[SpamCop-Social] Re: Oil shortage
edb2000 at spamcop.net
Tue Sep 13 01:20:44 EDT 2005
Mr K. Mean wrote:
> Don Wannit wrote:
>> Y'know, it seems very interesting to me that the oil companies are
>> reporting record profits -- not record revenues, but record profits --
>> as gas & oil prices climb. They are making quite a windfall.
>> Am I the only one who remembers the Windfall Profits Tax in the '70s?
>> Really, WTF?
> Windfall Profits tax? Have you looked at the resumes of those making
> the rules right now? How many have former or present oil connections?
> And how many expect to be back at the oil companies once they leave?
Yup, exactly. Dubya, and the Best and Brightest he has surrounded
himself with, are all inseparately tied to both the oil industry and
to a particular mega-contracting company (whose name starts with H).
No, it's not surprising in the least the way things are going down.
Lack of surprise should not imply lack of outrage.
Don Wannit <edb2000 -at- spamcop.net>
A paid SpamCop user since 1999
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