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Gas pulling more dollars out of your budget?

By Remy Benoit

From Jad Mouawad, The New York Times at Truthout Gas Prices Soar, Posing a Threat to Family Budget. Perhaps some of those billions in profits should be plowed back to offset prices? Or maybe some of the heads of these corporations could work as Dollar a Year Persons to find alternative energies? Ah, yes, that was once upon a time in America now wasn't it?

Down History Lane with Wikipedia Dollar a Year Men.

Maybe we need a new WPA, a new CCC to fix levees, roads, bridges, collect history?

Perhaps we need some new candidates with something to say besides bickering at each other? Are there any statesmen left, and if there are, where are they now?


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