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Gas is well over $3.00, AND No Uproar...Why Not?
12-27-10 | Self

Posted on 12/27/2010 4:12:54 PM PST by CincyRichieRich

I shake my head watching the news, almost to tears...no uproar in our great country at gas being $3.19 here in Cincinnati. Why is there no uproar? Why are the masses so ignorant of: * Obama us unconstitutionally declared offshore drilling illegal * Obama and the Dems have stopped any drilling in ANWR * Obama has the EPA and other fiat groups * The media/MSM have perpetrated the lie that it is because China and India demand that our gas is so high... * The media have perpetrated the lie that it is OPEC that have forced the high prices...bull crap

The truth is our president has by fiat caused this and is also by Soros and his gang favoring the foreign drillers he invests in.

The truth is if there was an uproar with pitchforks and if our Republican real leaders would be on the news telling the truth about this, we'd be drilling in our country, have more refineries, nuclear plants, and being free of Saudi and OPEC.

That's the truth, all else is bull crap, even from folks on our FREEP have bought the "demand issue" as the culprit. Horse crap.


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I'm sick with this as Obama wants the high price as does his SIERRA commies and it's destroying our dollar and our farce that the inflation index doesn't include food and fuel...horse crap.

Yep, I'm pissed and venting. What will it take for our leaders to listen and get in front of the camera? Anyone have Palin's contact info? She isn't even vocal enough...I don't think our leaders drive enough to even notice. It is killing our businesses and ability to get ahead.

1 posted on 12/27/2010 4:12:56 PM PST by CincyRichieRich
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To: CincyRichieRich
Why is there no uproar?

Because that would be racist.

2 posted on 12/27/2010 4:14:15 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: EGPWS

Yep and he’s a Marxist Democrap.


3 posted on 12/27/2010 4:16:14 PM PST by alice_in_bubbaland (DeMint/Ryan 2012!!!!!)
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To: CincyRichieRich

Still under $3 here. A lot of folks don’t really pay attention to gas prices, I pull in, I swipe the card, I fill the pump, maybe I look at the final tally, I leave.


4 posted on 12/27/2010 4:16:19 PM PST by discostu (Keyser Soze lives)
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To: EGPWS

I have thought about some bumper stickers that say, “Thank Obama and his Democrats for the price of gas.”


5 posted on 12/27/2010 4:16:32 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: CincyRichieRich

It’s $2.66 here. It’s about time we were under the national average.


6 posted on 12/27/2010 4:16:45 PM PST by Choose Ye This Day ("As government expands, liberty contracts." -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: CincyRichieRich

It was $3.46 yesterday at the Sunoco down the street from me.


7 posted on 12/27/2010 4:16:57 PM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: CincyRichieRich

I would email Sarah Palin if I had her email address.


8 posted on 12/27/2010 4:17:49 PM PST by CincyRichieRich (Keep your head up and keep moving forward!)
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To: discostu

Problem explained.


9 posted on 12/27/2010 4:17:56 PM PST by hope
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To: La Lydia; RandallFlagg

10 posted on 12/27/2010 4:18:58 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: CincyRichieRich
It's $4.00 here in Hawaii. You guys are not paying your fair share.
11 posted on 12/27/2010 4:19:15 PM PST by fish hawk (RINO-plasty: Congressional surgery done with a vote.)
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To: CincyRichieRich

$3.31 in Western Washington. The difference is to fund that truly lovely light rail that no one rides in the Seattle area.

The stations are truly pretty to look at. One of the crosswalks looked like it should had been in the Museum instead of outside in the rain.

I felt the odd sense that I was looking at the future rusted hulk of the roman empire right before my eyes.


12 posted on 12/27/2010 4:19:37 PM PST by dila813
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To: Jet Jaguar

Great minds.....!


13 posted on 12/27/2010 4:19:55 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: mass55th

$3.49 here two days ago.


14 posted on 12/27/2010 4:20:08 PM PST by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: CincyRichieRich

Yep, silence from the media

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2009/06/when_gas_hits_3_a_gallon_who_w.html

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2639493/posts

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-500803_162-3887750-500803.html


15 posted on 12/27/2010 4:21:04 PM PST by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: CincyRichieRich

It’s only bad when it happens during times when non-communists are running the country.

In other words...

Gas at $3.00+ a gallon when Bush is President = BAD!
Gas at $3.00+ a gallon when Obama is President = GOOD!


16 posted on 12/27/2010 4:22:29 PM PST by meyer (Obama - the Schwartz is with him.)
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To: CincyRichieRich
$5 - $7 dollar gasoline is what the Commie in the WH and his environMENTAL wakos WANT. They are happy it is heading that way, it means more subsidies for "GREENIE ENERGY" and LIGHT RAIL. They are hell bent to deprive Americans of their automobiles.

Don't expect the journalists to write and stories about high gas during the Kenyan's admin.
17 posted on 12/27/2010 4:22:29 PM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: CincyRichieRich

here’s another blast from the past
“Democrats Quick to jump on Bush when gas hits $3 per gallon”

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2009/06/when_gas_hits_3_a_gallon_who_w.html


18 posted on 12/27/2010 4:23:49 PM PST by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: CincyRichieRich

Do you remember summer 2008 (during congressional summer break before melt down Sept), when regular folks demanded Nancy Pelosi, House Speaker, recall the House and do something about the $147/bl oil? She refused.
This is all in the plan, IMHO.


19 posted on 12/27/2010 4:24:16 PM PST by griswold3 (Employment is off-shored, away from govt. regulations, price pressure groups, and liabilities.)
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To: silverleaf

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,193107,00.html

oops


20 posted on 12/27/2010 4:24:16 PM PST by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: CincyRichieRich
Because Al Gore claimed that gasoline should cost $5.00per gallon during the 2004 debates on national television, and 50% of the public thought that would be responsible energy policy, and wanted it.

Americans are muckin forons. It just takes a little frog cooking mechanics.

21 posted on 12/27/2010 4:24:43 PM PST by blackdog
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To: fish hawk

You guys elect idiots to office!


22 posted on 12/27/2010 4:24:50 PM PST by 9422WMR (Illegal is not a race)
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To: dila813
The difference is to fund that truly lovely light rail that no one rides in the Seattle area.

Incorrect. The 18th Amendment to the Washington State Constitution provides that gasoline tax money shall be spent only on highways. In 1967, the Washington State Supreme Court extended that to car ferries, arguing that car ferries were movable bridges for the purpose of moving cars from one shore to another.

Sound Transit's projects are funded out of license plate tab fees and the sales tax.

23 posted on 12/27/2010 4:24:55 PM PST by Publius (No taxation without respiration.)
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To: silverleaf

The silence will be broken when there is an “unexpected” downturn in the economy next month. A dime a gallon a week (they have been careful to keep it to this level) may not seem bad but it puts people in a mood to keep the money in their wallet and not spend it.


24 posted on 12/27/2010 4:25:02 PM PST by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: discostu
A lot of folks don’t really pay attention to gas prices,...

I don't feel too bad when I fill up the Honda, but when I pull the truck up and fill it, I have to gasp for air. It costs the price of a week's worth of groceries to fill that thing now.

25 posted on 12/27/2010 4:25:42 PM PST by meyer (Obama - the Schwartz is with him.)
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To: CincyRichieRich

Huh? Da, Zero is president donchano... hands off on the gas price issue. my local tv news people got the memo didn’t you? they no longer hang at everday at gas stations with the camera on the price as they ask why you the consumer are not outraged... FUMSM!


26 posted on 12/27/2010 4:27:06 PM PST by VastRWCon (Taxed to Death)
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To: CincyRichieRich

It is around 3.05 here. The price of gas always goes up just in time for the holidays, though. I noticed after T-giving
it was like a nickel more - to the highest price since early May.


27 posted on 12/27/2010 4:28:00 PM PST by erlayman
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To: fish hawk

Considering all you can do is drive in a circle, $4.00 a gallon ain’t bad.


28 posted on 12/27/2010 4:28:23 PM PST by maddog55 (OBAMA, You can't fix stupid...)
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To: hope; discostu
Problem explained.

Yup, exactly (and no, not ripping on you discostu).

So many people are not looking at the bigger picture that these higher gas and diesel prices are GOING to effect their every day lives on every level very soon (probably now, but many just "swipe their cards"). Higher prices across the board and there is no reason for it other then marxist's over-regulating everything to death, including us.

But I'm preaching to the choir.

29 posted on 12/27/2010 4:29:26 PM PST by Michael Barnes (Guilty of being White.)
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To: CincyRichieRich

They don’t care. I remember when gas was closing in on 4.00 a gallon in summer of ‘08 and when school started back in August, the parents in the car rider line would sit for 30-45 minutes with their engines and a/c running. Not good for the car or the wallet and I’d cut mine until the bell rang and the line started moving.


30 posted on 12/27/2010 4:29:54 PM PST by Qwackertoo (New Day In America November 03, 2010)
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Don’t worry, the uproar about gas prices will begin when the new republican congress is sworn in.


31 posted on 12/27/2010 4:30:21 PM PST by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ...In the US the number is 54%)
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To: CincyRichieRich
Remember last time it went close to $4.00/gal under Bush, and ExxonMobil recorded record profits. Remember the spectacle of seeing oil execs hauled before congress and the likes of Schmuck Schumer and Maxine Waters grilling them and threatening to nationalize their companies..

So the question is where's all this liberal outrage now? Easy, it's because even a half-assed investigation would reveal that it's Hussein and his socialist anti-drilling policies that are causing this run up in price. The fact that the MSM isn't asking the question proves once again that journalism is dead.

32 posted on 12/27/2010 4:30:27 PM PST by YankeeReb
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To: CincyRichieRich

I was even more sick of this issue when gas was $4 a gallon, which is coming soon, but will be more painful this time as the economy is much worse and inflation has eaten 50% of the dollar in the last seven years alone.


33 posted on 12/27/2010 4:30:47 PM PST by Righter-than-Rush
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To: CincyRichieRich

I appreciate all the feedback and lively discussion; the point is gas in THIS country should be $1.50 / gallon and not higher. It can and could and should be done if the right people were in power. Our side are also IDIOTS as they aren’t even complaining about it.


34 posted on 12/27/2010 4:31:21 PM PST by CincyRichieRich (Keep your head up and keep moving forward!)
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To: CincyRichieRich

When people start back to work after the holidays you will start to hear the bitching. Most in the media are on holiday too.


35 posted on 12/27/2010 4:35:20 PM PST by 23 Everest (A gun in hand is better than a cop on the phone.)
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To: meyer

Luckily I don’t have a large tank to fill, just a Sentra and a Tocoma. Sometimes it can still shock me, last time I upgraded vehicles to my current Sentra the tank size increased by 4 gallons and in the time between the last fill-up of the old car and the first fill-up of the new was the start of the 2006 spike, that first tank was a “holy crap”. Since the price doesn’t effect my need (if the tank is empty the tank is empty, there’s no waiting for a sale) I think I actually trained myself not to pay attention.


36 posted on 12/27/2010 4:35:38 PM PST by discostu (Keyser Soze lives)
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To: Jet Jaguar
Had a little chat with my brother in upstate NY on Christmas day, JJ, and he told me it's not just gas prices that bothers him, it's the ethanol and oxygenation that kills his gas mileage. Less bang for the buck....even with a 4 banger.

What really got him PO'd was the price of heating fuel doubling on a holiday weekend just before a snowstorm. If the storm is as bad as it's being reported, he'll be burning firewood for a few days.
37 posted on 12/27/2010 4:36:14 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: BIGLOOK

Central S.C. here.

Two days of snow. It’s melted now.

But 6 nights so far of temps into the teens.

I imagine the home heating oil guys here keeping busy.


38 posted on 12/27/2010 4:41:41 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: CincyRichieRich

East Asia, with manufacturing increasing over the past several years, is consuming more fuel despite claims since the middle of 2007 that the opposite would happen with our lack of personal borrowing and spending. Here, in the USA, when people are tired of watching TV, they drive around. Supply & demand. Free markets. With inflation in China, the prices of its products will rise for us, too.

Gasoline and propane will go much higher over the next year and a half. Eventually, most employees at every level of government will be laid off. We’ll get better leadership and smaller government out of the deal.

Maybe we’ll see nuclear exchanges. Globalism is about to die. So is political correctness. Regulations won’t be as enforceable. The neighborhood hens will become quieter (see lack of enforcement, public school employees unemployed, dead HOAs, etc.). Now there’s some good news. ;-)


39 posted on 12/27/2010 4:42:43 PM PST by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt), NG, '89-' 96, Duncan Hunter or no-vote.)
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To: Michael Barnes

I certainly would like it cheaper. But gas is such an inflexible need it really does no good to pay attention to the price. When my tank is empty it’s time to fill it up, doesn’t matter if gas is a buck a gallon or ten bucks a gallon, the tank is empty. And I think that’s the case for most people. I suppose folks that have more vehicles than drivers have a certain flexibility and can push off fill-ups at least a little, but for most of the populace it’s a pointless issue.

Although some folks just seem to obsess on it. My sister-in-law’s family is like that, any time they know you got gas they ask how much it was. That’s actually when I noticed how little I pay attention to it, when they kept asking and I couldn’t even give them a ballpark.


40 posted on 12/27/2010 4:42:51 PM PST by discostu (Keyser Soze lives)
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To: CincyRichieRich

Only about $2.78 here in Biloxi/Gulfport. Unfortunately, I drive an old diesel Mercedes and that’s around $3.10.


41 posted on 12/27/2010 4:44:59 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("You don't have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body." CS Lewis)
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To: CincyRichieRich

Oh, and natural gas will go sky high, too. ;-)


42 posted on 12/27/2010 4:44:59 PM PST by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt), NG, '89-' 96, Duncan Hunter or no-vote.)
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To: CincyRichieRich
Because the sheeple have no leader to rouse them.

America is dead.

43 posted on 12/27/2010 4:47:09 PM PST by Clint Williams (America -- a great idea, didn't last. The only reasonable response to jihad is Crusade.)
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To: CincyRichieRich

Drill Baby Drill !


44 posted on 12/27/2010 4:47:47 PM PST by TYVets
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To: CincyRichieRich

Why is there no uproar? One, because oil is only “big oil” when a republican is in the white house. And two, the media wouldn’t report it if there was an uproar.


45 posted on 12/27/2010 4:49:01 PM PST by Terry Mross
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To: CincyRichieRich
Re. fuel prices and big spending on government employees...

Facts about Sarah Palin (my title)
Via Email | Unknown | [Not unknown. Here it is.] Dewie Whetsell, Alaskan Fisherman

Posted on Sun 11 Oct 2009 01:18:45 AM MST by Neil E. Wright

"2 - Now with the CBC gone, there were fewer Alaskan politicians to protect the huge, giant oil companies here. So, she constructed and enacted a new system of splitting the oil profits called "ACES". Exxon (the biggest corporation in the world) protested and Sarah told them "don't let the door hit you in the stern on your way out." They stayed, and Alaska residents went from being merely wealthy to being filthy rich. Of course the other huge international oil companies meekly fell in line. Again, give me the name of any other governor in the country that has done anything similar."


TRANSCRIPT: Sarah Palin's RNC Speech
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2074322/posts

This was the spirit that brought me to the governor’s office when I took on the old politics as usual in Juneau, when I stood up to the special interests, and the lobbyists, and the Big Oil companies, and the good-old boys...When oil and gas prices went up dramatically and filled up the state treasury, I sent a large share of that revenue back where it belonged: directly to the people of Alaska. And despite fierce opposition from oil company lobbyists, who kind of liked things the way that they were, we broke their monopoly on power and resources. As governor, I insisted on competition and basic fairness to end their control of our state and return it to the people.


...supports extra, "early funding for [public] education" (Alaska State).

Governor Palin Signs Domestic Violence Legislation
http://us4palin.com/governor-palin-signs-domestic-violence-legislation/
["Domestic violence,"...little bonus there.]

Palin Speaks to Investors in Hong Kong
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2346270/posts

The Chinese Connection via the CLSA: Sarah Palin Enters the Lion’s Den
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/2345119/posts

I'm not happy with either Democrats (of course) or Republicans. Both are in the pockets of communist-sympathizing free traitors, who have too many relatives in government employment. There's nothing conservative about that.


46 posted on 12/27/2010 4:54:47 PM PST by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt), NG, '89-' 96, Duncan Hunter or no-vote.)
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To: CincyRichieRich

And both Democrats and Republicans pass too much spending and too many anti-business regulations in their own locales (see zoning laws against small manufacturing starts on large acreages in remote areas).


47 posted on 12/27/2010 4:56:20 PM PST by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt), NG, '89-' 96, Duncan Hunter or no-vote.)
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To: CincyRichieRich
If we had any leaders worthy of the name, they'd be as angry as the rest of us. Why is gas so expensive? Because of our.... "leaders". They are purposely devaluing the dollar, in order to extend their ability to spend money that doesn't belong to them in the first place.

They refuse to allow Americans to drill for American oil in American waters and on American soil... but gladly lease the same to foreigners. They allow our enemies (all of whom - save Canada - seem to be swimming in oil for some reason) to dictate our foreign policy. They impose taxes and regulations that destroy incentives for rational energy production while pushing unprofitable public expenditures (misnamed "investments") on solar and wind power.

If I didn't know better, I'd think our own government was trying to destroy our nation. But I don't know any better - because the truth presents itself openly whereas lies often require creative elaboration.

48 posted on 12/27/2010 5:05:34 PM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: meyer; Jet Jaguar
Gas at $3.00+ a gallon when Bush is President = BAD!
Gas at $3.00+ a gallon when Obama is President = GOOD!

There's your bumper sticker!

49 posted on 12/27/2010 5:17:43 PM PST by Jane Long (2 Chron 7:14)
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To: CincyRichieRich

Oil-Bama!

Obama biggest recipient of British Petroleum cash

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0510/36783.html


50 posted on 12/27/2010 5:22:23 PM PST by cruise_missile (Fox: Swap Shepard Smith time slot with Glenn Beck)
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