19 May '11, 11pm

Senate votes down bill to end oil company subsidies, see how they voted and who gets oil money

Senate votes down bill to end oil company subsidies, see how they voted and who gets oil money

It was always going to be difficult defending the economy from vandals with poorly thought out ideas and mob mentality chants. Consider, what would occur if the leftists and crazies got their way? Remove oil company subsidies. The oil companies simply move offshore or lack the profits to risk US exploration. The result, less oil and higher prices, since all oil will now be foreign. So EV's should do very well? Not in reality, because the nation will be in deep recession, lacking the capital to develop new industries or technologies, and requiring the taxpayer to bear the full burden of retirees on an unprecedented scale. More tax, less productivity. As the US economy begins to slide, exporters to the US start to fail, the PRC ramps up It's cheapest energy resource, coal, to compensate. (that's great for the environment) A world economic recession begins to hit home hard. T...

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