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  •  this is funny logic (0+ / 0-)

    What prices are major producers paying?

    and anyway, shouldn't  producers be the ones getting paid, not doing the paying?

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    by mightymouse on Thu Apr 12, 2012 at 02:07:17 PM PDT

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    •  You didn't even glance at the diary I referred (0+ / 0-)

      you to, did you? Producers pay royalties, usually a tiny fraction of quotation prices. Companies like Exxon pay royalties to owners, then lift, transport, and refine oil, selling gasoline and other products either direct to suckers the public via stations they own, or to independent retailers. You really should peek at the diary.

      { Here's] the link again.

      That, in its essence, is fascism--ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or by any other controlling private power. -- Franklin D. Roosevelt --

      by enhydra lutris on Thu Apr 12, 2012 at 05:00:43 PM PDT

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