In shock and disbelief

I am in shock and disbelief. I can’t believe that so many of my fellow Americans keep supporting a candidate who does anything to win the election, even agreeing with the Republican candidate John McCain who wants, as President J.W. Bush does, to make wealthy corporations like Exxon Mobil Corp. even wealthier.

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's proposal for suspending the federal gasoline tax is ineffective and shortsighted because it just plays with the current mind of most Americans who are shocked about the high prices at the pump.

Everybody agrees that these high prices are hurting our wallets. However, does anybody remember how we got here in the first place? Have we forgotten the words of President Bush who vowed to give the American people a fair game-field?

Well, what has happened?

Exxon Mobil Corp., the world's largest publicly traded oil company, just reported another first-quarter profit of $10.9 billion, the second-biggest U.S. quarterly corporate profit ever.

So cutting taxes on gas looks good for the people now and would make an immediate bread-and-butter fix for struggling Americans. However, later on these struggling Americans are going to be asked to fit the bill when bridges are collapsing again. (already forgotten right!)

Sen. Barack Obama is right when he says that Sen. John McCain and Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's proposal for suspending the federal gasoline tax would be an insensitive for drivers endorsing the plan to drive even more, resulting in more profit for poor Exxon Mobil Corp.

I know, it’s hard to swallow but quick-fixes always turn out to be more expensive for struggling Americans in the long-run!

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