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Gas Prices Grow More Under Obama than Carter (Obama getting what he asked for, high gas prices.)
chicago tribune ^ | 4/10/2012 | Lauren Fox

Posted on 04/10/2012 3:10:28 PM PDT by tobyhill

Marking the similarities between President Barack Obama's time in office and former president Jimmy Carter's is nothing new. But as of Monday, Obama has hit one more Carter benchmark - both saw gas prices double in their first term of office. [See Where Gas Prices are Spiking the Most]

In fact, while just barely, Obama has seen an even higher gas price increase than Carter dealt with under his administration.

Under the Carter administration, gas prices increased by 103.77 percent. Gas prices since Obama took office have risen by 103.79 percent. No other presidents in recent years have struggled as much with soaring oil prices. Under the Reagan administration, gas prices actually dropped 66 percent. When Bill Clinton was president, gas prices grew by roughly 30 percent, and under both Bush presidencies, gas prices rose by 20 percent.

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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: drillbabydrill; energy; gasprices; oil

1 posted on 04/10/2012 3:10:36 PM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

DISMANTLE the Department of Energy. What are we paying these clowns for? And while we’re at it...

Make legisatures (state and federal) part-time, 1/10th the pay with NO perks, NO insurance, NO staff, NO interns, NO insider-trading, NO franking, NO vacations, etc., etc. These POS politicians and their crickets-chirping enablers need to get a job doing something productive not progressive.

—That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.

Alter it.


2 posted on 04/10/2012 4:05:56 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: PGalt

This alone should end his Presidency

3 posted on 04/10/2012 4:20:27 PM PDT by scooby321 (h tones)
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To: tobyhill; PGalt; scooby321

Definitely have to vote for Obama, he is fulfilling his campaign promises: High gasoline prices, closing down coal fired electric plants, increasing the cost of electricity. Better Obama than a Mittlard flipflopper.

4 posted on 04/10/2012 4:31:58 PM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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