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Unhappy public not sure who to blame for high gas prices 
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/unhappy-public-blame-high-gas-prices-article-1.1048819 ^

Posted on 03/22/2012 10:01:54 PM PDT by TigerClaws

LOS ANGELES — Families canceling vacations. Fishermen watching their profits burn up along with their boats’ gasoline. Drivers buying only a few gallons of gas at a time because they can’t afford to fill the tank.

From all corners of the country, Americans are irritated these days by record-high fuel prices that have soared above $4 a gallon in some states and could top $5 by summer. And the cost is becoming a political issue just as the presidential campaign kicks into high gear.

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


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KEYWORDS: 2012electionbias; agitprop; americanpravda; howtostealanelection
AP story.

Four years ago it was all Bush's fault.

Now? ABO - anybody but Obama.

1 posted on 03/22/2012 10:01:58 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

Oh, we know who to blame — we know who IS to blame!, and for oh-so-many reasons.

He may make light of gas prices, but everything we buy is affected at every level (consider farm prices). DUH!!


2 posted on 03/22/2012 10:06:30 PM PDT by cyn
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To: TigerClaws

Yeah, when a Republican was in office the MSM always mentioned ‘Bush’ when they talked about gas prices. Now, I don’t hear ‘the president’ or ‘Obama’ mentioned at all. Funny that!


3 posted on 03/22/2012 10:07:32 PM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: TigerClaws
April 24, 2006

Democrats Eager to Exploit Anger Over Gas Prices

By MICHAEL JANOFSKY

NY Times- one paragraph snip

Officials at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, which advises House candidates, said they sent a memorandum to candidates on Thursday offering guidance on using the issue to their advantage. The memorandum includes a “sample statement” that recommends telling voters, “Americans are tired of giving billion-dollar tax subsidies to energy companies and foreign countries while paying record prices at the pump.”

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/featured_articles/20060424monday.html

4 posted on 03/22/2012 10:09:28 PM PDT by Mark (Don't argue with my posts. I typed while under sniper fire..)
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To: TigerClaws

To the extent the headline has any truth:

The reason is, because many are still unable to accept the possibility the media is simply lying to them. They still give any claim in the media - veto power over their own brains.

They cling bitterly to the idea of real journalism.

When they finally see the truth, there’ll be heck to pay.


5 posted on 03/22/2012 10:10:41 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ("The door is open" PALIN 2012)
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To: TigerClaws

Who writes this crap?!!!

I know EXACTLY who to blame!


6 posted on 03/22/2012 10:13:09 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: TigerClaws

I hope gas goes to six dollars a gallon.I want the people who voted for the marxist to really feel the pain of the hopey changey crap.He can try and blame the oil companies of which he has all along.Thats not going to change the fact that the idiot at the top will suffer vote wise.Even dumbasses will see him riding around in AF1 while they get some measley welfare check and think “why not me”?


7 posted on 03/22/2012 10:15:26 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: TigerClaws



Mohamed went mohamecidal because mohamed commanded him to!

Murdered by islam.
March 2012 Toulouse


8 posted on 03/22/2012 10:17:44 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Mohammedan law every woman must belong to a man will delay the end of slavery until Islam has ceased)
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To: TigerClaws


9 posted on 03/22/2012 10:20:27 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: TigerClaws

For anyone who wants to BLAME someone and don’t know where to start, you could start with Barry and his EnviroRATS and you would be pretty much right on the money with your choice.


10 posted on 03/22/2012 10:30:20 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (It's time to WEAN the government off of our money.)
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To: TigerClaws
Unhappy public not sure who to blame for high gas prices

Imagine if you will a place where John Q. Public
can't find his butt with both hands.
You have just entered...

The 0bama Nation!

11 posted on 03/22/2012 10:30:29 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: TigerClaws

For anyone who wants to BLAME someone and don’t know where to start, you could start with Barry and his EnviroRATS and you would be pretty much right on the money with your choice.


12 posted on 03/22/2012 10:30:39 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (It's time to WEAN the government off of our money.)
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To: TigerClaws

Domestic production for domestic use. Quit selling our crude on the world market at OPEC prices. We should only be selling finished fuel at OPEC prices if it is surplus production that is slated for export. Domestic demand trumps foreign demand. The US is currently a net exporter of finished gasoline, due to lack of demand, so why is the price so high for a product that isn’t in demand? World market pricing is the answer.


13 posted on 03/22/2012 10:33:15 PM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: ReneeLynn

Yeah, when a Republican was in office the MSM always mentioned ‘Bush’ when they talked about gas prices.
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Well, it was common knowledge that when gasoline was hovering between 2-2.50 it was because Bush and Cheney were playing into the hands of BIG OIL and were personally putting the profits in their own pockets.

I believe this because Reid and Pelosi told me so and it was reported by the MSM every night along with the daily body count in Iraq.


14 posted on 03/22/2012 10:34:41 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98) Let's start from scratch by voting ALL incumbents out.)
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To: ReneeLynn

Yeah, when a Republican was in office the MSM always mentioned ‘Bush’ when they talked about gas prices.
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
Well, it was common knowledge that when gasoline was hovering between 2-2.50 it was because Bush and Cheney were playing into the hands of BIG OIL and were personally putting the profits in their own pockets.

I believe this because Reid and Pelosi told me so and it was reported by the MSM every night along with the daily body count in Iraq.


15 posted on 03/22/2012 10:34:55 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98) Let's start from scratch by voting ALL incumbents out.)
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To: xrmusn
Yeah, when a Republican was in office the MSM always mentioned ‘Bush’ when they talked about gas prices.

I recall "speculators" being blamed.

16 posted on 03/22/2012 10:39:47 PM PDT by Doe Eyes
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To: TigerClaws

That sounds familiar. Today I noticed a popular and pricey local cafe had closed. It was owned by a nationally known chef (not his main joint) and a destination for the snobby yuppies (single egg and toast $5, but it was all organic, farm fresh, and politically correct to the max.) Notices in the windows thanking the customers, the unemployed now employees and the suppliers. No mention of the reasons, but what could it be if not Obama economy? Well, the owner happens to be a rabid Obama-Clinton supporter and fundraiser.


17 posted on 03/22/2012 10:40:35 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: TigerClaws

Ah, the continuing destruction of the middle class.
18 posted on 03/22/2012 10:45:11 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: ReneeLynn
It is the opposite. We hear the President is not to blame and he can not make the prices go up or down. I read an article from the AP yesterday and the last sentence had Bush with prices higher then now saying "When adjusted for inflation” which is a total joke. In the later part of 2008 prices were down to $1.76 and started going up in Jan. 2009 and have been going up ever since. The media spins lies and I am sick of it. I wish people would wake up or move out of US.
19 posted on 03/22/2012 11:11:42 PM PDT by funfan
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To: ReneeLynn
It is the opposite. We hear the President is not to blame and he can not make the prices go up or down. I read an article from the AP yesterday and the last sentence had Bush with prices higher then now saying "When adjusted for inflation” which is a total joke. In the later part of 2008 prices were down to $1.76 and started going up in Jan. 2009 and have been going up ever since. The media spins lies and I am sick of it. I wish people would wake up or move out of US.
20 posted on 03/22/2012 11:14:53 PM PDT by funfan
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To: TigerClaws

Lying sacks o crap.
We do know who to blame.
Obama and the Energy Dept. Their war on oil is certainly a factor in the higher prices.


21 posted on 03/22/2012 11:23:40 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: TigersEye

Thats funny but you should change the The Obama Nation! to The Obama Zone. I love the Twilight Zone


22 posted on 03/22/2012 11:25:04 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Liberals are clinging bitterly to their New York Times, Washington Post, MSNBC talking heads, NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN????

And here we thought only conservatives cling to things, such as clinging to guns and religion.


23 posted on 03/22/2012 11:25:42 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: TigerClaws

The same as when teens and twenty-teens were told by Viacommie-MTV that BUSH was bringing back the draft in 2004. They would interrupt programming with the “breaking news”.

Except the only legislation in the House and Senate came from 100% Democrat politicians.

I overheard a mother say that her kids threw up their hands and weren’t going to vote because “both” sides were wrong on this matter (Bush blamed for bringing back the draft somehow made him RESPONSIBLE for the Democrat legislation I guess).

The Democrat Party and the MSM wants the public dumb and democrat.


24 posted on 03/22/2012 11:26:52 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: funfan

0bama Zone was my first thought but 0bama Nation is already a meme and has that double entendre thing going for it. Plus the U.S. is a nation and... ;^)


25 posted on 03/22/2012 11:28:59 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: funfan

President Obama says that he had no part in this. It’s the unstable nature of the Middle East. After HE took responsibility for knocking over the Egyptian and Libyan governments and propping up the Iranian government.


26 posted on 03/22/2012 11:31:10 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: a fool in paradise

Well there has always been turmoil in the Middle East as far back as I can remember but this is the highest I have ever paid for gas $4.37 a gallon 2 days ago I am in California.


27 posted on 03/22/2012 11:35:46 PM PDT by funfan
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To: TigerClaws

Anyone who knows the economics of supply and demand understands why gas prices are moving towards $5/gallon. However, there are too many who would never know that 2+2 = 4 if the media said it was 5. Zer0 is counting on the idea that the sheeple never do.


28 posted on 03/22/2012 11:45:58 PM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: TigerClaws

“not sure”???

Only the lying Commie Obama buttcrack lickers could ever play “Where’s Waldo” when the blame squarely lies with Obama, Reid, Pelosi, the Sierra Club, Earth First and the EPA/Dept. of the Interior.

Oh, and the Saudis fund all the Green groups here, shhhh....


29 posted on 03/23/2012 12:03:37 AM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers.....)
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To: factoryrat

So, are you saying that domestic producers should not be allowed to participate in the free market, and be required to offer their product here at reduced profits?
Sounds like a plan to redistrbute wealth to me....


30 posted on 03/23/2012 3:29:32 AM PDT by PalmettoMason (South Carolinians need to start choosing a primary challenger to Nikki Haley NOW!!!!!!!)
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To: TigerClaws

Anyone who doesn’t know who to blame isn’t “unhappy”, they are stupid.


31 posted on 03/23/2012 3:54:26 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: TigerClaws

Gas has more than doubled since obammy became pres.
Course that and anything else bad that has happened since he took charge is NOT his fault.
Still, all Bush’s fault?
What a complete a-hole this narcissist marxist punk is.


32 posted on 03/23/2012 4:14:30 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: TigerClaws
Stop drilling and permits ---- OBAMA

Inflate the dollar --- OBAMA and Bush

Middle East War --- OBAMA and Bush

Stop Pipe lines --- OBAMA

Promote bad solutions for other fuel with tax payer dollars --- Obama and Bush

Make bad government energy policy ---Obama 100% and Bush about 50%

Close refineries --- OBAMA

Not support building new refineries --- Obama and Bush

Kill Coal ---- Obama

33 posted on 03/23/2012 4:24:44 AM PDT by bmwcyle (I am ready to serve Jesus on Earth because the GOP failed again)
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To: Doe Eyes

I recall “speculators” being blamed
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I distinctly recall ‘them’ speculating that the prices were going up because Bush was from Texas and Cheney was still on the Haliburton ‘payroll’ so us ‘peons’ were picking up the bill and the ‘obscene profits’ the Oil Companies were getting virtually going into Bush & Cheneys pocket.


34 posted on 03/23/2012 9:29:35 AM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98) Let's start from scratch by voting ALL incumbents out.)
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To: PalmettoMason

The idea I was driving at was to use domestic crude solely for domestic consumption, combined with savings from refining and distribution locally, and decoupling the price from the world market for personal consumption, it would be a big boost for the domestic economy. Unless that is if you are taking the shareholder’s position, in which case your margins will be quickly outstripped by inflation caused by uncertainty of energy prices, along with reduced demand for the product you profit from. Five dollar a gallon fuel is a really strong incentive to find other means to move from point A to point B. It’s called called pricing yourself out of the market.


35 posted on 04/01/2012 9:52:43 PM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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