Oil prices are not Taxes!!


Over the past 2 days, I heard Treasury Secretary John Snow, CNBC commentator James Cramer, and several other heads engage in Orwellian Newspeak, claiming: “OIL PRICES ARE A TAX ON CONSUMERS .”

I’ve addressed this extensively in the past, and you can (and should) read it here:
Oil price rises are not tax increases

Enough of this nonsense!

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  1. Can You Hear Me Now? commented on Mar 20

    Oil prices!!

    I don’t care what it is or isn’t – I just want to be able to afford to fill my tank! It’s almost $2.60/gallon here!! Link: The Big Picture: Oil prices are not Taxes!!.

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