Vito Prosciutto: Teaching community college math on the road to a PhD.

Monday, September 05, 2005

OK, an economist said it so maybe people will believe me now 

And what's more a libertarian economist.

And it? It is that cutting gas taxes only increases profits for the gas companies.

And I didn't need no stinking economics degree to know that gas taxes have very little impact on the price at the pump: I used to live on the boundary between two counties where there was a $.05/gallon differential in gas taxes. And yet gasoline was often cheaper in the higher tax county.

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