Fight commies! Drive an SUV!!

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Thikken Vaney, Dec 17, 2014.

  1. Thikken Vaney

    Thikken Vaney What's everyone looking at?

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  3. BrulesRules

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    driving up demand by buying less fuel efficient SUVs would make prices go higher.. :scratch:
     
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    RenchFries Official Dawgshed Dutch representative

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    And at the same time, send your money to the Middle East! :oderus:

    Oh wait :nocheer:
     
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    The US is now a major player in the oil business with all of the shale oil drilling in the plains. I heard that industry becomes unprofitable under roughly $60 a gallon. The low prices aren't only hurting Russia. Look at the stock market the past 2 weeks, it's lost almost 1,000 points.
     
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    2014 third quarter profits at Chevron were $5.6 billion .... I think they'll still be OK
     
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    Not necessarily.
     
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    Johnnykstaint A real one way mother f-er Gold

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    Lets face it...nothing we really do will effect oil prices. They're set, cartel style, by OPEC which is really about 16 people. Other than super extreme things like everyone quadrupling their oil usage or completely stopping their oil usage arent really going to have an effect on their target prices for shit.
     
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    have Obama take their profits and give it to deserving people.
     
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    Herman gets it. Stupid shit mult IMO.:ucoffee:
     
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    OR, those "deserving" people could just get a job & learn how to be self-sufficient :dontknow:
     
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    Lou Loomis Feel the Gern

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    I like those pictures that compare which president was better based on what gas prices were on random days they were in office :guitar:
     
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    No sane person want's Russia to collapse. This is how wars start....This is how guy's like Hitler come to power. Exactly why we bailed out Russia in the 90s

    You take a big, proud, industrial nation, with a huge military and give them 'nothing to lose'...It usually ends poorly for everyone

    Very dangerous game being played here
     
  15. Thikken Vaney

    Thikken Vaney What's everyone looking at?

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    Said nobody.

    Ever.
     
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    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Did you move my 'less political than this thread' to politics!?
     
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    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    :chimp::dance:
     
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    Almost!