Wednesday, April 19, 2006

The Bush Tax Increase

Why does a slight tax increase cost you two hundred dollars and a substantial tax cut save you thirty cents? ~ Peg Bracken
If Rupert Murdoch in 2003 was right and his $20 a barrel oil price pipe dream would be "bigger than any tax cut," that would make $70 a barrel oil bigger than any tax increase.

A Gift for Bush Defenders
Current oil prices are not the highest in US history. Adjusting for inflation, oil prices were over $102 a barrel at the end of the Civil War. So stop your whining, you didn't hear Horace Greeley complain.

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