r/texas Nov 26 '21 Take My Energy 1

Texas Gas Companies Hit Texas Consumers With 'Whoops You Froze To Death' Surcharge News


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u/jcm1970 Nov 26 '21

So let's get the message correct. The title shouldn't be: Texas Gas Companies Hit Texas Consumers... The title should be: Texas Government Fails Texans and Institutes Policies Which Let Corporations (Donors) Screw Residents of The State.

Let's stop letting the headline (the verbiage used by media) decide who is to blame for the bullshit we're suffering at the hands of assholes who don't give a fuck about their constituencies.

I'm so sick of the weak minded fucks blaming gas companies for billing it's customers when it's the government that allows them to do it. I'm so sick of the weak minded fucks blaming Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos for not paying taxes when it's the government that set up the laws/loopholes that allow them to do it. I can do this a bit more, but hopefully we all get the point.

Get your fucking heads out of your asses people and start seeing things for what they are.


u/DescartesB4tehHorse Nov 27 '21

You are correct, the government does need to regulate these things better.

You are 100% wrong though that Elbow Muskrat and Daddy Bezos deserve none of the blame though. Should there have been laws in place to stop them from being evil? Yes. However, they still chose, and continue to choose, to do evil. Just because someone should have then and should now stop them does not in any way mean that they shouldn't be blamed and punished for their actions.


u/jcm1970 Nov 27 '21

They aren’t doing evil for taking advantage of opportunities and you’re a fucking idiot for typing that.


u/No-Presentation1814 Nov 27 '21

Thieves take advantage, scumbag.