Best Economic Stimulus

Discussion in 'Economy' started by akiak, Jul 1, 2008.

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What do you think?

  1. Drill as much as we can here and now.

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  2. Keep sending out money to the Mid-East.

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  3. Do nothing and learn Arabic.

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  4. Ban cars and jets except for people like Al Gorey.

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  1. akiak
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    Bush's handout and the no federal tax on gas gift this summer will do nothing to stimulated the economy. It's Politics as usual. What to increase jobs, decrease gas prices and stimulate our countries economy then start drilling as fast and as we can. Keep drilling, production and distribution jobs here instead paying the Arabs to drill and sell us oil. They are laughing all the way to the bank. I wouldn't be surprised if the environmental lobbyist aren't in the back pockets of the Mid-East oil barrons. Just follow the money.
    Vote 08 Here.
     
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    Here's an idea, how about instead of appeasing the oil execs and GM, how about we completely break our dependence of oil from the middle east and become a self sustaining nation? How about electric cars. Or cars that produce water vapor? Why drill when we have the technology to do better that that? "I want to put a man on the moon in ten years!" I want to break free from oil in ten years!:eusa_whistle:
     
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    give companies small and large a reason to expand their business......

    what would motivate a business man to spend money to take risk to expand their business....
     
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    Government Dole? ;)
     
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    Ah yes, but in the next 20 years or so we should get use to paying over 5 dollars a gallon....I see..
     
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    If we didn't treat the Dollar the way we do, we wouldn't be paying anywhere near $5 a gallon.

    Where else do you expect oil to go when the dollar is dropping? A strong Dollar means cheaper oil. But it also means more expensive credit.

    What would you rather have, cheap credit or cheap oil?
     
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    I realize that, but we can't completely abandon solutions for the price of oil until we have alternatives in place.
     
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    breaking news, if we have to rely on drilling to save a few dimes on a gallon in 7 years, then our economy is well past fucked by then.
     
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    For one, it wouldn't take 7 years to bring oil online, that's a liberal myth. BTW just the serious promise of drilling would bring oil prices down, somewhat.
     
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