If we nationalized the oil industry we wouldn't need to raise taxes

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    just sayin... :eusa_whistle:
     
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    Yea, just super high prices and something that smells of communism.
     
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    I wouldn't be entirely against the idea.
     
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    So pretty much no change then.

    Got it. :thup:
     
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    Yeah, it'd be broke in two years.
     
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    Splain yursilf!
     
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    It worked for Alaska. :eusa_whistle:
     
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    Why do you hate environmental whackos? Don't you know how many of them would lose their jobs over this? Your (you're) mean! .......
     
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    how would that work?

    our gvt would pay the exxon's of the world on a contract to drill and/or purchase our oil?

    or the gvt would hire all their employees and geologists etc?

    ?????
     

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