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  •  "Our oil" is socialist oil, and that's what makes (10+ / 0-)

    the Limbaughs of this world hilarious.

    If you actually believe in free markets, you realize that "our oil" actually belongs to whoever has the mineral rights and they can sell to whomever -- wherever -- they please.

    There is some balance of payments benefit to to locally extracted oil, but that doesn't show up in the pump, doesn't make a difference in CO2 emissions, and doesn't make the nation any more secure.

    LG: You know what? You got spunk. MR: Well, Yes... LG: I hate spunk!

    by dinotrac on Wed Dec 28, 2011 at 01:57:10 PM PST

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    •  And then there's Alaska.. (2+ / 0-)
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      Where the citizens literally get a paycheck each year as part of the Big Oil Buyoff just for living there.  No need to work to earn it!

      How is that not attacked as Socialism day in and day out?

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