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But the Stronger In campaign was also criticised for being largely bankrolled by hedge fund barons, City financiers and major banks.
A federal tax hike of $1 a gallon would raise as much as $130 billion per year--slightly more than the $100 billion profit oil companies captured in 2005--while it promotes oil conservation, shows good stewardship of the gifts of creation, and bankrolls judicious investments in a post-fossil fuel future.
Other beneficiaries include a dozen members of Congress, Chase Manhattan Bank chairman David Rockefeller, and colleges and universities." In short, farm subsidies pay the big guys to beef up their bankrolls at the expense of U.S.