The Democrats, worried about higher gas prices, want to set up a board that would apply a "windfall profit tax" as high as 100 percent on the sale of oil and gas, according to their legislation. The bill provides no specific guidance for how the board would determine what constitutes a reasonable profit.
Not that this money would be returned to the consumer, just that the gov't would get to dole the money out to their buddies.
Do people realize how many products from foods, plastics, chemicals, medicine are derived from oil?
Keep harassing businesses and they'll go away. Halliburton might decide that Dubai HQ is all it needs.