The Gas Tax and Our Energy Future

Filed in Gather News Channel by on May 1, 2008 0 Comments

We don’t have to tell you that regular unleaded gas averaged $3.60 a gallon last week, and many places higher.

John McCain and Hillary Clinton know it. They’re proposing lifting the 18 and a half cent federal gas tax over the summer to give drivers a break. Barack Obama knows it, too. But he’s not buying the tax plan. He calls it a gimmick.

Energy analysts say the whole debate is a puny sideshow to the huge energy and economic issues in front of us.

Listen to an On Point discussion about the gas tax debate, and America’s crude awakening.

What would a gas tax holiday mean for you? Would saving 18 cents a gallon make a difference?  Is this pandering at the pump? Or are the politicians saying something that you want to hear?

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