17 May '11, 8pm

Remember: 74% of Americans Want to End Big Oil Subsidies: Photo credit: mikebaird via Flickr/... th.bp #green #USRC

Remember: 74% of Americans Want to End Big Oil Subsidies: Photo credit: mikebaird via Flickr/... th.bp #green #USRC

While 0% of the Republicans in the House of Reps voted against extending multi-billion dollar subsidies for the nation's largest oil companies, 74% of Americans wish they hadn't. Remember, the most recent NBC/Wall Street Journal poll shows that a vast majority of Americans want to stop government handouts to the most profitable companies in the world. Keep that in mind as negotiations to strip tax breaks for Big Oil continue in the Senate.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/remember-74-perce...

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