Tax would give us share of windfall profits for oil, gas

Commentary | May 31, 2006 | By John Burbank | Everett Herald

So maybe rising gas prices have an up side. After all, we Americans have to get hit over the head to realize that maybe it is not such a good thing that our 20th of the world's population consumes one quarter of its petroleum. But the galling thing about these gas prices is that they feed the appetites of the very companies that discourage energy conservation.

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