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MannyGoldstein Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-06-11 11:37 PM
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41. Remember "Any bill I sign must include a public option"?
Edited on Fri May-06-11 11:38 PM by MannyGoldstein
Is that you, CandidateObama? Want to get re-elected so you can give trillions more of middle-class tax dollars to bankers?

Time to put on your comfortable shoes, methinks.
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  -Obama Calls for End of Oil Subsidies kpete  May-06-11 05:15 PM   #0 
  - The GOP will fight to the death for Big Oil.  Faygo Kid   May-06-11 05:27 PM   #1 
  - The Grand Oil Party? Yep. I don't think the Dems will fight too hard for us either. nt  valerief   May-06-11 05:33 PM   #2 
  - Why didn't Obama mention this when he had the huge mandate after '08 election?  defendandprotect   May-07-11 01:03 AM   #45 
     - I'd also like to know the answer to that question - is this just more campaign rhetoric?  txlibdem   May-07-11 07:23 AM   #64 
        - I get the feeling he was just stockpiling for re-election  RedCloud   May-07-11 12:07 PM   #76 
           - His deal making on RENEWING the tax cuts for wealthy seem in conflict with his new viewpoint?  defendandprotect   May-07-11 02:42 PM   #87 
  - Faygo  vt_native   May-06-11 06:35 PM   #12 
  - Good. I hope they die. nt  Enthusiast   May-07-11 05:59 AM   #54 
  - Of couse. And, obviously, "we all" includes President Obama.  No Elephants   May-07-11 06:16 AM   #56 
  - $5 Billion is the equivalent of $16 per person, per year in the U.S.  Stuttgart77   May-07-11 12:33 PM   #79 
     - You sound like George AWOL Bush  tabasco   May-07-11 08:13 PM   #92 
        - Did you not hear me?  Stuttgart77   May-07-11 08:37 PM   #94 
  - Give them hell Barack  era veteran   May-06-11 05:40 PM   #3 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   May-06-11 05:41 PM   #4 
  - Well, Good for Obama. Looks like he wants to serve a second term.  JDPriestly   May-06-11 05:57 PM   #5 
  - Did you mean country? But I also understand the United  WHEN CRABS ROAR   May-06-11 07:57 PM   #20 
  - I did mean country. I wonder sometimes what is with my spelling  JDPriestly   May-06-11 11:50 PM   #43 
     - For a minute I thought you were running a solar power company...  goodnews   May-07-11 01:03 PM   #81 
        - Call me skeptical. In reality he just gave oil a big boost  goodnews   May-07-11 01:09 PM   #82 
  - +1-- While he's in this mood, maybe someone should whisper MEDICARE FOR ALL in his ear?  defendandprotect   May-06-11 08:08 PM   #22 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-07-11 12:20 PM   #77 
  - Too bad this won't go anywhere with this Congress  neverforget   May-06-11 05:58 PM   #6 
  - That's why Obama can say it n/t  dflprincess   May-06-11 10:47 PM   #37 
  - +1 ---  defendandprotect   May-07-11 01:03 AM   #46 
  - +1. See also, stories at links in Reply # 50.  No Elephants   May-07-11 06:11 AM   #55 
  - And that is the game he plays. nt  goodnews   May-07-11 01:13 PM   #83 
  - I thought the house just voted to keep the loopholes. nt.  mucifer   May-06-11 06:04 PM   #7 
  - I wouldn't hold my breath.....  lib2DaBone   May-06-11 06:06 PM   #8 
  - Gobama!  closeupready   May-06-11 06:07 PM   #9 
  - We could balance the budget by taxing oil company profits 50%.  Initech   May-06-11 06:13 PM   #10 
  - We should confiscate their wealth given the environmental damage they've done to planet --!!  defendandprotect   May-06-11 08:05 PM   #21 
  - Great political initiative even if the congress doesn't act.  cosmicone   May-06-11 06:14 PM   #11 
  - This is why oil is down 15% or so this week  Gman   May-06-11 06:38 PM   #13 
  - How will the the poor oil companies make it?  TPaine7   May-06-11 06:54 PM   #14 
  - Long overdue call, and I applaud it...  Auggie   May-06-11 07:15 PM   #15 
  - Big oil must at least be worried, they're running a lot of TV ads  groundloop   May-06-11 07:37 PM   #18 
     - Raising taxes on gasoline consumers pay at the pump is a different issue entirely  No Elephants   May-07-11 07:20 AM   #63 
  - 'Bout Time! K&R!  DRex   May-06-11 07:29 PM   #16 
  - About time... Too bad the Grand Oil Party will never go for it! n/t  RoccoR5955   May-06-11 07:30 PM   #17 
  - FDR should have NATIONALIZED oil in the 1940's .... unfortunately,  defendandprotect   May-06-11 07:56 PM   #19 
  - Is there a link to he wanted to nationalize?  Muskypundit   May-07-11 03:03 AM   #49 
     - Something like nationalizing oil would not likely have been part of any  No Elephants   May-07-11 05:17 AM   #51 
     - Re your comments ...  defendandprotect   May-07-11 02:53 PM   #89 
     - I did a (very) little poking around. This link says  No Elephants   May-07-11 07:38 AM   #65 
     - We've just recently had this go-around here -- and someone did pull it up ...  defendandprotect   May-07-11 02:45 PM   #88 
  - "unwarranted subsidies" means nothing to the low-informed. Call them BigOil Bailouts  wordpix   May-06-11 08:54 PM   #23 
  - "...close tax loopholes for large oil companies..."  unkachuck   May-06-11 09:06 PM   #24 
  - $75?? Is that all?  Beartracks   May-06-11 09:25 PM   #25 
  - Typo on NY Times part.  ohbill   May-06-11 09:32 PM   #29 
     - Wait -- so by tax credit, you mean...  Beartracks   May-06-11 10:38 PM   #34 
        - It's a tax "credit", so it's not necessarily free money.  ohbill   May-06-11 10:55 PM   #39 
           - Cool, thanks. n/t  Beartracks   May-06-11 11:48 PM   #42 
  - Good luck with that - it ain't gonna happen unless we take back the House...  polichick   May-06-11 09:27 PM   #26 
  - The Big Oil Party will not allow this to happen.  sarcasmo   May-06-11 09:28 PM   #27 
  - Source is wrong: it's not $75 tax rebate, it's "Up to $7500" tax rebate to buy an electric car  txlibdem   May-06-11 09:31 PM   #28 
  - Thanks for posting this-  IronicNews   May-06-11 10:43 PM   #36 
     - I know, right? In many parts of the nation you can't bring the family out to dinner for $75  txlibdem   May-07-11 07:19 AM   #62 
  - Good start....noiw stick with it and then head down to Florida...  Moostache   May-06-11 09:55 PM   #30 
  - Right! Mustache!  angel2   May-07-11 11:01 AM   #73 
  - !  lonestarnot   May-06-11 10:02 PM   #31 
  - K&R  ck4829   May-06-11 10:27 PM   #32 
  - I knew he was a traitor!!!!  Rage for Order   May-06-11 10:35 PM   #33 
  - Waiting to see what actually happens (if anything) may be prudent.  No Elephants   May-07-11 06:22 AM   #57 
  - Really?  IronicNews   May-06-11 10:41 PM   #35 
  - They're sucking us dry & add in the speculators.  Historic NY   May-06-11 10:50 PM   #38 
  - WHAT A DARING STANCE!! : /  OKDem08   May-06-11 11:19 PM   #40 
  - Remember "Any bill I sign must include a public option"?  MannyGoldstein   May-06-11 11:37 PM   #41 
  - Obama in campaign mode  MilesColtrane   May-07-11 12:51 AM   #44 
  - Yup. n/t  progressoid   May-07-11 01:19 AM   #47 
  - k&r  Tripod   May-07-11 01:23 AM   #48 
  - actually, uh, no. what obama is doing is slashing corporate taxes (that's the plan,  inna   May-07-11 03:30 AM   #50 
  - WOW. Thanks for those links.  No Elephants   May-07-11 05:43 AM   #53 
  - K&R  PuffedMica   May-07-11 05:28 AM   #52 
  - Woo Hoo!  Shadowflash   May-07-11 06:33 AM   #58 
  - That was a typo from the source article  txlibdem   May-07-11 07:45 AM   #66 
  - Watch them use this as an excuse to raise prices.  Sirveri   May-07-11 06:37 AM   #59 
  - Good, now let's see what Congress will do with this.  Cass   May-07-11 06:51 AM   #60 
  - if the republicans don't kill this, the opec nations will  mopinko   May-07-11 07:09 AM   #61 
  - Now the commodities. Corn and wheat prices have doubled.  russspeakeasy   May-07-11 09:09 AM   #67 
  - Obama is right, of course  90-percent   May-07-11 09:33 AM   #68 
  - The solution to high prices at the pump is to do something that will increase prices at the pump  slackmaster   May-07-11 09:34 AM   #69 
  - To recoup that 5 billion all they have to do  madville   May-07-11 10:09 AM   #70 
  - Ah, he's too good at this. He'll probably get re-elected. -nt-  DireStrike   May-07-11 10:11 AM   #71 
  - Hope it's a beginning--  angel2   May-07-11 10:27 AM   #72 
  - Oh, yeah, Congress will jump on that. NOT. nt  valerief   May-07-11 11:53 AM   #74 
  - $5B - how many schools could that help?  dana_b   May-07-11 12:02 PM   #75 
  - Now THAT'S the Obama I voted for  Taverner   May-07-11 12:31 PM   #78 
  - It sounds good but I dont think it is possible. nm  rhett o rick   May-07-11 12:55 PM   #80 
  - About time. I have ZERO confidence this will ever happen, but people  AllyCat   May-07-11 01:13 PM   #84 
  - He says one thing and does another. His "splendid" little war with  goodnews   May-07-11 01:17 PM   #85 
  - We should institute an emergency oil profits tax.  MessiahRp   May-07-11 01:30 PM   #86 
  - If anyone can do it, President Obama can. n/t  Lindsey   May-07-11 03:23 PM   #90 
  - That would result in oil drying up for the entire U.S.  Stuttgart77   May-07-11 07:27 PM   #91 
     - They can't win that war really.  MessiahRp   May-08-11 01:54 AM   #96 
        - Of course they can't win it.  Stuttgart77   May-08-11 11:13 AM   #97 
           - Do you understand Supply and Demand?  MessiahRp   May-08-11 02:18 PM   #98 
              - Do you understand less world demand for the U.S. Dollar?  Stuttgart77   May-09-11 10:41 AM   #99 
  - kick!  shanti   May-07-11 08:30 PM   #93 
  - It's about time to start to end corporate welfare.  Hieronymus   May-07-11 08:43 PM   #95 
  - Kick.  sarcasmo   May-09-11 06:20 PM   #100 
 

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