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  1. W(ar).Crime

    W(ar).Crime said, over 3 years ago

    You’ll find another cronie.

  2. mattro53

    mattro53 said, over 3 years ago

    The USA will always focus on the one constant in all these countries, that being what resource(s) will remain profitable.

  3. Frodo59

    Frodo59 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    The U.S. is just like most people; operating out of perceived self-interest.

  4. BrianCrook

    BrianCrook said, over 3 years ago

    Solution: Cease societal dependence on oil.

  5. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Bush admin gave business tax breaks on Hummers and SUV’s, almost like they wanted people to use more oil…

  6. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 3 years ago

    Didn’t he now.

    Dependence on oil and coal is a danger to us all. For many reasons besides war and conquest. like GCC which will really make living on this earth hard for billions already hurting.

  7. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    As long as the buck stops in THEIR bank account, they don’t care.

  8. jmattadams

    jmattadams GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Who profits most from the cost of gasoline? The government. There’s no amount of government profit that will outrage a lib. They live off government profits.

  9. jrmerm

    jrmerm said, over 3 years ago

    F59: of course US foreign relations are defined by our (perceived) self interest. But there are exceptions, such as our involvement in the Balkans in the 1990s. That was more or less altruistic; there wasn’t much significant national interest at stake there. BC: if there was an economic alternative to oil, it would already be adopted. One might as well say “Cease biological dependence on oxygen”, or “Cease economic dependence upon a monetary system”. Easier said than done.

  10. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    It is alright if the government profits when there is a con in power. (Did my sarcasm font work?)

  11. walruscarver2000

    walruscarver2000 said, over 3 years ago

    “The govt profits most from high gas prices”, Jmatt. On behalf of Exxon, BP, Chevron etc…Thank you. We’d never dare to tell that one.

  12. INGSOC

    INGSOC GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Thanks to those of the EPA, and OPEC; now we are under control of foreign countries….

    We need to drill our own oil, then perhaps gas prices will drop….

  13. sirromsirrom

    sirromsirrom said, over 3 years ago

    Stop having babies. Solves all the problems.

  14. jrmerm

    jrmerm said, over 3 years ago

    Baslim: won’t work now as far as suppressing prices. The global oil consumption pattern is completely different now. China and India have industrialized enough that they keep oil demand up even during a recession. Conservation is still a good common sense approach to dealing with this on a personal level. By the way, the US can drill domesticallly all it wants with very little effect on world oil prices. We just don’t have the reserves or capacity.

  15. SABRSteve

    SABRSteve said, over 3 years ago

    Yes baslim, Nixon imposed a 55 mph max on the highways.

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