OT - Gas to hit 4.00

Von Fugal von at fugal.net
Fri Jun 6 10:49:33 MDT 2008


<quote name="Andy Bradford" date="Thu,  5 Jun 2008 at 20:05 -0600">
> Thus said Wade Preston Shearer on Wed, 04 Jun 2008 16:35:22 MDT:
> 
> > What kills  me is the  checks we  got in the  mail last month.  Why on
> > earth did  the government send them  when it is a  trillion dollars in
> > the hole? If  they government has extra money it  should be paying off
> > the national debt.
> 
> Politics?  Buying the  votes of  the public?  Maybe they  felt that  the
> people demanded that the government do  something (did they even ask the
> people?), anything, even if its  fiscally irresponsible and won't really
> help  much. Kind  of like  recent airport  security; its  theatrical and
> meant to  give you the  security warm  fuzzies, but doesn't  really help
> much and in fact may actually be harmful to security in general.
> 
> Also, who is going to stop them from sending them?

Who's got warm fuzzies? Not me...

Von Fugal
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