The U.S. House passed a bill today that would make gasoline price gouging a crime punishable by fines and imprisonment for up to two years.What next!!!
The legislation, passed by a vote of 389 to 34, also covers crude oil, diesel, heating oil and biofuel prices. The bill was rushed to a vote under rules that require support from two- thirds of the voting members for passage.
[ cf Blomberg: U.S. House Passes Bill to Make Price Gouging a Crime (Update2) ]
Criminalize War Profiteering?
Where will this all end???
The gouging bill is ``pretty toothless,'' said James Lucier, a senior political analyst with Prudential Equity Group Inc. ``It's all about posturing and political cover.''Whew!!! Glad to see that All of the True Americans Chanting
Robert Slaughter, president of the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association, said past investigations of industry practices have concluded ``without finding any fault.''
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You Must Acquitee!!!!
But it clearly was a close one.... Those Iranian Flying Saucers are really tricky devils!!
Secret NOTE: For Extra sauce when chanting, use more "e's" in the Acquitee.
That Way Jesus KNOWS that you Love Him More
Than the Evil Liberal God Hating America Bashers