Is our economy in trouble and gas prices going up because of all our spending on the war?

Asked By: Michael S - 3/13/2008
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The lemur is right but not in the way I think he thinks... More
Answered By: Mr Blobby - 3/13/2008
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I think a lot of it is to do with the weak dollar. That might be due to the war in part. I guess that The federal reserve might be creating a bit too much money. All oil is bought in dollars so if america is printing more and more money out of nowhere it loses its value.
Answered By: ADad - 3/13/2008
It will be in part but don't for one moment think that you will get an honest answer from this government on what is being spent keeping our lads out there! The only honest answer came yesterday - there had to be one at some point - Ed Balls said "so what" in regard to taxation in the budget.
Answered By: Helen S - 3/13/2008
No prices are forced up by greed
Answered By: LEMUR, Virtually Here - 3/13/2008
No, the economy is NOT in the toilet because of war spending. If you remember (or maybe you're too young to remember), our economy ALWAYS dives into the toilet when the Republicans are in power. Before the Clintons were in office the U.S. had enjoyed 12 years of Republican rule, and the economy was the worst I... More
Answered By: Geri93940 - 3/13/2008
I think that is definitely part of it. I think there are many other factors as well.
Answered By: Green Girl - 3/13/2008
This would be a good possiblity considering the whole reason the war started was over oil refineries because BinLadens owned one and the Bushes owned another. It is all a bunch of bull. I believe the war is one of our main reasons why gas as well as all of our dairy products are going up in price!
Answered By: aerogrl872008 - 3/14/2008
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