Jim covered Congress and The White House during the George W. Bush administration for The Washington Times, and worked as a reporter, editorial writer and columnist for newspapers in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and California. He has appeared on the Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, C-Span, and many local and national talk radio shows to talk politics and policy.
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Government makes much more “profit” on a gallon of gasoline than the oil companies do — and at least the oil companies earned it by getting it out of the ground, refining it and trucking it to your corner station. Government just takes it, supposedly for road maintenance (but there are plenty of potholes in and around Chicago deep enough to hide a Winnebago).