Originally Posted by floyd
I've already got a King, don't need another.
A free man's "govmint" is his servant, not his master.
Few men are rational , the rest simply rationalize.
Well then, we women ought to take things over because we are totally not mentioned in any of your quotes.
We are the government--by the people, for the people, and of the people. Just because one doesn't agree with what is going on--legally, does not mean evil lurks.
I agree that I am surprised that gas isn't double what it is here. Also, no politician is pulling the strings, the market is. Every time there is a hurricane in the south, our prices suddenly climb. It isn't because our fuel comes from the gulf--it comes from Alaska and is refined in Anacortes, but it is because of market pressure. The world price is driven up due to a shortage elsewhere. That's how a free market works.
Not sure if that Baaken oil is made into fuel here. We get their oil going through in railroad cars.