Called for maintaining $4 gas with Fed taxes. Are the liberals, who are weaned on the votes of the unwashed, that stupid? The most regressive of taxes slaughter the poor. Of course, they'd put in some rebates for the poor. But the hit to economy would be enormous if these prices are maintained, especially in this depression. Where is the momo in this dynamic? Politically, what do you guys see? Do the politicos see the seriousness of this? Or, are they, like always, clueless? I think, with the average guys already buried, this is a horrible development with no indication we are going to get a policy. Pickens will be making the rounds again, but he hasn't been able to make a dent. I'm looking for some serious analysis here. Has to be some top flight oil traders lurking ET.