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Old 04-23-2007, 09:40 AM  
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Gasoline at $4 Coming to a Pump Near You, Unfazed by Rising Tab

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?p...d=afOlUzd30YOo

Pretty alarmist, IMO, but possible.

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Old 06-06-2009, 06:42 PM   #1846
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Can we stop blaming Bush for the high gas prices now??
It was never Bush's fault any more than anyone else. But the CEO takes all the heat regardless. It's not going to hit 4.50, and we know where our economy's at compared to last year when we had no clue what was coming.
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Old 06-06-2009, 11:53 PM   #1847
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What I meant was 2.80 because that's what it was this morning. No. I don't believe it anymore. And I think it's a ****ing sham. People aren't using more gas with less money. How much could the demand possibly have gone up? Oh, it hasn't. Production has gone down to raise prices. I understand it to a degree, but we're already trying to find our way out of ****ed forest. The timing is horrible.
Honestly, I'm not buying the crash in gas prices last fall had a whole hell of a lot to do with decreasing demand to begin with. The price in Nov was half of what it was in July, you really think worldwide demand dropped 50% in that timeframe?

Damn right it's sham.
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Old 06-07-2009, 12:44 AM   #1848
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of course its a sham. This country only cares about 1 thing and thats money.
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Old 06-07-2009, 11:05 AM   #1849
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Old 06-07-2009, 11:37 AM   #1850
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the misleading graph doesn't take into account local/state tax rates. e.g. MO pays personal property. IL lumped it into gas tax....
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Old 06-08-2009, 07:07 AM   #1851
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Heh. Nebraska is the most expensive f-ing place in the midwest for gas...but that's probably because we only have like 6 people who live here...
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Old 06-08-2009, 09:16 AM   #1852
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Heh. Nebraska is the most expensive f-ing place in the midwest for gas...but that's probably because we only have like 6 people who live here...
It seems like Nebraska took a stance last year of "Well, people are driving less, and we need that money, so gas taxes are going up again." Pieces of shit.
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Old 06-08-2009, 10:32 AM   #1853
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It seems like Nebraska took a stance last year of "Well, people are driving less, and we need that money, so gas taxes are going up again." Pieces of shit.
Yeah. For such a "conservative" state, we sho do like our gubment control and taxation of every damn thing. We just went "smoke free" thanks to the anti-smoke nazis (of course they raised the tax on cigarettes as well, just to stick it to us more). Nobody's talking about cutting budgets, so I guess we'll have to raise fuggin' taxes...

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Old 06-16-2009, 01:15 PM   #1854
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Crude seems to be stabilizing around the $70 mark. Gasoline is $2.64 and rising, but if crude stays where it is, I wouldn't expect the average to go much higher than $2.80/gallon.
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Old 06-16-2009, 01:22 PM   #1855
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So what has been the gain in the last 5 weeks? .80/gallon of unleaded?
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Old 06-16-2009, 01:24 PM   #1856
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So what has been the gain in the last 5 weeks? .80/gallon of unleaded?
~$0.40/gallon.
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Old 06-16-2009, 02:11 PM   #1857
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I don't think we'll see $4 gas again anytime soon, they want to get it as high as possible, but not to a point where we will change our driving habits. I bet it tops out at a little over $3 this summer.
WE all knew they would experiment with the gas prices again. They know from last year that $4 is our breaking point. They want to find the acceptable point now.

Don't forget, Obama thinks this is good for us.
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Old 06-22-2009, 11:55 AM   #1858
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Old 06-22-2009, 01:32 PM   #1859
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