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[-] psvrh@lemmy.ca 16 points 1 week ago

Oh, so right wingers are asking for Federal regulations instead of braying about "Staaaaaates rights!"?

I hope Biden wins, and if he does, that he whips put the regulatory hammer and starts hitting hard. The oil industry, despite Democrats bending over backward to appease them over the last two decades, are siding with fascists just to make a buck.

[-] thefartographer@lemm.ee 6 points 1 week ago

May Biden's hammer fall firmly on the very tip of Big Oil's dick

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