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Bush_Eats_Beef Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-19-05 10:09 AM
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6. I have to agree with that...
I understand that one of the cornerstones of human behavior is that we are motivated by two things:

1). The desire to seek pleasure

2). The desire to avoid pain

...and everything else is essentially a variant of those two categories. We really don't take action for any other reason.

However, while pain at the pump may spur alternative fuel legislation...and I use the term "may" loosely...there are plenty of people who were in pain from George W. Bush's "strong, and gettin' STRONGER" economy BEFORE the recent price hikes.

I drove by the local Chevron station yesterday, and after several days of waffling, they raised the price on Supreme from "2.99 & 9/10ths" to "3.03 & 9/10ths."

For people who are struggling to pay rent and keep food on the table, I have a real challenge seeing this as "good."
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