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Former Soviets: Cut taxes! Increase Oil Drilling!

Discussion in 'U.S. Politics' started by Andy, Dec 30, 2008.

  1. Andy

    Andy Well-Known Member

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    It's amazing how the tables have turned. While the American idiots march off towards socialism, complain about tax cuts, and hinder our oil industry, while complaining about imported oil....

    Russia has a new idea! Completely new, seemingly untested theory, that could be called Conservatism!


    Huh... they seem to think that companies having "capital" to invest in new oil wells, (capitalism) will both increase oil production and boost the economy! Since they came out of Socialism, they might know what works and doesn't now.

    Of course this is in contrast to the brilliant American policy of taxing the oil industry. Wind fall taxes will of course spur economic growth and oil production. :rolleyes:
     
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    Yeah....everyone's got their version of Big Oil. :rolleyes:
     
  3. Andy

    Andy Well-Known Member

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    And Russia sees it's oil industry as an asset to their country, and to their economy. Which is why they are generally doing better than we are. The Russian economy has been growing at an average of 7% per year since 1998, while we have barely made 3% since 2003.

    While our people stupidly attack successful industries with taxes and regulations, the Russians (learning from their socialist mistakes) are supporting and growing theirs with fewer controls and reduced taxes.
     
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    Thank you for the post Andy, it gives me hope that someday we will remove our heads from our butts and get back to it.
     
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    Name 5 o' those successful industries. :rolleyes:
     
  6. Andy

    Andy Well-Known Member

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    Exxon, Wal-Mart, Halliburton, Standard Oil, Microsoft, AT&T, and hundreds more.

    Of course GM was attacked repeatedly when it was successful. Now, due to unions, it's failing, and we're still attacking it.
     
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    .....And, (exactly) which taxes and regulations are hurting them?? :rolleyes:
     
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