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Gas spike hits drivers (Obama's fault)
CNN Money ^ | 9/12/2012 | Chris Isidore

Posted on 09/12/2012 4:06:06 PM PDT by tobyhill

As the summer driving season comes to an end, motorists who were hoping gas prices would fall are instead getting hit with a big jump, especially in the Northeast.

The average price of a gallon of regular gas increased 1.5 cents nationally for the second straight day, taking it to $3.86 in AAA's latest reading Wednesday. The back-to-back price moves follow what had been a lull in gas price activity after an August run-up in prices caused by Gulf Coast refinery disruptions as Hurricane Isaac approached.

Prices had been expected to retreat quickly once the Gulf region's facilities came back online. But Tom Kloza, chief analyst at the Oil Price Information Service, said the retreat in prices following the storm is being delayed because Isaac hit so close to Sept. 15.

(Excerpt) Read more at money.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2012; drillheredrillnow; gasprices; obama

1 posted on 09/12/2012 4:06:10 PM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

Outside Chicago it’s 4.29/gal


2 posted on 09/12/2012 4:08:27 PM PDT by Pit1 (Obeeee is useless.)
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To: tobyhill

Still a modest $3.68.9 in Hampton Roads, VA.


3 posted on 09/12/2012 4:10:14 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: tobyhill
The EPA blends, ethanol and oil regulations boost the prices. Obama thinks we need European prices ($8-$9/gal)which would really help the economy. Especially in less dense places like Wyoming.

/sarc

4 posted on 09/12/2012 4:12:27 PM PDT by BipolarBob (Biden: "HOPE and CHAINS for all 57 states".)
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To: tobyhill

3.99 a gallon in Minneapolis...

I just bought a little 4 banger to supplement my 3/4 ton van.

100 bucks every day or two in the tank hurts to much to continue.

Little car cost me 4 tanks of gas. should pay for it’s self in no time.


5 posted on 09/12/2012 4:12:52 PM PDT by cableguymn
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To: tobyhill

Our houses are worth less, our retirements are worth less, we pay more at the pumps.......we are less safe...the country is almost bankrupt


6 posted on 09/12/2012 4:13:03 PM PDT by FreedBird
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To: tobyhill

Obama doesn’t care, he never has to pay for gas or his million dollar vacations.


7 posted on 09/12/2012 4:14:47 PM PDT by Ryan_Rubio_2016
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To: FreedBird

And not only is Obama still in the white house.. There is enough people willing to vote for him to send him back!


8 posted on 09/12/2012 4:16:44 PM PDT by cableguymn
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To: tobyhill
gas went up here this morning from $4.09 to $4.15
9 posted on 09/12/2012 4:18:13 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: cableguymn

The uninformed voters will re-elect a Obama. The media manipulates a bunch of dummies.


10 posted on 09/12/2012 4:20:02 PM PDT by FreedBird
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To: FreedBird

>> we are less safe...the country is almost bankrupt...

Yeah, but we’re green, gender-interchangeable, and diverse!

(in fact, da longer Barky has the helm, diverse it gets.)


11 posted on 09/12/2012 4:21:51 PM PDT by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: Nervous Tick

This is Affirmative Action President at work. He is Simon Says with the country and media. Most people follow blindly without a brain.


12 posted on 09/12/2012 4:26:07 PM PDT by FreedBird
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To: luvbach1

Come on down to Texas. Paid “just” $3.51.9 in Houston suburbs. Generally about a dime higher in the city though.


13 posted on 09/12/2012 4:26:51 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: FreedBird

>> Most people follow blindly without a brain.

Chin up! Some do; but I respectfully submit that MOST do NOT.

The Kenyan’s going DOWN in November.


14 posted on 09/12/2012 4:30:56 PM PDT by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: Nervous Tick

I pray you are right. Dick Morris agrees with you!


15 posted on 09/12/2012 4:32:24 PM PDT by FreedBird
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To: tobyhill

I want it to be $8 or more per gallon the week before election day, just to drive the point home.


16 posted on 09/12/2012 4:33:39 PM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: tobyhill

Gas was $1.49 in midstate PA on the day when the Kenyan raised his paw to steal the oath of office.

$3.95 today, up TWENTY-THREE PER CENT from the year’s low of $3.19 on July 1.


17 posted on 09/12/2012 4:42:47 PM PDT by lightman (Settling for the "lesser of two..." is still choosing Evil)
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To: Grams A
Come on down to Texas. Paid “just” $3.51.9 in Houston suburbs.

$3.49 in Hill Country today.

18 posted on 09/12/2012 4:48:33 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything)
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To: tobyhill

I live near the coast in Washington state. Mid grade has been over $4.20 for several weeks. At one place I saw it at $4.50.

We love traveling around our country and have done so for more than 40 years. I now tow an Airstream trailer.

It is common for us to spend as much as 5k+ on our 30 day vacation. This year, for the first time, we stayed home. Instead, we are working on our property, out on our boat fishing and spending far less money. Oh, I have been killing the Coho Salmon run. ;>)

Thanks to Obama and his filthy democrats, another 5k+ has been kept out of our economy this summer.

Obama has got to go.....


19 posted on 09/12/2012 4:50:14 PM PDT by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Ryan and the other guy.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: tobyhill
here in Somerset PA. where flight #93 occurred in a Field in Shanksville, PA. gas is $3.90 and even $3.94 at some stations...never can this county support these prices..this County is ‘welfare’ and retired..it will totally destroy our lives..

we must drive many miles to grocery shop, doctor apps. even to attend church..forget our volunteering any longer...miles add up to empty tanks...sad..really sad...never have I seen the economy so bad. even under Carter..

Please vote Obama out of power...

20 posted on 09/12/2012 4:57:36 PM PDT by haircutter
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To: tobyhill
one more comment..

when GWB was President, the MSM daily trashed GWB on the gas prices and the number of dead Military in Iraq...

now under B.Hussein O. the MSM remains quiet about fuel prices and the number of dead in Afghanistan..

WHY DO THEY COVER FOR THIS MAN??DOES HE THREATEN THEIR FAMILIES LIKE AXELROD HAS BEEN REPORTED DOING TO POLL TAKERS..

21 posted on 09/12/2012 5:06:20 PM PDT by haircutter
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To: Pit1

Well, Chicago is one up on Seattle. Regular 89 octane gas is $4.22. It cost me over $85.00 to fill the tank of my Dodge Caravan and it wasn’t completely empty. It so expensive I can’t afford to go anyplace after I got it filled.


22 posted on 09/12/2012 5:12:52 PM PDT by Vinylly
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To: Paine in the Neck

$3.49 in Hill Country today.”

We were out your way over Labor Day. Stayed at Stablewood Springs in Hunt. Beautiful place and looked at some property but just a little pricey for us. River was way down and limited to one man kayaks but everything else looked a lot greener than last summer.


23 posted on 09/12/2012 5:22:53 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Grams A
A modest $3.68.9 was sarcasm.
24 posted on 09/12/2012 5:23:43 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: cableguymn
There is enough people willing to vote for him to send him back!

Maybe not.

25 posted on 09/12/2012 5:24:58 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: tobyhill

When will Baraq initiate EBT for the gas pump?


26 posted on 09/12/2012 5:28:39 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: tobyhill
iFAIL

Cheers!

27 posted on 09/12/2012 5:36:37 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks tobyhill. OPEC is the enemy, but OPEC has plenty of shills.


28 posted on 09/12/2012 5:50:06 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: cableguymn

What gets me is how fast and large the moves have become. It went from 3.77 to 3.99 in a matter of hours.


29 posted on 09/12/2012 5:53:24 PM PDT by DManA
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To: cableguymn
Little car cost me 4 tanks of gas. should pay for it’s self in no time.

I've heard good things about those chevettes.

30 posted on 09/12/2012 6:02:06 PM PDT by palmer (Jim, please bill me 50 cents for this completely useless post)
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To: luvbach1

A modest $3.68.9 was sarcasm.”

It’s interesting how the frog in the water thing has been so successful. I can remember when gas was $.25 a gallon but we would wait a day or two because Hudson Oil would always start a gas war and it would go down to $.19. Not too long ago I was real excited when it dropped to $3.22 for a day or so and made sure I topped my tank off while it was “only....”


31 posted on 09/12/2012 7:20:38 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Grams A

Grams, you might be my age. I, too, remember the gas wars of the 1950s and 19c/gallon. I used to buy retread tires for $6 or $7 that fit my 1941 Olds. That was the time that McDonalds had 15-cent hamburgers, soon to inflate to 18 cents. I cut lawns for $1.00/hour.


32 posted on 09/12/2012 8:10:08 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: palmer

It’s actually the car that replaced the chevette.. The caviler model year 2000.


33 posted on 09/12/2012 8:24:21 PM PDT by cableguymn
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To: luvbach1

I cut lawns for $1.00/hour.”

Wow, you made the big bucks. I had my first job in 1955 or 1956, $.76 an hour typing collection letters on a manual typewriter. I could type 80 wpm so my boss was impressed and increased my pay to $.80 an hour after I was there a month. Wasn’t quite old enough to work but my mom lied about my age because everybody in the family needed to work. The $7.60 might not seem like a lot but it really helped out in those days.

We never went out to eat so I don’t know if there was a McDonalds or not.


34 posted on 09/12/2012 8:38:15 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: tobyhill

After reading the article, the prices become doubly infuriating: The Gov’t can’t even design a regulation to switch from the more expensive summer gas blend to the cheaper winter gas blend without causing a spike in prices as the change occurs. Idiots!


35 posted on 09/12/2012 9:27:22 PM PDT by Paul R. (We are in a break in an Ice Age. A brief break at that...)
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To: tobyhill

If you think gas is high now, just wait until he’s finished
emptying the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.


36 posted on 09/12/2012 10:21:59 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: cableguymn

I’m surprised that car made it through the governments war on good used cars a couple years ago.


37 posted on 09/13/2012 2:10:21 AM PDT by palmer (Jim, please bill me 50 cents for this completely useless post)
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To: Pit1

If Bush were still in office, the press would be pounding on this 24/7. Since, “The One” is President, stone silence. The press does its major damage to conservatives, not just by what it reports, but what it refuses to even talk about.


38 posted on 09/13/2012 3:25:10 AM PDT by onevoter
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To: onevoter

I agree 100%. They are the prime sleezdogs in the world. But at least they are losing viewers every day.


39 posted on 09/13/2012 4:42:37 AM PDT by Pit1 (I'm so sick of O-nut head. All the demoRats have to go.)
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To: palmer

the cavalier? it’s average MPG is to high to have qualified for CC.


40 posted on 09/13/2012 5:02:39 AM PDT by cableguymn
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