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John “Chuckles” McCain: Politician, Panderer, Or Humorist?

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

The McCain campaign wants us to believe that their recent attack ads are simply an attempt to inject a little humor into the 2008 election. Yes, we're supposed to conclude that a campaign with a significant fund raising disadvantage has decided to magnanimously toss money down the drain to make ...

9 Out Of 10 Say High Gas Prices Will Cause Serious Hardship

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Can I get a "No Shit Sherlock" from the group? A recent AP-Yahoo poll shows that consumers don't have a rosy outlook for their financial futures any time soon. Because of high gas prices. From cancelled vacations to finding new jobs, people are struggling to cope with the high price of fuel. ...

The Public Transit Paradox

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

On paper, public transportation is a fantastic idea. You can move more people with less vehicles. You can move more people with less energy. You can keep less vehicles on the road, causing a decrease in emissions and pollution. And you can offer low cost transit to people who can't ...

$12 Per Gallon Gas is Cool With Republicans

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

Not that you need to hear this but every single energy bill in recent years where Big Brother Oil was involved has taken a nose dive in the ring of our nations government. Things that make you go Hmmm? Current legislation would have imposed heavy taxes on Big Brother Oil if ...

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

I'm having a hard time reconciling this (Arcadia CA, 6/6/08): With this. Do people who dwell in Washington have any sort of clue whatsoever? Nevermind, strictly rhetorical.

Gas Profits Not High Enough for Exxon

Sunday, May 25th, 2008

You see it in the papers and news reports all the time that the price of gas at the pump is market driven but that is not the complete truth. All of the good old boys on Wall Street and in the boardrooms of big oil companies would prefer to ...

People vs. OPEC

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

I’m sure that all across corporate America in the executive offices of the CEO’s of all the big oil companies could be heard one phrase today. “Ut Ohhhhh!” Congress today passed legislation allowing the creation of banks of lawyers to sue the pants off of OPEC members and investigate price gouging by ...

Gas Prices, Gas Bags, & The Gas Chamber

Monday, May 19th, 2008

No doubt the current energy crunch is a complex equation. A number of factors likely contribute to the rising price of gasoline in the United States. As I understand it, they include the rapidly expanding consumer demand (including China and India), the fact that the U.S. hasn't built a new ...

Bush Feels Your Pain at the Pump?

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

President Bush today let the American people know that he is right on top of things with the rising gas prices. Then again, no, he really didn’t. But he did acknowledge that it’s a problem for the working class of America. Then again, no, he really didn’t. I’m pretty sure ...

Party’s Over

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

I had to laugh today as I read Ken's great post about mewling Congress critters having to give up their gas guzzlers. Once again, the average Joe/Jane is leading the trend, and the fat, self preservation cats, who are supposedly guiding us, are somewhere out in left right field... or ...