EA CO AS wrote:
Why do you need cheap gas?.
Expensive fuel, just like inflation, hurts the poor far harder than anyone else. Do you want poor people to lack cheap, reliable means of getting to and from work, enjoying their leisure time, etc?
Expensive fuel also hurts by raising the prices of EVERYTHING else. Again, do you want to make poor people suffer?
High prices caused by lack of supply caused by corporations cutting production. Why not take some of the billions in profit to fix or construct new refineries.
We all know why, to drive up profits to drive up share prices so they can buy back shares to drive up share prices more.
Business course 101 now a days. Rich get richer. F___ the little guy.
The business guys just see the dollars,euros whatever. Screw society, we need our millions to survive.
Pandemic, cut production, close old refineries, ( we'll never need that capacity again will we?) War in the Ukraine, hey best opportunity to raise prices. ( Never mind it helps putin). Look at our balance sheet, we' re doing great.
Corportations gone wild. No government over sight (they pretty much control the governments now anyway).
Lets just blame the government, that's what we pay them for. Billions in first quarter profits, nothing to see here. Its all Bidan's fault.