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DefenseLawyer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-01-08 03:09 PM
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26. A holiday from reality n/t
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  -All Economists Despise 'Gas Tax Holiday', What With Its Hilarious Lack Of Logic Leo 9  Apr-30-08 02:10 PM   #0 
  - Hell, I think we should be gradually increasing the gas tax.  slick8790   Apr-30-08 02:12 PM   #1 
  - Not when the price of gas is already high  nebula   Apr-30-08 02:21 PM   #8 
     - Well that's why I'm not a politician.  slick8790   Apr-30-08 02:25 PM   #11 
        - No need to increase taxes  nebula   Apr-30-08 02:33 PM   #13 
  - As a resident of Minneapolis, whose bridge collapsed killing many of our  myrna minx   Apr-30-08 02:14 PM   #2 
  - she has already said it would only be done if she can make up the taxes elsewhere  Texas Hill Country   Apr-30-08 02:15 PM   #4 
     - But why tax other ways and shift the burden elsewhere when the proposal is  slick8790   Apr-30-08 02:20 PM   #7 
     - Yup she says that, but I am yet to hear her actually come up with a proposal.  futureliveshere   Apr-30-08 03:02 PM   #19 
  - All economists? your article cites a guy from Dubya's admin and a guy from Brookings... srsly?  Texas Hill Country   Apr-30-08 02:15 PM   #3 
  - Is it really not enough for you that her own supporter, Paul Krugman,  redqueen   Apr-30-08 02:19 PM   #6 
  - The old joke was that you lay all the economists in the world, head-to-toe, on the equator, and  shain from kane   Apr-30-08 02:23 PM   #9 
  - Hillary will see snake-oil to the people if it serves the moment -- she couldnt care less of America  quantass   Apr-30-08 02:18 PM   #5 
  - Pandering like McCain. Old School politics is so transparent!  FrenchieCat   Apr-30-08 02:25 PM   #10 
  - Hillary has suggested paying for this by making up the  paulk   Apr-30-08 02:28 PM   #12 
  - It's the old shell game  fifthoffive   Apr-30-08 02:59 PM   #18 
  - She will say anything to get elected. Old politics.  anonymous171   Apr-30-08 02:43 PM   #14 
  - You're pretending Clinton's and McCain's plan is the same. Krugman disagrees.  jobycom   Apr-30-08 02:48 PM   #15 
  - "Somebody needs to do something": So why isn't HRC actually "doing" anything  onenote   May-01-08 03:12 PM   #29 
  - Has anyone seen anything from even ONE economist who...  RichardRay   Apr-30-08 02:50 PM   #16 
  - Pablum for the sheeple. Hey it's a "HOLIDAY!!"  BlueManDude   Apr-30-08 02:52 PM   #17 
  - K & R!  Hope And Change   Apr-30-08 03:22 PM   #20 
  - Couple of points, and a simple question for Obama supporters  lumberjack_jeff   Apr-30-08 04:02 PM   #21 
  - The consumer catches the tax either way  Chulanowa   Apr-30-08 04:23 PM   #22 
  - That's not necessarily true.  lumberjack_jeff   Apr-30-08 05:20 PM   #23 
     - Market "logic" doesn't work with essentials  Chulanowa   May-01-08 03:06 PM   #25 
        - Probably not quite true...  RichardRay   May-01-08 03:11 PM   #28 
        - An $0.18 tax per gallon  lumberjack_jeff   May-01-08 03:57 PM   #31 
  - where is her proposal? How does this get done before Memorial Day  onenote   May-01-08 03:14 PM   #30 
  - Newsweek economist on AA radio (Ed Schultz)called it "stupid". n/t  dana_b   Apr-30-08 05:22 PM   #24 
  - A holiday from reality n/t  DefenseLawyer   May-01-08 03:09 PM   #26 
  - nice graphic.  FLDem5   May-01-08 03:10 PM   #27 

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