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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-14-11 11:45 AM
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18. They don;t care if we forgot or remembered.. there's moolah to be made
and they know we still need to drive to work, and they don't care if it's a hardship to us.

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  -Are Goldman Sachs traders bidding up the price of oil again? kentuck  Jan-14-11 09:50 AM   #0 
  - Of course they are  katnapped   Jan-14-11 09:51 AM   #1 
  - YEP  Broderick   Jan-14-11 09:54 AM   #2 
     - They are a good thing.  Autumn   Jan-14-11 09:56 AM   #4 
        - Not a bit  Broderick   Jan-14-11 10:01 AM   #8 
           - It hurts us all. The only ones who don't  Autumn   Jan-14-11 10:07 AM   #14 
           - Good post.  Frank Booth   Jan-14-11 10:10 AM   #16 
  - When they own the politicians they will never be prosecuted. Greed, plain ole Greed.  sarcasmo   Jan-14-11 09:55 AM   #3 
  - Bloodsucking scum  somone   Jan-14-11 09:57 AM   #5 
  - Goldman Sachs has no more control over the price of oil than you or I do (nt)  Nye Bevan   Jan-14-11 09:58 AM   #6 
  - So, oil speculation doesn't exist in your world?  Sal Minella   Jan-14-11 10:01 AM   #9 
     - The status quo apologists never admit to things like that.  hobbit709   Jan-14-11 10:05 AM   #12 
     - Changing the status quo would be dandy  Terry in Austin   Jan-14-11 02:24 PM   #28 
     - Plenty of people were speculating on internet stocks in 2000.  Nye Bevan   Jan-14-11 11:59 AM   #19 
        - People can choose to buy or not to buy stocks.  Sal Minella   Jan-14-11 12:15 PM   #22 
  - Plus, the U.S. is exporting more and more gasoline, which  Sal Minella   Jan-14-11 09:59 AM   #7 
  - Delete  kentuck   Jan-14-11 10:02 AM   #10 
  - Next silly question?  hobbit709   Jan-14-11 10:04 AM   #11 
  - Stay tuned.  kentuck   Jan-14-11 10:05 AM   #13 
  - They Figure The American Public Got Used To The $3.00/gal Price.....  global1   Jan-14-11 10:09 AM   #15 
  - Oil is traded the same way most other commodities are.  badtoworse   Jan-14-11 11:36 AM   #17 
  - They don;t care if we forgot or remembered.. there's moolah to be made  SoCalDem   Jan-14-11 11:45 AM   #18 
  - That enron loophole is working out really well for them  Capt_John   Jan-14-11 12:04 PM   #20 
  - What loophole is that?  badtoworse   Jan-14-11 12:12 PM   #21 
  - Wiki-speaks:  Sal Minella   Jan-14-11 12:18 PM   #23 
     - Fair enough. I thought it was something specific to oil futures  badtoworse   Jan-14-11 12:42 PM   #24 
  - Yup. Thanks to their "bag man" Phil Gramm (and his wife Wendy).  Waiting For Everyman   Jan-14-11 12:56 PM   #26 
  - There's a clue here  GliderGuider   Jan-14-11 12:51 PM   #25 
  - Speculation is the symptom, not the cause  Terry in Austin   Jan-14-11 02:22 PM   #27 
  - "gas is not going to remain cheap"  Sal Minella   Jan-14-11 03:56 PM   #30 
     - Short term, sure, no problem  Terry in Austin   Jan-14-11 06:40 PM   #31 
        - Of COURSE we have a problem with longer-term oil supply crunch.  Sal Minella   Jan-14-11 07:07 PM   #33 
  - They probably aren't making much difference  taught_me_patience   Jan-14-11 02:49 PM   #29 
  - Everyone knows they are I think they've admitted as much...  NotThisTime   Jan-14-11 07:02 PM   #32 
  - of course they are.  donheld   Jan-14-11 10:59 PM   #34 

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