"Jesus Christ, Fred, I told you not to put those stories on the same page!"
Most American taxpayers would get $100 rebate checks to offset the pain of higher pump prices for gasoline, under an amendment Senate Republicans hope to bring to a vote soon.
Chevron Corp.'s first-quarter profit soared 49 percent to $4 billion, joining the procession of U.S. oil companies to report colossal earnings as lawmakers consider ways to pacify motorists agitated about rising gas prices.
In the wake of the latest oil company profit report showing much higher earnings, President Bush on Friday rejected calls in Congress for a tax on oil company profits, saying the industry should reinvest its recent windfalls in finding and producing more energy.
Good selection. I like how any referrence to how the oil companies are robbing the public blind are called a "conspiracy" and any attempt to address the issue is something along the lines of "If we all don't go to Shell on this day...", further keeping people away from thinking about anything that might make a difference.
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