Obama to ask Congress for cash for roads, bridges

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President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting of law enforcement leaders from across the country to discuss immigration reform, Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington.

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foster

Ashburn, VA

#131 May 16, 2014
xxxrayted wrote:
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Only partly correct. It is true that oil extracted from private land goes on the world market. But the more oil in the world market, the more supply there is.
Of course no American that has oil on their land is going to sell it directly to the US at a much lower price. It's a profit move that most if not all would choose. However that doesn't mean that all oil found on American land HAS to be sold on the world market. The owner of that oil can sell it to whoever they want. The same holds true of oil extracted from public land.
Unfortunately, our government does the exact same thing with oil found on public or government lands. They too sell it to the highest bidder on the market. They don't have to, they do it by choice. After all, somebody has to pay for Cash for Clunkers. The profits go to the federal government and that money is wasted on all kinds of ridiculous spending.
So the truth is the US could be exactly like Venezuela if they chose to do it. But that would greatly lower the price of gasoline in the US and go against the grade of the environmentalists. There is no law that states all oil has to be sold on the world market.
Venezuela is a Marxist State. America is capitalist.
foster

Ashburn, VA

#132 May 16, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>how can you people be so ignorant about all this?
the gov;t in the US doesn't do anything with the oil, they sell the rights to mine it and then it belongs to the private company that mined it and they can do pretty much what they want with it.
and property owners do not always have the mineral rights to their land. that too must be purchased from the gov't.
Is that not the most bizzar concept of American markets you ever saw?
foster

Ashburn, VA

#133 May 16, 2014
xxxrayted wrote:
<quoted text>
Only partly correct. It is true that oil extracted from private land goes on the world market. But the more oil in the world market, the more supply there is.
Of course no American that has oil on their land is going to sell it directly to the US at a much lower price. It's a profit move that most if not all would choose. However that doesn't mean that all oil found on American land HAS to be sold on the world market. The owner of that oil can sell it to whoever they want. The same holds true of oil extracted from public land.
Unfortunately, our government does the exact same thing with oil found on public or government lands. They too sell it to the highest bidder on the market. They don't have to, they do it by choice. After all, somebody has to pay for Cash for Clunkers. The profits go to the federal government and that money is wasted on all kinds of ridiculous spending.
So the truth is the US could be exactly like Venezuela if they chose to do it. But that would greatly lower the price of gasoline in the US and go against the grade of the environmentalists. There is no law that states all oil has to be sold on the world market.
This is a result of you using words you don't understand, like Communist and Marxist

Since: Jan 09

Central NJ

#134 May 16, 2014
And I presume you, being an erudite, reasonable, politically up to speed,liberal, socialist wouldn't mind a bit?
You spent yours and now you want mine!
Regards, Terri
Mykro wrote:
<quoted text>If the US did what Venezuela does, that would be socialism. You teabaggers would all have a major league hemorrhage.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#135 May 16, 2014
foster wrote:
<quoted text>
Is that not the most bizzar concept of American markets you ever saw?
how so? it is the oil companies oil, they can do what they want with it.
foster

Ashburn, VA

#136 May 16, 2014
xxxrayted wrote:
<quoted text>
Only partly correct. It is true that oil extracted from private land goes on the world market. But the more oil in the world market, the more supply there is.
Of course no American that has oil on their land is going to sell it directly to the US at a much lower price. It's a profit move that most if not all would choose. However that doesn't mean that all oil found on American land HAS to be sold on the world market. The owner of that oil can sell it to whoever they want. The same holds true of oil extracted from public land.
Unfortunately, our government does the exact same thing with oil found on public or government lands. They too sell it to the highest bidder on the market. They don't have to, they do it by choice. After all, somebody has to pay for Cash for Clunkers. The profits go to the federal government and that money is wasted on all kinds of ridiculous spending.
So the truth is the US could be exactly like Venezuela if they chose to do it. But that would greatly lower the price of gasoline in the US and go against the grade of the environmentalists. There is no law that states all oil has to be sold on the world market.
Funny as Hell... this post is an instant classic
foster

Ashburn, VA

#137 May 16, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>how so? it is the oil companies oil, they can do what they want with it.
Of course. That's the purpose of leasing and minerial rights.

“Je suis Charlie”

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Since: May 11

Location hidden

#138 May 16, 2014
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>The problem between us is encompassed in your first sentence. And your plane analogy is flawed. If we don't do something about global warming, the whole world crashes.
You see global warming as a religion, I see it as a hoax!
You see terrorist attack as a criminal act ,I see it as an act of war.
You see Obama's policies good for America, I see a socialist agenda.
You say tax the rich more, I say they pay more then their share.
How close am I?
Storm Warning

De Forest, WI

#139 May 17, 2014
Retired SOF wrote:
<quoted text>
You see global warming as a religion, I see it as a hoax!
You see terrorist attack as a criminal act ,I see it as an act of war.
You see Obama's policies good for America, I see a socialist agenda.
You say tax the rich more, I say they pay more then their share.
How close am I?
this turd guy is a real left wingnut the kochs ought to arrange fiberglass toilet paper for him
Storm Warning

De Forest, WI

#140 May 17, 2014
wolf turds everywhere

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Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#143 May 17, 2014
RayOne wrote:
What is the WhiteHouse planning to do with the money Obama has collected in the fund raising tour?
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Is this how you react to....GOP MAILER : Become a Benghazi Watchdog....Campaign Contributions Encouraged.....C'mon Man?

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Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#144 May 17, 2014
Retired SOF wrote:
<quoted text>
You see global warming as a religion, I see it as a hoax!
You see terrorist attack as a criminal act ,I see it as an act of war.
You see Obama's policies good for America, I see a socialist agenda.
You say tax the rich more, I say they pay more then their share.
How close am I?
See any U.S. Dollar devaluation, you Scumbag?

Level 3

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#145 May 17, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>oh sweetie...are you going to tryt o think for yourself again?
can you wait till i make popcorn?
Is this all you still have, insults. I win again. You're sure not much to argue with Don Joe.

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Since: Nov 08

Paris

#146 May 17, 2014
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text> See any U.S. Dollar devaluation, you Scumbag?
Uh yes, the price of food, the price of fuel, the price of utilities, the price of clothing.........the price of your idiot in chief running around still campaigning.

Level 3

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#147 May 17, 2014
foster wrote:
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This is a result of you using words you don't understand, like Communist and Marxist
My, my, my........your A game went to hell in a handbasket turnip.

Level 2

Since: Feb 08

Hypoluxo Fl

#148 May 17, 2014
TerryE wrote:
And I presume you, being an erudite, reasonable, politically up to speed,liberal, socialist wouldn't mind a bit?
You spent yours and now you want mine!
Regards, Terri
<quoted text>
I don't want your ignorance and stupidity.

Level 3

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#149 May 17, 2014
Mykro wrote:
<quoted text>I don't want your ignorance and stupidity.
I agree, you already have too much.

Since: Jan 09

Central NJ

#150 May 17, 2014
You can expect them anytime you make your extremely biased remarks! I don't want to live in a replication of the old Soviet Union!
You spent yours and now you want mine!
Regards, Terri
Mykro wrote:
<quoted text>I don't want your ignorance and stupidity.

“bar0ckalypse n0w”

Since: Mar 10

Huntington, NY

#151 May 17, 2014
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Level 2

Since: Feb 08

Hypoluxo Fl

#152 May 17, 2014
TerryE wrote:
You can expect them anytime you make your extremely biased remarks! I don't want to live in a replication of the old Soviet Union!
You spent yours and now you want mine!
Regards, Terri
<quoted text>
There isn't a thing you possess that I would ever want. By the way frightwingnut, you're the one that posts biased teabag bullshit constantly. Hypocrite.

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