Raising the federal gas tax

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Rhett&SarahsMom, Jul 21, 2008.

  1. Rhett&SarahsMom

    Rhett&SarahsMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2008
    since it hasnt been raised in 15 years the feds are discussing raising it 10 cents per gal. MINIMUM.

    I get the "lack of money for continued repairs and improvement" I get it since we lack money for a new roof and other home repairs.
    What I dont get is how "we" have money to send over seas to help rebuild places we have destroyed and places we havent been near. Yet now "we" have no money to take care of ou own roads.

    I am so frustrated with this country and the people running it into the ground on all levels.
    What is it going to take for more people to get mad and do something about it? A 40cent federal gas tax hike??
     
  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    [​IMG] I am not happy the way things are being handled and mis spent. More likely they spend it on pork barrel projects!
     
  3. Timmo

    Timmo Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Psittizen Shikkin

    Psittizen Shikkin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well .
     
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  5. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

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    The sad part about this is the other week our "so-called" pres. acted as if he didn't even know that gas was almost $4 a gallon. O.K. where has he been?
     
  6. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's time a blue-collar person (female or male) with alot of common-sense ran for President, with no special interests or big money ties. They'd do what is right for the average Joe/Jane and not the rich who only get richer.
     
  7. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd rather have capitalism then socialism or communist.
     
  8. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    They just want to find more ways to "steal" our money.
     
  9. Timmo

    Timmo Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    If you want to see a socialist type system you need not look any further than Canada. Better watch out, them evil Canadians may spike the bacon and beef they export to you and then invade! [​IMG]
     

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