March 29th, 2012 by Zachary Shahan
Of course, the oil company tax breaks ($4 billion a year of them) that the White House was trying to get Congress to remove were protected by oily Congressmen and Congresswomen primarily from the Republican Party (GOP) today. Why would they stop subsidizing oil companies making record profits that have been subsidized by taxpayers (who also pay at the pump) for about a century? Anyway, as you might be able to tell, I’m a little disgusted by it all, so here are more details via AFP:
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