09 Aug '11, 7pm

The Simplest Multi-Billion Dollar Budget Cut of All: Oil Subsidies

Photo credit: mikebaird via Flickr /CC BY If you're looking for compelling evidence that GOP power brokers don't really care about reducing the deficit -- beyond purporting to do so in order to push their anti-government spending narrative, of course -- look no further than the party's stance on oil subsidies . For all the Republicans' bellowing about cutting government spending, when Democrats had the audacity to suggest that we stop the practice of sending taxpayer money to some of the most profitable companies on the planet, they fought tooth and nail to preserve the status quo. Now, with a committee being appointed to trim some $1 trillion from the budget -- and knowing that we could reduce the deficit by $100 billion simply by edging out a tax cut that lines the pockets of the likes of Exxon and Chevron -- will they have the chutzpah to continue to fight to preserve w...

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