Democrats fall short on bid to kill big oil's tax breaks
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#1 May 18, 2011
That's right. Increase taxes on Big Oil. Surely that will lower the price of a gallon of gas.
BTW: Big Oil makes about 2 cents on a gallon of gas, the government makes 18 cents from taxes on a gallon of gas.
#2 May 18, 2011
There you have Democrats--we have problems with a high price for a commodity, so let's tax exploration for new sources of that commodity more. Stupid hardly begins to explain this.
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