quote: Would you buy a xx year old Prius or a VW Golf?
quote: If congress is giving tax credits to hybrid buyers, even your average Joe can purchase them, get the tax savings, without having to drink the Koolaid.
quote: I know plenty of Prius drivers that bought them on on the recommendation of their accountants.
quote: where u got that from? out of your ass ?
quote: most people in the US feel exactly the same way
quote: My guess is they don't pass our nanny-state safety regulations.
quote: "We may congratulate ourselves that this cruel war is nearing its end..."
quote: Your link somewhat contradicts you, while you are making a claim based on volume we don't necessarily care about that, gas is higher based on weight though they are very close.
quote: corporate welfare
quote: It is self-contradictory to believe in "no taxation without representation", support taxing corporations while opposing corporate subsidies, and at the same time say corporations should not be able to lobby.
quote: they are people paid to pay off politicians. the politicians they are paying off ARE THE REPRESENTATIVES THAT YOU VOTED FOR.
quote: Individuals are routinely taxed without any representation. We don't have lobbyists.
quote: Uh-huh. Which does nothing but promote more clearcutting of rainforest to grow sugarcane, and drives sugar prices up. Sugar is used in a lot of stuff you know.
quote: but then KEEP the oil taken from government owned land
quote: Finally, something out of Washington I can agree with.
quote: Finally, something out of Washington I can agree with
quote: Who woulda thought that Dems would be able to embrace Common Sense for once?
quote: And pay fair market prices? The populace would be in an uproar!
quote: gas tax goes to paying for upkeep on roads.
quote: Then maybe you should explain why the roads in NYC are the shittest roads I've ever seen ?
quote: Now you know why people have swiss bank accounts.
quote: many items have both a subsidy and a tax
quote: Earth to TeamSwitcher: You might want to read more.
quote: In the past few years there have been startling discoveries of new oil and natural gas deposits. Literally many hundreds of years worth.
quote: 39% of all corn produced in the U.S. goes to ethanol production
quote: Wouldn't it be better (cheaper) to just import the sugar ethanol from Brazil?