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  •  How is it that states are profiting from oil (1+ / 0-)
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    Eric Nelson

    drilling on federal leases in the gulf?  Or am I somehow missing what you are saying? I'm not sure....

    "The law is meant to be my servant and not my master, still less my torturer and my murderer." -- James Baldwin. July 11, 1966.

    by YucatanMan on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 06:19:50 PM PDT

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    •  State's get a LOT of taxes from the Oil Rigs (0+ / 0-)

      Some State's tax revenues are as high as 80% of their budget are oil related.

      Its the reason they are so adamant to allow oil drilling.

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