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Obama Can't Feel Your Pain at the Pump

thenakedemperor Wrote: Apr 06, 2012 10:22 PM
Oli Garch does not understand all the complaints about large corporations that pay little or no state or federal income tax.

The price at the pump has increased 28% in just the last four months, 116% since Barack Obama took office. 

The reaction from the White House and the Democrats? 

Punish the energy industry with $85.5 billion in new taxes – a penalty that will further discourage domestic production and sure to be passed on to consumers driving prices even higher.

The President says that oil and gas should pay their "fair share."  I did a little checking and found that the industry pays an average 41.1% of net income in taxes compared to 26.5% for...