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Old 08-06-2007, 07:43 AM   #1
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Post Taxes on Oil Companies - A New Direction!

Declaring a new direction in energy policy, the House on Saturday approved $16 billion in taxes on oil companies, while providing billions of dollars in tax breaks and incentives for renewable energy and conservation efforts.

Republican opponents said the legislation ignored the need to produce more domestic oil, natural gas and coal. One GOP lawmaker bemoaned "the pure venom ... against the oil and gas industry."

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Artificially burdening the most successful will never bring prosperity to the less successful. Just ask the UAW.
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Artificially burdening the most successful will never bring prosperity to the less successful. Just ask the UAW.
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