Newsgroups: alt.politics, alt.politics.economics, alt.california, alt.politics.bush, talk.politics
From: "Robert R." <robertr1...@hotmail.com>
Date: 13 Apr 2005 05:48:14 -0700
Local: Wed, Apr 13 2005 8:48 am
Subject: Re: Republican gas prices reach $2.28 per gallon
Stan de SD wrote:Obviously we pay the same amount per gallon. But I only have to fill
> So what are Democrats paying? Do they get some welfare-stake subsidy
> or what?
up my car's gas tank about once per month. That's because the liberal
Democratic city in which I live realized years ago that mass transit
was a good idea and invested heavily in it. Consequently, I can take
the bus to work and to virtually anywhere in town, for an average cost
of maybe 50 cents per day (many of the major bus routes are free). On
nice days, since our city has also put a great deal of effort into
making itself pedestrian-friendly, I can walk to work. I only need to
use my 38 mpg Honda Civic for trips out of town.
Meanwhile, those of my acquaintances who live in the suburbs -- most of
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