DURST: Oil Companies Will Cost Us
Can someone please tell me what is the damn deal with the freaking greedy scum sucking oil companies? The only explanation I can scrape up from the dung covered basement floor of the Rationalization Museum is they are A: either handing over hourly envelopes of marked one hundred dollar bills to our duly elected representatives or B: in possession of negatives showing them in post coital bliss sucking on goat hooves.Environmentalists have been screaming about this MTBE crap poisoning our watersheds since before it was introduced. And were promptly told by all concerned to shut up. MTBE was developed to cut down on air pollution. Which it did. Now, the Feds say the trade off between cleaner air and poisoned water is bad and should be phased out.The oil companies say fine, but its going to cost us. Just like they said, sure we'll formulate it but its going to cost us. Just like they said gas prices in Northern California have nothing to do with refineries located here and it was going to cost us. Just like they said when those very same refineries were shut down because of a rash of accidents, it was going to cost us.Now the cost of gas in San Francisco is practically two bucks a gallon and about the only thing we can really believe from the smirking mouthpieces of these corporate leeches is its going to cost us.Will Durst believes it's going to get worse before it gets better. He's not even sure about the better.