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Old 03-03-2008, 09:24 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by bennelson View Post
I wish we paid closer to a "true cost" of gasoline.

Government subsidies and a lot of other factors effect the cost of price at the pump.

Just image what the price would actually be if we didn't throw wars over oil, broker weird trade deals over it, and have OPEC acting as an oil mafia?

Prices would be very different.
Removing government subsidies seems like it may help a lot of things. Starting with removing the subsidies for corn so other plants are more viable economically for ethanol and removing subsidies from meat so that we have more food, for less money.
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