Re "Price spike caused by greed" (Letters, Oct. 9): Letter writer Dave Heltman says gas prices are driven by oil company greed. So he must believe that 7 cents a gallon profit is greedy.
I wonder what he thinks about the greedy government taxes on the gas that are five to six times higher than the obscene 7-cent profit per gallon?
We ought to be more upset by the greedy federal and state governments charging high taxes on gas. The higher the gas price the more tax revenue.
-- John Hein, Rancho Murieta
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