Skip to comments.Gas is well over $3.00, AND No Uproar...Why Not?
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.
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.
Because that would be racist.
Yep and he’s a Marxist Democrap.
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.
I have thought about some bumper stickers that say, “Thank Obama and his Democrats for the price of gas.”
It’s $2.66 here. It’s about time we were under the national average.
It was $3.46 yesterday at the Sunoco down the street from me.
I would email Sarah Palin if I had her email address.
$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.
$3.49 here two days ago.
Yep, silence from the media
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!
here’s another blast from the past
“Democrats Quick to jump on Bush when gas hits $3 per gallon”
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.
Americans are muckin forons. It just takes a little frog cooking mechanics.
You guys elect idiots to office!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Considering all you can do is drive in a circle, $4.00 a gallon ain’t bad.
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.
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.
Don’t worry, the uproar about gas prices will begin when the new republican congress is sworn in.
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.
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.
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.
When people start back to work after the holidays you will start to hear the bitching. Most in the media are on holiday too.
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.
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.
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. ;-)
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.
Only about $2.78 here in Biloxi/Gulfport. Unfortunately, I drive an old diesel Mercedes and that’s around $3.10.
Oh, and natural gas will go sky high, too. ;-)
America is dead.
Drill Baby Drill !
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.
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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.
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).
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.
There's your bumper sticker!
Obama biggest recipient of British Petroleum cash