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Poll: What's your reaction to Governor Brown's order to allow an early switch to winter blend...
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Posted on 10/08/2012 12:30:54 PM PDT by BenLurkin

What's your reaction to Governor Brown's order to allow an early switch to winter blend gasoline, designed to bring down sky-high pump prices? the right move at the right time

too little, too late

an unacceptable change to environmental protections

Vote


TOPICS: US: California
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Right hand side about 2/3 down
1 posted on 10/08/2012 12:30:59 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: dragnet2; EveningStar; Wagonboy

ping


2 posted on 10/08/2012 12:31:44 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: BenLurkin

I voted “ an unacceptable change to environmental protections “ just to make it fair......


3 posted on 10/08/2012 12:33:16 PM PDT by Red Badger (Is it just me, or is Hillary! starting to look like Benjamin Franklin?.................)
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To: BenLurkin

Oh, the evaporation !!


4 posted on 10/08/2012 12:33:32 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (In the game of life, there are no betting limits)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Not to worry, I’m sure this move will threaten some endangered Avocado Weevil and the requisite looneys will go to court and keep him tied-up for a good long while.


5 posted on 10/08/2012 12:35:35 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Red Badger

Your would be the first vote for that!


6 posted on 10/08/2012 12:36:10 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: BenLurkin

Unless you drive a vehicle, you should not be allowed to vote in this poll.


7 posted on 10/08/2012 12:37:14 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: BenLurkin

I am still trying to figure out how Brown was reelected.


8 posted on 10/08/2012 12:37:32 PM PDT by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: BenLurkin

Somebody else done did it now.....I’ve opened the floodgates!...............


9 posted on 10/08/2012 12:39:16 PM PDT by Red Badger (Is it just me, or is Hillary! starting to look like Benjamin Franklin?.................)
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To: Red Badger

And it is a classic slanted poll intended to help the bad guys: 2 pro-American choices versus one anti-Ameican choice.


10 posted on 10/08/2012 12:42:06 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Red Badger

Where’s the option of “keep environmental protections the same and force the greedy oil companies to sell me gas at $1.00 per gallon”?


11 posted on 10/08/2012 12:42:58 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: BenLurkin

I’m switching from a summer blend of Beer to a winter blend of Irish Coffee


12 posted on 10/08/2012 12:46:05 PM PDT by howlinhound (Live your life so that, when you get up in the morning, Satan says, "Oh Crap!..He's awake" - Unknown)
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To: Red Badger

That was just plain evil on your part.

I did too.


13 posted on 10/08/2012 12:48:01 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1357 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: BenLurkin

Why aren’t the media out interviewing the Sierra Club and all the other wacko’s that have filed lawsuit after lawsuit to stop the building any any new refinery’s and let them crow about how they have done such a wonderful for us?


14 posted on 10/08/2012 12:51:54 PM PDT by edcoil (It is not over until I win.)
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To: null and void

And likewise here.

Hoist them on they’re own petard.

Hahaha.


15 posted on 10/08/2012 12:58:24 PM PDT by glasseye
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To: glasseye

This is a pretty straightforward play for Romney.

Run ads in all minority neighborhoods saying Romney will bring down gasoline prices.

What’s Obama going to do? Say they will raise prices?


16 posted on 10/08/2012 1:16:02 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz
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To: glasseye

This is a pretty straightforward play for Romney.

Run ads in all minority neighborhoods saying Romney will bring down gasoline prices.

What’s Obama going to do? Say they will raise prices?


17 posted on 10/08/2012 1:16:02 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz
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To: EQAndyBuzz
What’s Obama going to do? Say they will raise prices?

"Somehow we have to figure
out how to boost the price of
gasoline to the [$8-$10/gal]
levels in Europe." - Barack Obama's
Energy Secretary Steve Chu. Had enough yet???

"Under my plan energy prices would necessarily skyrocket"

18 posted on 10/08/2012 1:29:55 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1357 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: glasseye
Hoist them on they’re own petard.

I keep asking myself about Caleeeeforneeeaah how long will it be that he rank and file voter say they've had enough.

Higher gas prices? Higher taxes? What will be the tipping point? Any?

19 posted on 10/08/2012 1:30:54 PM PDT by llevrok (By comparison to Obama, at least Nero could play a fiddle.)
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To: glasseye
Hoist them on they’re own petard.

I keep asking myself about Caleeeeforneeeaah how long will it be that he rank and file voter say they've had enough.

Higher gas prices? Higher taxes? What will be the tipping point? Any?

20 posted on 10/08/2012 1:30:54 PM PDT by llevrok (By comparison to Obama, at least Nero could play a fiddle.)
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To: Red Badger

Too little, too late winning by a hugh bunch!


21 posted on 10/08/2012 1:37:57 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: BenLurkin

Unintended Consequence: Lots of CA drivers are going to say, “So that’s how much money we waste every year on these stupid gasoline blends.”


22 posted on 10/08/2012 2:41:59 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....The days are long, but the years are short.....)
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To: null and void; Red Badger

Shame on both of you.

I did it too. ;>)

I feel so green now.


23 posted on 10/08/2012 3:07:41 PM PDT by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Ryan and the other guy.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: Gator113; Red Badger; glasseye

I hope you only voted once...


24 posted on 10/08/2012 3:45:30 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1357 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: BenLurkin

the right move at the right time 11.61% (31 votes)

too little, too late 64.42% (172 votes)

an unacceptable change to environmental protections 23.97% (64 votes)

Total Votes: 267


25 posted on 10/08/2012 3:52:35 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: abigail2; AgThorn; al baby; BAW; bboop; BenLurkin; Bob J; Brad's Gramma; BunnySlippers; bunster; ...
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26 posted on 10/08/2012 3:58:40 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

Purely political and now he’s got Sen Feinstein in there calling for Federal Investigations of oil companies. It’s a stupid law in the first place and I think it was passed by the public as one of our never ending Propositions. So in a sense Californians asked for it (But, I’m going to check on if it was a Proposition — anyone else know?)


27 posted on 10/08/2012 4:23:41 PM PDT by bunster
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To: null and void

“I hope you only voted once...”

Your bad.

And now I am bad too.

Feels...wonderful.


28 posted on 10/08/2012 4:33:13 PM PDT by glasseye
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To: bunster

Haven’t found the answer to my question above (on Summer Winter Gas being a Calif. proposition) BUT .... am watching Lou Dobbs right now and his teaser is “a problem entirely of California’s own making.” I’ll see what he has to say.


29 posted on 10/08/2012 4:38:53 PM PDT by bunster
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To: BenLurkin

Grandstanding is what Jerry Brown does the best, and this is Jerry Brown grandstanding. His mouth is moving. He feels better when his mouth moves. Slaps his hands together, looks in the mirror, smiles to hisself, and says “ah done good”.


30 posted on 10/08/2012 5:43:29 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: bunster

OK for all you waiting breathlessly for my answer to my own question (smile) here is what I’ve found out.

Cal pays the 2nd highest gas taxes in nation.
18.4c for Feds
and $10.00 in taxes on a 15 gallon fill up.

An expert on after Lou Dobbs show said: (3 points)
— Cal problem is its refusal to use own resources
— Cal’s refusal to hook up a pipeline to western sources of oil. So expensive to bring into state.
— The Feds refusal to allow offshore drilling.

NO on Prop 30 on Nov 6.
Jerry Brown’s quote “temporary” sales tax increase. Have you ever seen a “temporary” tax?

But also found this on internet. We pay taxes on taxes!!!!

“For every gallon of gasoline they buy, California motorists pay a federal excise tax of 18.4 cents and a state excise tax that is 35.7 cents now but fluctuates annually. The local sales taxes average 3.1% on the cost of gas and on the excise taxes, essentially a tax on taxes. That amounts to more than $10 in taxes for a 15-gallon tank of gasoline.

Those rates, according to the Board of Equalization, gave the state $5.2 billion for the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30 and local governments a total of $1.5 billion.

Most of the local gas-tax pot is earmarked by various laws for special purposes, including public safety, health, social services and transportation. But a little more than a third of the proceeds goes to the cities and counties to spend as they like.”


31 posted on 10/08/2012 5:49:51 PM PDT by bunster
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To: svcw
I am still trying to figure out how Brown was reelected.

Same way that Obama won the White House... Republicans ran the 'least offensive' candidate, IE, the most liberal Republican in the field, and shock among shocks, she crashed and burned, just like she did at eBay.

And what should be a walk away for any warm body, the same statement might be asked next year about Obama, with the same answer: We nominated the only former governor to approve government mandated health insurance and accept homosexuals calling themselves married.

One day, Republicans might want to try, you know, nominating conservative candidates again.

32 posted on 10/08/2012 6:09:58 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: kingu
One day, Republicans might want to try, you know, nominating conservative candidates again.

Agreed.

33 posted on 10/08/2012 6:51:27 PM PDT by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: BenLurkin
It actually surprised me. What didn't surprise me were Boxer and Feinstein strutting around with their feathers all akimbo screaming for an investigation into price fixing or rigging the market. Their own party and voting record need to come under investigation. Mandatory boutique fuel blends for the state and even certain counties, outrageous state-county-city taxes, shipper's fees and exorbitant regulations, refiners fees and exorbitant regulations, we have to import oil to a state and country that nearly floats on the stuff, we haven't built a refinery in California since Brown's dad was in office and the current refineries are at 130% of their original capacity. And these dumb-ass wizards pretending to care for the people wonder why prices are so high in California? If a mouse farts anywhere in the manufacturing/supply line of fuel in this state the price will go up. -Wb
34 posted on 10/09/2012 5:09:37 PM PDT by Wagonboy (STOP GLOBAL WHINING!)
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