasing Mexico.
The Doctor

Tyler, TX

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May 22, 2008
 
Too Much Sun wrote:
A Texas company making 11 billion profit in 3 months...I wonder why the government doesn't do anything. Oh wait, Bush is from Texas..now I understand.
Bush is an idiot but if you think it's going to change when Obama gets in office you are a fool. He is supported by George Soros, one of Halliburton's biggest shareholders. No oil connection there, huh?
The Doctor

Tyler, TX

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May 22, 2008
 
bush must go wrote:
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Early 2010?
It will probably be that by the end of the year and WHEN Iran gets bombed it will go to 8 or 10 if you can get it at all.
The forecast is gloomy to say the least, don't ya think?
Or when Obama bombs Pakistan or raises taxes on oil companies (where do you think oil companies will pass it on - the consumer). If you really think a politician cares and can opr will do anything about it you are still a child.
WhatFi

Tampa, FL

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May 22, 2008
 
AUDIO wrote:
We complain but we do nothing about it. What most people don't understand is the oil companies are a for-profit-company. Which means if you don't want the product--don't buy it.........No different then Sears, Publixs or Winn-Dixie stores.
Here, we don't really have a choice. There is nothing else available that will power my vehicle and get me to work.

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