one laugh or cry? It’s highly unlikely that United States Senator Dick
Durbin is an idiot. He has a college education and he was elected to the
US Senate. Yet, when he exhibits absolutely no understanding of the way
the free market works, one is left with limited choices regarding the
august Senator. He’s one (or more) of the following:
1. A cynical politician who knows better.
2. An economic Marxist.
3. An economic illiterate.
he (and all the liberals in the Senate who called the oil executives to
the Hill for political posturing) is, there’s one thing he is for
sure—a certifiable hypocrite.
make this short and sweet. When there is a shortage of beans, the price
of beans goes up. When there is an oversupply of beans, they become
worth very little. The same thing is true of oil. When you have plenty
of oil the price goes down. When there is a shortage, the price goes up.
There is only one group that has
caused high gas prices—politicians who blocked oil exploration,
production, and refining. Politicians like Dick Durbin, Ted Kennedy,
Hilary Clinton, Barak Obama, Harry Reid, et. al. These "leaders" are the
ONLY reason we have exorbitantly high gas prices.
blocked off shore drilling (even at 60 miles out). They blocked
drilling on a miniscule 10 square miles in Alaska. They blocked
exploration in Montana, Utah and other states. They blocked the
construction of new refineries.
Their finger pointing is misdirected. They need to look in the mirror, because they are the problem.
you like gas prices at $4.00 or more per gallon, then keep electing
these folks, because there is no end in sight. In fact, on May 27, 2008
the price of a gallon of gas in London was the equivalent of $10 per
It’s time to throw the rascals out!