Record Oil Prices, Record Oil Profits

American VoicesEconomyrichoilbusiness ISSUE 41•44 Nov 4, 2005

In the face of record-high oil prices, oil companies made a record $35 billion in profits in the last financial quarter. What do you think?

  • “As a big believer in 'trickle-down' economics, I know what a $35 billion profit boost means for me, the consumer: a free Atlanta Falcons travel mug with every fill-up.”

    Wendy Cole –
    Systems Analyst

  • “I don't know who to be angrier with: the oil magnates who continue to get richer while the rest of us struggle with day-to-day life, or the uppermost strata of our earth's core.”

    Ben Hoagland –
    Photographer

  • “We need an incisive political cartoon to take these robber barons down a notch.”

    Harry Dawes –
    Printer

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