republicans working to add gas tax

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    The gas tax should be based on a % of price not fixed per gallon.
    As the price goes up so does road repir materials and costs, but gas per gallon sales tend to decline reducing road tax revenue....
     
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    It's about fucking time. And re: % of price tax- Chicago is one city that has such a "sales" tax. They have one of the highest prices of gasoline in the country esp. during the summer months when "boutique" blends are required. Gasoline is cheap even at $3/gal.
     
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    How long since the per gallon fed tax was raised?
     
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    How about we just do away with the gas tax and maybe encourage economic growth? I have a feeling that if gas dropped price the amount that the government is raping from us, more people would be willing to do business that involves energy.
     
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    why do we need a climate bill btw? What does Congress think? The climate is actually going to listen to them if they say it cant do such and such activity?
     
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    We don't need no stinking climate anyway.
    We have heat and AC.
     
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    Youre an idiot that didnt even read their own article.

    One Republican, one very liberal Democrat and a liberal independent doesnt make republicans you stupid democratic asslicking fool.
     
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    Just more proof to prove what a lying piece of shit you are blu.
     

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