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H2O Man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-19-10 10:33 PM
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30. Yes.
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  -Should the oil and gas industry be nationalized in the USA? mix  Jun-19-10 08:06 PM   #0 
  - A long time ago  madokie   Jun-19-10 08:10 PM   #1 
  - I agree.  mix   Jun-19-10 08:31 PM   #3 
     - Reinvest all of it into public transportation and clean energy.  Jkid   Jun-19-10 08:38 PM   #5 
        - excellent ideas nt  mix   Jun-19-10 08:51 PM   #7 
  - Most definitely n/t  Catherina   Jun-19-10 08:28 PM   #2 
  - the oil and gas belong to American citizens??? darn socialists, the conservadems wont allow it nt  msongs   Jun-19-10 08:34 PM   #4 
  - Yes. It's a question of National Security. nt  onehandle   Jun-19-10 08:39 PM   #6 
  - I voted yes howevwer with compensation.  Statistical   Jun-19-10 08:55 PM   #8 
  - Yes but ...............  kratos12   Jun-19-10 09:10 PM   #9 
  - dream man! nt  mix   Jun-19-10 09:21 PM   #11 
  - No  WeDidIt   Jun-19-10 09:11 PM   #10 
  - I used to say crazy shit like that, too.  immune   Jun-19-10 09:35 PM   #12 
  - It's known as common sense.  Cleita   Jun-19-10 09:46 PM   #14 
     - Capital should also be nationalized  immune   Jun-19-10 09:52 PM   #18 
        - I believe it was at one time. We had gold at Ft. Knox to back our  Cleita   Jun-19-10 09:53 PM   #20 
           - Yep, its private alright  immune   Jun-19-10 09:58 PM   #23 
              - Oh, I'll bet the Pentagon has a story to tell about that, but of course,  Cleita   Jun-19-10 10:03 PM   #25 
                 - You may be onto something.  immune   Jun-19-10 10:13 PM   #27 
  - A wise man will change his mind. A fool never will.  Scuba   Jun-20-10 04:17 AM   #32 
  - Not only gas and oil but all extraction industries too, like mining and  Cleita   Jun-19-10 09:38 PM   #13 
  - No, but it should be strictly regulated, and there should not be  Joe Fields   Jun-19-10 09:48 PM   #15 
  - Dreamer.  Cleita   Jun-19-10 09:50 PM   #16 
     - lol now look who is dreaming. What you propose stands less of  Joe Fields   Jun-20-10 08:35 AM   #37 
        - I'm not disagreeing with you there. Both of what we want is dreaming. n/t  Cleita   Jun-20-10 11:38 AM   #42 
  - How bout we just try actually regulating them for a while first. See how that goes...  leeroysphitz   Jun-19-10 09:51 PM   #17 
  - History lesson.  Cleita   Jun-19-10 09:58 PM   #22 
  - No, but the electric car, wind turbine, and solar panel industry should be. n/t  theophilus   Jun-19-10 09:52 PM   #19 
  - I have to disagree with you.  Cleita   Jun-19-10 10:01 PM   #24 
     - You might be right. Time will tell, it's just that we have been waiting of electric  theophilus   Jun-19-10 10:11 PM   #26 
        - Here's the deal.  Cleita   Jun-19-10 10:28 PM   #29 
  - Permitting an underregulated free market to govern the allocation of energy and healthcare, is like  DailyGrind51   Jun-19-10 09:57 PM   #21 
  - I think it should be banned entirely.  hunter   Jun-19-10 10:16 PM   #28 
  - Yes.  H2O Man   Jun-19-10 10:33 PM   #30 
  - Absolutely not  taught_me_patience   Jun-19-10 11:23 PM   #31 
  - And other extraction industries too.  Scuba   Jun-20-10 04:17 AM   #33 
  - To do so  dipsydoodle   Jun-20-10 04:34 AM   #34 
  - BP & Goldman Sachs were partners in the price speculation in 2008  lib2DaBone   Jun-20-10 06:32 AM   #35 
  - Better idea would be to nationalize the energy industry  rucky   Jun-20-10 06:43 AM   #36 
  - The people in the Middle East live in total poverty while resources are right below their feet.  AnArmyVeteran   Jun-20-10 08:48 AM   #38 
  - Well said, great post nt  mix   Jun-20-10 10:04 AM   #39 
  - No. But stricter regulation, and strict enforcement of those regulations, with high-dollar fines,  Honeycombe8   Jun-20-10 10:56 AM   #40 
  - Why should such important resources as oil and gas and their profits go to private entities? nt  mix   Jun-20-10 11:07 AM   #41 
     - Why not? As long as its government regulated. The service to customers is  Honeycombe8   Jun-21-10 08:16 PM   #45 
  - UPDATE: I took several real world "polls" informally  mix   Jun-21-10 07:47 PM   #43 
  - Why not? It's our oil.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jun-21-10 07:51 PM   #44 

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