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  • Originally posted by ScareCrow57 View Post
    It's not a tax. The stat of Alaska sells it 's oil rights to the oil companies. Just like you sell your services to your employer. Just like the farmer sells his goods. In this case, the state gets paid to let the oil companies take the oil.
    It's not so easy to explain how sometimes it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck but is indeed an armadillo
    To err is human, To forgive divine and at times I am as much of both as you will ever find

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    • I don't know if some of you guys realize this or not, but Alaska does have a windfall profits tax and in fact, citizens of Alaska recieved a $1,200 check on top of their normal $2,000 check for oil sales.

      It is a tax, and yes, the citizens of Alaska are recieving money from it to offset the rising fuel costs.

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      • Originally posted by BryanLoader View Post
        That we do, absolutely no question, but its finite and some people here are realising that there is an end. We are looking now into constructing nuclear power stations in both Alberta and Saskatchewan which are the 2 main oil and gas producers. Probably quite a ways off yet, but its a start.
        Nuclear power has been priven time and time again to be incredibly safe and incredibly economical. It will probably be the way we will have to go to keep the lid on the price of electricity.
        PROUD, HONORED AND HUMBLED RECIPIENT OF THE PURPLE HYDRANT AWARD - 10/2007.

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        • George we agree on so many things. Now let's expand our thinking a little. We need more nuclear. We need wind power. We need solar. We need oil from shale. We had better get our butts in gear and drill like there's no tomorrow. If there's a creek with water flowing through it we better throw up a hydroelectric dam. Our leaders need to start thinking outside their damn wallets and do something to secure our prices and energy independence.
          To err is human, To forgive divine and at times I am as much of both as you will ever find

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          • Originally posted by Catch22 View Post
            I don't know if some of you guys realize this or not, but Alaska does have a windfall profits tax and in fact, citizens of Alaska recieved a $1,200 check on top of their normal $2,000 check for oil sales.

            It is a tax, and yes, the citizens of Alaska are recieving money from it to offset the rising fuel costs.
            Shhh....don't confuse these folks with facts.
            They told me if I voted for Hillary Clinton the president would be emotional, impulsive, and unpredictable. They were right. I voted for Hillary Clinton and got a president that is emotional, impulsive, and unpredictable.

            I'm not saying you're stupid. I'm saying you have bad luck when it comes to thinking.

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            • Originally posted by ScareCrow57 View Post
              It's not a tax. The stat of Alaska sells it 's oil rights to the oil companies. Just like you sell your services to your employer. Just like the farmer sells his goods. In this case, the state gets paid to let the oil companies take the oil.
              Wishing doesn't make it so. And who do the oil companies pass that expense that is involved in giving the state of Alaska their cut?
              They told me if I voted for Hillary Clinton the president would be emotional, impulsive, and unpredictable. They were right. I voted for Hillary Clinton and got a president that is emotional, impulsive, and unpredictable.

              I'm not saying you're stupid. I'm saying you have bad luck when it comes to thinking.

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              • Originally posted by scfire86 View Post
                Shhh....don't confuse these folks with facts.
                Look. Sarcasm will get you nowhere. There are many things to which not all American people do not have all the information. There are items which unless you are looking for a reason to attack those you disagree with that not everybody is truly read up on. My uneducated, backwoods, rural Mississippi opinion is simple it does not matter. Nobody went on record and put it in the news media that the State of Alaska is getting extra money from the oil companies whether from a windfall profits tax or through their own oil revenue program. Barack Obama did go on record. Did make a televised speech where he offered up a punitive Windfall profits tax to oil companies. I hate to tell you but if you put more taxes on ANY industry that industry will raise prices to the consumer and their profits will stay right where they are or get even higher.
                To err is human, To forgive divine and at times I am as much of both as you will ever find

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                • Originally posted by MTKROUSH View Post
                  Barack Obama did go on record. Did make a televised speech where he offered up a punitive Windfall profits tax to oil companies.
                  Great. More words, another speech, another promise...but what has he DONE?

                  People keep asking what the fella has done and all that greets them is: silence; deep, brooding, empty....silence.




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                  The silence is deafening concerning Obama's record on accomplishments.
                  01.20.13
                  Change We Can Believe In.

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                  • Originally posted by Raughammer1 View Post
                    Great. More words, another speech, another promise...but what has he DONE?

                    People keep asking what the fella has done and all that greets them is: silence; deep, brooding, empty....silence.




                    .
                    The silence is deafening concerning Obama's record on accomplishments.
                    I really wish you would have not butchered my post to make a point. but you are correct Ol Barry ain't done nothin. The Democrats on Larry King tonight can call him a reformer, a leader, They can even call him Messiah. but the fact of the matter is he in and of himself has done nothing. On this thread we probably have more substantial political accomplishments than the man who our news media has already ordained the next President and possibly 1st king of the United States.
                    To err is human, To forgive divine and at times I am as much of both as you will ever find

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                    • Originally posted by Catch22 View Post
                      I don't know if some of you guys realize this or not, but Alaska does have a windfall profits tax and in fact, citizens of Alaska recieved a $1,200 check on top of their normal $2,000 check for oil sales.

                      It is a tax, and yes, the citizens of Alaska are recieving money from it to offset the rising fuel costs.
                      So if I have an electrical generating facility and I sell the electricity that is a tax?

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                      • Originally posted by GeorgeWendtCFI View Post
                        Nuclear power has been priven time and time again to be incredibly safe and incredibly economical. It will probably be the way we will have to go to keep the lid on the price of electricity.
                        I think until there is some better alternative we need to invest in more wind power. The problem with wind power is people like the Kennedy's are opposed to it, unless we put it someone elses backyard. Nuclear is OK, but getting rid of the spent fuel is a real problem. Wouldn't it be nice if they came up with a way to use the spent fuel to make electricity as well? The other option with great potential is hydro. But once again, the enviros are opposed.

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                        • Originally posted by scfire86 View Post
                          Wishing doesn't make it so. And who do the oil companies pass that expense that is involved in giving the state of Alaska their cut?
                          Who do the Canadians, Mexicans, Venezuelans, Saudis all pass the cost on to? Is that a tax as well? How about the folks who sell hydro electric? Is that a tax?

                          You keep grasping at straws. Remember, even a stopped clock is right twice a day.

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                          • Originally posted by ScareCrow57 View Post
                            So if I have an electrical generating facility and I sell the electricity that is a tax?
                            What?

                            Look man, like it or not Alaska has a windfall profits tax, it's in black and white, it's seperate from their oil sales, and it's making the State of Alaska some pretty good money. Good enough money for the citizens to recieve a check. Every citizen an equal amount, as opposed to this citizen X amount, that citizen Y amount, because one owns a 9,000 sq. ft. home and the other a 1,200.

                            Personally, I don't think what Alaska is raking in is making that huge of an impact on the price of gas (if any), as the majority of our oil is coming from somewhere in the middle east.

                            But that doesn't change the fact that there is a windfall profits tax.

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                            • Originally posted by Catch22 View Post
                              What?

                              Look man, like it or not Alaska has a windfall profits tax, it's in black and white, it's seperate from their oil sales, and it's making the State of Alaska some pretty good money. Good enough money for the citizens to recieve a check. Every citizen an equal amount, as opposed to this citizen X amount, that citizen Y amount, because one owns a 9,000 sq. ft. home and the other a 1,200.

                              Personally, I don't think what Alaska is raking in is making that huge of an impact on the price of gas (if any), as the majority of our oil is coming from somewhere in the middle east.

                              But that doesn't change the fact that there is a windfall profits tax.
                              If it's in black and white and I am not doubting you. You sound convinced. but if it is in black and white post a link to the bill or to a press release. maybe that will solve the whole dispute
                              To err is human, To forgive divine and at times I am as much of both as you will ever find

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                              • Originally posted by MTKROUSH View Post
                                If it's in black and white and I am not doubting you. You sound convinced. but if it is in black and white post a link to the bill or to a press release. maybe that will solve the whole dispute
                                Here you go.

                                http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/htm...askatax07.html
                                They told me if I voted for Hillary Clinton the president would be emotional, impulsive, and unpredictable. They were right. I voted for Hillary Clinton and got a president that is emotional, impulsive, and unpredictable.

                                I'm not saying you're stupid. I'm saying you have bad luck when it comes to thinking.

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