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    The Price of Oil

    There are only three ways to make oil less expensive for consumers. 1. Increase Supply. We refuse to do this. 2. Decrease Demand. Simply Impossible. 3. Lower taxes on oil products. A pipe dream. Outside of these three, what is it that you think government can do about oil prices?
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    How Has The Iraq War Caused The Price of Oil To Increase?

    I would really like to see that question answered. 1) There has been no significant disruption of oil wells pumping or interruptions in tanker traffic from the Gulf Region or elsewhere (except perhaps the Gulf of Mexico due to hurricanes). 2) No major terrorist attacks within Saudi Arabia...
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    War at one hell of a price

    60,000+ Iraq, Afghanistan Vets Diagnosed With PTSD This is unacceptable in anyones books, I hope. The extended tours along with multiple tours is mostly responsible for this. Well these hero's will be disarmed.
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    Bush lodging oil price complaint with Saudi hosts

    RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush complained in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday that soaring oil prices were threatening the U.S. economy, raising pressure on the world's top oil exporter to help ease prices. ADVERTISEMENT Bush said he would raise his concerns face-to-face with his...
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    Station Owner Kills Rival in Gas Price Fight

    Detroit police say a war between two gas stations took a shocking and tragic turn with a station owner shooting his rival who was irate over a gas-price cut. WATCH REPORT IN VIDEO PLAYER RIGHT The shooting happened around 10:45 a.m. at the Marathon station near the corner of Springwells and...
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    Agent Orange : Vietnam Pays the Price

    On March 10, 2005 Judge Jack Weinstein of Brooklyn Federal Court dismissed the lawsuit filed by the Vietnamese Victims of Agent Orange against the chemical companies that produced the defoliants/herbicides that they knew were tainted with high level of dioxin. Judge Weinstein in his 233 page...
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    taxes are the price we pay to live in a civil society

    Here is essay I thought was worth reading: So how much is the right amount to pay for a civil society?
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    Price tag for war in Iraq on track to top $500 billion

    By Ron Hutcheson McClatchy Newspapers WASHINGTON - The bitter fight over the latest Iraq spending bill has all but obscured a sobering fact: The war will soon cost more than $500 billion. That's about ten times more than the Bush administration anticipated before the war started four years...
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    What price would YOU pay for Iraqi democracy?

    There is much discussion about the conduct of the war in Iraq, and the price of victory. What price would YOU pay to give the Iraqis democracy?
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    The price we pay for no democracy

    The price we pay to have no Democracy Apart from the powerful influence the Duchy has over decision making in Cornwall, Kernow, as you may know, is largely governed by unelected, unrepresentative, undemocratic government bodies and quangos. Before I go on let me just introduce a couple of...
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    Is There Price Gouging on Prescription Drugs?

    I'll keep this simple: How can a bottle of 120 ordinary time-release tranquilizers (Xanax) cost over $400? Something isn't right with this picture. Is this typical and is it price gouging?