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bluestarone

(17,562 posts)
Thu May 19, 2022, 01:08 PM May 2022

I know it more than likely can't happen, BUT

I would love to see the Biden administration say to the American people, that They will SUE the oil companies, and if they succeed they will return every penny to the American people, in the form as fuel rebates!

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I know it more than likely can't happen, BUT (Original Post) bluestarone May 2022 OP
They are price gouging the American consumers on purpose.... ProudMNDemocrat May 2022 #1
AREE!! bluestarone May 2022 #2
Seconded mahina May 2022 #3
repugs are knocking down everything that Pres. Biden and the Democratic Caucus are passing, SWBTATTReg May 2022 #4
How much do you think it would be per person (remember oil companies operate internationally)? Hoyt May 2022 #5
I have no idea (over my head) BUT bluestarone May 2022 #6
If we can cut our driving in half we cut the cost to our pocketbook. pwb May 2022 #7

ProudMNDemocrat

(17,336 posts)
1. They are price gouging the American consumers on purpose....
Thu May 19, 2022, 01:11 PM
May 2022

To fund Republican campaign coffers who will BLAME the higher prices on Joe.

bluestarone

(17,562 posts)
2. AREE!!
Thu May 19, 2022, 01:14 PM
May 2022

WE want our money back NOW! Would be interesting. Just the headline would help Democrats win the election! (i think)

mahina

(18,134 posts)
3. Seconded
Thu May 19, 2022, 01:23 PM
May 2022

As far as popular support, yeah I think this would be a winner. I haven’t really thought through unintended consequences of reaching into business decisions.

How do they figure they can bypass demand decline attached to price creases? Don’t they see that this just makes renewables a better deal?

I’m guessing they have enough power of computation and quants, must have decided that the short term benefit is worth the risk for them. Praying they are wrong.

SWBTATTReg

(22,696 posts)
4. repugs are knocking down everything that Pres. Biden and the Democratic Caucus are passing,
Thu May 19, 2022, 01:24 PM
May 2022

so we'll look 'bad' later. Note the baby formula efforts being knocked down by republicans this a.m.

What other underhanded measures are they (repugs) pulling too, in order to make us look bad?

Party over country, eh? A sickening and pathetic way to run a national political party. No wonder ex-republicans are fleeing the gop.

bluestarone

(17,562 posts)
6. I have no idea (over my head) BUT
Thu May 19, 2022, 01:32 PM
May 2022

Still could be interesting holding public hearings in the House at least? Could be a winner for our elections, even if we don't receive much money.

pwb

(11,770 posts)
7. If we can cut our driving in half we cut the cost to our pocketbook.
Thu May 19, 2022, 01:48 PM
May 2022

And reduce the profits of the Wealth class owned Oil corporations. The cost of gas may now make people who can change that daily trip to once a week? Car pooling can cut the cost going to work, if possible. Going slower, accelerating slower helps too. If individuals fight back and conserve corporations notice. I will be staying put more for sure.

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