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The President's Alternate Universe

Richard1843 Wrote: Nov 05, 2012 11:23 PM
So, I have one simple question for all of you libtards. What is it EXACTLY that you LIKE about DOUBLE the price of GAS?
TX Gal Wrote: Nov 05, 2012 11:43 PM
I like it because I work in the oil & gas industry. If the price of oil isn't up there, we don't drill.

You do know that gas was at about 1.85/gal when Bush took office, and rose to almost $4/gal during his presidency, right? And also do you know that the economy was tanking when Obama took office, and that's why gas dropped so low?
Ress Wrote: Nov 05, 2012 11:26 PM
They won't answer so I'll answer for them.

They like it because it will make people drive less and slow the economy in general, thereby saving the planet from the horrors of global warming.
mary anne24 Wrote: Nov 05, 2012 11:33 PM
What we are seeing here in NYC (and I know it is caused by hurricane this time) feels like a preview of Obama's America - once his energy policies go through.

Lines for gas? People waiting hours!!!! It is bad and people are complaining left and right...

Remember when Republicans pounced on President Obama's July remark that his economic planned "worked"?  Democrats went ballistic, accusing conservatives of taking the president's words "out of context."  He was referring to President Clinton's tax policies, you see, not his programs, per se.  That was the argument, which I contended was a tacit admission that his plans hadn't worked.  Well, guess what The One had to say in Wisconsin just today?

We tried our ideas. They worked. The economy grew. We created jobs. Deficits went down. We tried their ideas. They didn't work. The economy...