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saracat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-06-08 12:44 AM
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4. And Obama is saving us what? Nothing?
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  -It's $28 "in total" saved for the entire 90 Days, aka 3 Months- Don't be HILLwinked! FrenchieCat  May-06-08 12:38 AM   #0 
  - Too stupid to see that it's about windfall profits taxes.  The_Casual_Observer   May-06-08 12:40 AM   #1 
  - And when will those windfall profits taxes be passed, Hillbot?  thecatburgler   May-06-08 12:48 AM   #9 
  - Yeah, I'm sure Congress & Bush will be all over it by the end of summer.  Justitia   May-06-08 12:51 AM   #14 
  - And the transformation is complete  mcctatas   May-06-08 12:55 AM   #20 
  - Obama is on board with that...  casus belli   May-06-08 01:03 AM   #23 
  - too blind to see that that's a fake proposal?  cali   May-06-08 07:45 AM   #36 
  - And that's assuming you don't use public transportation.  chascarrillo   May-06-08 12:43 AM   #2 
  - They've officially jumped the shark with this one.  thecatburgler   May-06-08 12:43 AM   #3 
  - Cause they don't take advice from "elite" Economists.......  FrenchieCat   May-06-08 12:45 AM   #5 
     - Paul Krugman  malletgirl02   May-06-08 12:46 AM   #8 
  - And Obama is saving us what? Nothing?  saracat   May-06-08 12:44 AM   #4 
  - He just doesn't think we should go down that bad road.  SeattleGirl   May-06-08 12:45 AM   #6 
  - He's saving us from FantasyLand-SpaceMountain pandering, for one.  VolcanoJen   May-06-08 12:46 AM   #7 
  - Yeah , right. And his parents were brought together by Selma too. Talk about fantasy.  saracat   May-06-08 12:48 AM   #10 
     - Nice subject change.  VolcanoJen   May-06-08 12:52 AM   #16 
        - I'm just glad that there are certain folks I simply ignore........  FrenchieCat   May-06-08 02:04 AM   #27 
           - If you dare to critique the Hail-Pander thrown by The Queen, expect "SELMA!!!!!" as a response.  VolcanoJen   May-06-08 02:13 AM   #29 
  - He pushed for something similar when he was in the Illinois  nadinbrzezinski   May-06-08 12:49 AM   #11 
  - saracat, honest to god, are the roads here in AZ not bad enough for you?  thecatburgler   May-06-08 12:50 AM   #13 
  - Don't know much about how IDOT is funded do you?  saracat   May-06-08 01:06 PM   #37 
     - About 75% from the Federal Highway fund.  thecatburgler   May-06-08 01:11 PM   #38 
        - The point is the funds are already allotted and had been years ago . There are other sources of  saracat   May-06-08 01:29 PM   #39 
           - Years ago??!? Do you have any idea how budgets work?  thecatburgler   May-06-08 01:39 PM   #40 
              - Yes. And I just met with some folks at ADOT. Get over yourself.  saracat   May-06-08 01:40 PM   #41 
  - He is saving us a shitload of construction jobs and from falling bridges & road deaths.  Justitia   May-06-08 12:53 AM   #18 
  - To some people $28 is alot of money.  pirhana   May-06-08 12:49 AM   #12 
  - What kind of cars do they drive and how much??? It's not even 10 gallons of gas.  TahitiNut   May-06-08 12:53 AM   #19 
     - Did I say anything about gas? Do you really believe there are people in this country that wouldn't  pirhana   May-06-08 01:05 AM   #25 
        - An extra $28?  NewHampshireDem   May-06-08 02:12 AM   #28 
  - It's NOT even that! That's a myth, too. The prices would go up immediately.  TahitiNut   May-06-08 12:52 AM   #15 
  - Exactly - I just did my calculation  RamboLiberal   May-06-08 12:53 AM   #17 
  - Plus, there's no way in hell Chimpy will sign a windfall profits tax!  thecatburgler   May-06-08 01:01 AM   #22 
  - The bigger point is it doesn't matter if it WAS $30 a month  casus belli   May-06-08 01:00 AM   #21 
  - Kick for the mathematically challenged  TragedyandHope   May-06-08 01:03 AM   #24 
  - $28 average over 90 days is a best case scenario.  Walter Sobchak   May-06-08 01:14 AM   #26 
  - It's a shell game, like Obama said......  FrenchieCat   May-06-08 03:13 AM   #30 
  - .  quantass   May-06-08 03:25 AM   #31 
  - It's worse than that. Hillary's acting like if we don't get this specific $28 we will get no tax  ecdab   May-06-08 04:33 AM   #32 
  - Well, we know she's shameless......  FrenchieCat   May-06-08 07:38 AM   #33 
  - Well for me it is $0.00 because I am a good progressive  LibFromWV   May-06-08 07:41 AM   #34 
  - the repercussions will cause the price to jump much higher than the savings will cover.  meow mix   May-06-08 07:45 AM   #35 

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