why i hate politics, part MCMCVLXIIII

so. i know two things. first, capitalism is a good thing. and, second, things are usually more complicated than they appear. but, on the cusp of $4 per gallon of gas…

Republicans block Democrats\’ attempt to impose windfall profits tax on oil companies

oh, and:

Separately, Democrats also failed to get Republican support for a proposal to extend tax breaks for wind, solar and other alternative energy development, and for the promotion of energy efficiency and conservation. The tax breaks have either expired or are scheduled to end this year.


(courtesy of the supposed red star. natch.)







3 responses to “why i hate politics, part MCMCVLXIIII”

  1. Mandy Avatar

    Oh, to be “on the cusp” of $4/gal again…which was only about a month ago, come to think of it.

  2. alex Avatar

    But… but… Rupert Murdoch said that the war would pay for itself by driving down the price of oil to $20 a barrel, so that’s gotta be coming any day now, right? Right?
    Oh well, at least Kucinich is out there doing his damn job. Even if no one cares.

  3. wadE Avatar

    it’s hard to believe that the world we be a better place if the leader of the free world was a short funny looking guy who believes in UFOs… but it probably would be a better place…

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