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The Price Of Gas Is Outrageous – And It Is Going To Go Even Higher

http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives -- Does it cost you hundreds of dollars just to get to work each month? If it does, you are certainly not alone. There are millions of other Americans in the exact same boat. In recent years, the price of gas in the United States has gotten so outrageous that it has played a major factor in where millions of American families have decided to live and in what kind of vehicles they have decided to purchase. Many Americans that have very long commutes to work end up spending thousands of dollars on gas a year

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Submitted Feb 20, 2012 By: takethe_point
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lazydoggs3
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 9:20:50 AM

Yepp yep yep
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 9:00:11 AM

Not good news.
Gas had almost gotten where I could afford to drive, now I have to start doing without again just to get to and from work.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 8:30:22 AM

no to mention the cost added to shipping products across the US.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 4:47:04 AM

This will slow the economy down more.
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:57:03 PM

I'm really happy that I got myself into motorcycling than driving my 2001 Pathfinder everyday to get to school. It cut my total monthly gas price down to 90% less of what I paid for with the car.
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 10:28:32 PM

With the government and states charging a flat rate they are losing billions as consumption has dropped, oil companies need to help pay for the infrastructure, not get tax breaks and incentives.
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 4:21:07 PM

md11capt posted: "W" putz started it.

W may have started it but Mr. Obama has done quite a lot to continue the mess. The record high gas prices in June/July 2008 dropped and continued to drop until the end of January 2009 which was when Mr. Obama took office which had an average price of $1.85/gallon.

If Mr. Obama is going to take the credit for things that happened like the bailout of the banks and the American auto manufacturers, he gets to take the credit for the price of gasoline. He used the strategic oil reserves, not to help the people but to help the government cause none of it stayed in the US. In order to replace what he used, we have to pay millions more than we originally paid.

The prices are outrageous and millions are scrapping by to continue getting to work. I don't know how the media can report that the economic situation is improving.

[Edited by: badbonita at 2/20/2012 4:21:46 PM EST]
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takethe_point
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 3:53:44 PM

This flies in the face of the article a few days ago showing global petroleum consumption dropping like a rock. I guess when sales are bad, you just raise the price
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md11capt
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 3:17:24 PM

"W" putz started it.
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 12:33:43 PM

And OBAMA putz does nothing.
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:01:57 AM

Enjoy the ride!

Serfdom by any other name is serfdom!
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 10:38:12 AM

Up Up and away it goes_-__+ where it stops "Nobody Knows"
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 10:27:01 AM

the oil companies CAN produce and sell oil at DOMESTIC prices.

they did so just 3 years ago.

they just DON'T WANT TO.

prohibit the from selling on the world market,
or impose EXPORT TARIFFS.
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 9:52:16 AM

After paying an outrageous amount for gas and after paying the outrageous tolls on many of these toll roads, many Americans wonder if it is even worth it to get up in the morning and go to work.

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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 9:47:23 AM

More evidence of all that "Hope & Change." Why is anyone surprised when Obozo PROMISED in his campaign to drive energy costs up? This is ONE promise he has kept.
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 9:41:04 AM

What is the point of this article?
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 9:18:50 AM

arrrgggg
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 9:09:54 AM

The price are gas is more than just outrageous -- my car spends more time in the garage than out on the road!
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 9:08:38 AM

nice source for this "news"

[Edited by: investmentdr at 2/20/2012 9:08:57 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 8:56:05 AM

-The Oil Price Information Service is projecting that the price of gas could reach an average of $4.25 a gallon by the end of April.
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takethe_point
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 8:55:21 AM

-In mid-January 2009, the average price of a gallon of gasoline in the United States was just $1.85.
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