Senate signs off on reckless $3.6 billion dividend plan

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On Tuesday, Sen. Mike Shower, pretending to know that oil prices will stay in the $120-a-barrel range, tried to defend a reckless budget that calls for $3.6 billion in dividends, about $5,600 per person.

“ I will tell you, as I mentioned before, just from Morgan Stanley today, or the article was just sent to me, that they’re predicting $120 a barrel of oil. [Alaska North Slope] crude today was at $116 a barrel, and we’re predicting it to be that for some time…based on world events not getting better. While that’s bad for the world, it’s good for prices here for oil,” Sen. Shower said Tuesday.

Sen. Shower should

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