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Obama's Four Gallons of Gas Minimum Mandate
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Posted on 09/18/2012 9:33:08 AM PDT by tapatio

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To: nascarnation; Rinnwald
LOL! Do I need a licence to fly to use it?

BTW, Found a station in Midland thanks to rinnwald’s post #47! It’ll be worth the 28 miles to ignore the EPA.

101 posted on 09/18/2012 1:01:24 PM PDT by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: KittenClaws
It’ll be worth the 28 miles to ignore the EPA.

Both of my stations confirmed that they don't use ethanol. Wouldn't hurt to check, as it's a user-updated list.

102 posted on 09/18/2012 1:15:17 PM PDT by Rinnwald
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To: GeronL

>It’s insanity<

Aren’t we expecting a corn shortage in the near future? And yet, Obama’s EPA are charging forward with the introduction of E85 fuels. They’re despicable.


103 posted on 09/18/2012 1:26:58 PM PDT by Darnright ("I don't trust liberals, I trust conservatives." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)
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To: Rinnwald

Will do! I’ll post my findings if there is one.


104 posted on 09/18/2012 1:46:55 PM PDT by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: TigersEye

I guess I will have to pour most of the gas on the concrete.....

Not if there’s a liberal getting gas next to you.

Exactly.

Pour it on the lib.


105 posted on 09/18/2012 1:49:49 PM PDT by old curmudgeon
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To: old curmudgeon

Be kind though. Tell them not to use their cell phone to call for help. ;^)


106 posted on 09/18/2012 1:58:33 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: sickoflibs; tapatio; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; Impy; stephenjohnbanker; ...

” We are still allowed to own and drive cars? “

That ends Oct. 1st.


107 posted on 09/18/2012 2:20:50 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Make that November 7th, and I’m on board with your assessment.


108 posted on 09/18/2012 2:38:19 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Imagine how bad these global protests would be, if Obama hadn't won us so many new friends.)
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To: DoughtyOne

I thought abouth saying Nov. 7th.......you took care of it for me : )


109 posted on 09/18/2012 2:45:50 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

“abouth” is now a new word : )


110 posted on 09/18/2012 2:46:37 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Minutemen

My good chain saw cost me over $350 in 1993. I will happily pay more for E-free gas to not have to rebuild it.


111 posted on 09/18/2012 2:51:35 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: KittenClaws

100LL is definitely illegal for use in anything with a catalytic converter, but I assume it’s OK for engines without.
None of my OPE, including my Polaris ATV has a converter.


112 posted on 09/18/2012 2:55:59 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

No big. Your idea was dead on target.


113 posted on 09/18/2012 2:57:18 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Imagine how bad these global protests would be, if Obama hadn't won us so many new friends.)
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To: Mich Patriot

You are correct. Many credit card companies have a $75 limit—they say in case your card is stolen. One truck stop near me has that policy, etc. I must go inside & give the girl my card & tell her to restart the pump & give me 2 receipts.


114 posted on 09/18/2012 2:57:47 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: stephenjohnbanker

During the last tropical storm I saw on tv that in Cuba about 3% of the families have automobiles.

That’s likely the target for the Obama plan.


115 posted on 09/18/2012 3:00:44 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: nascarnation

I wouldn’t doubt it. BUMP your tagline!


116 posted on 09/18/2012 3:04:31 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Where’s the list of the “certain gas stations”?


117 posted on 09/18/2012 3:13:38 PM PDT by IM2MAD
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To: Melas

Any after market additives that we can use??


118 posted on 09/18/2012 3:18:43 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: tapatio; All
IMHO what is this about?

Small engines, especially 2 strokes, you buy a gallon or 2 can do your pre-mix and go.

But it is about anything gas powered and nudging it to stop or use something else.

My guess is GE has a line of battery powered yard tools ready to launch or GM does....

119 posted on 09/18/2012 3:19:24 PM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: IM2MAD

” Where’s the list of the “certain gas stations”?”

Good question


120 posted on 09/18/2012 3:19:33 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Uncle Slayton
You may want to consider not putting E15 or E20 Fuel into your motorcycle’s gas tank and stick with the E10 that will still be available with no minimum purchase.

For how long? This is just another small cut in the effort to bleed us out.

121 posted on 09/18/2012 3:39:19 PM PDT by Sarajevo (Don't think for a minute that this excuse for a President has America's best interest in mind.)
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To: jonascord
There is no way we can survive as a free nation without a great Killing. No one has the moral courage for that.

Yeah, yeah......anyone who does start an insurrection will be vilified, and by many on this site.

122 posted on 09/18/2012 3:47:42 PM PDT by Sarajevo (Don't think for a minute that this excuse for a President has America's best interest in mind.)
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To: tapatio
Allow me to throw in a metaphor here that's been happening since the 20's and has
been accelerated since the 80's and now it's in hyper-drive.

The Government has been pushing every so often to guage sentiment about how
far they can take our freedoms to give more power and control to the Government.

The key here is incremental as many here already know. They'll slap us with
some outrageous ideal about say "One Mile" then settle for 100-yards, and America
goes back to work and ignores the 100-yards thinking wow, it would've been much worse.

Well, it is much worse because over the decades that 100-yards has added up to 500 miles
and we keep clunking down the road on flat tires happy that the last round of control didn't
just rip our wheels off.

America is running out of gas to keep up with the 500-mile journey this generation.
The next generation will have to give up their money and freedom to keep us going
and the Gov will keep adding 100-yards every year we stop taking notice.

The end game will place America into third world status and dictatorship.

123 posted on 09/18/2012 4:00:32 PM PDT by MaxMax
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To: ridesthemiles

I know some hard core bikers who carry this: http://fuelmedics.com/

I personally don’t. I haven’t had a problem with the E10 I encounter. I haven’t seen any of these higher grade gasolines at the pump yet.


124 posted on 09/18/2012 5:00:22 PM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

I assume you’re looking for post #47.


125 posted on 09/18/2012 5:28:01 PM PDT by kitkat
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To: IM2MAD

I think you’re looking for post #47.


126 posted on 09/18/2012 5:29:04 PM PDT by kitkat
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To: nascarnation
100LL is definitely illegal for use in anything with a catalytic converter, but I assume it’s OK for engines without.
None of my OPE, including my Polaris ATV has a converter.

___________________________

So this is not an airline fuel? I thought you were joking!

I think most cars built after 2000 have catalytic converters because it was just cheaper to put them in all rather than cater to the states that required them.

127 posted on 09/18/2012 5:41:27 PM PDT by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: KittenClaws

Yes 100LL is for piston engined aircraft.
100 octane low lead.

http://www.100ll.com/

Actually almost all cars built since the late 70s/early 80s have cats.


128 posted on 09/18/2012 5:44:00 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: nutmeg

( * The EPA approved E15 for sale in the U.S. using a partial waiver, meaning it is only approved for some vehicles on the road— cars 2001 and later. * ) ... there you go folks, that is the motive and reason for Cash for Clunkers..... someone is lining their pockets with money... and it sure ain’t us.


129 posted on 09/18/2012 8:16:45 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: Iron Munro
" Or the guy who ran out of gas and only has a two gallon gas can? "

Or people running out of gas on a dangerous highways, roads, or neighborhoods.
I can see a lot of lawyers lining up if someone get's hurt with this.
130 posted on 09/18/2012 8:19:54 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: tapatio

THE DICTATOR HAS SPOKEN!!


131 posted on 09/18/2012 8:21:37 PM PDT by nicmarlo
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To: Nowhere Man

I remember times when gas was $ 1.00 and I had 89 cents to put in the tank just enough to get home.


132 posted on 09/18/2012 8:25:09 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: sickoflibs

” We are still allowed to own and drive cars? “ .... yes, if you can afford a “ Smart car “ .. or a $ 30,000 + Chevy Volt.


133 posted on 09/18/2012 8:30:45 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: American Constitutionalist
RE “” We are still allowed to own and drive cars? “ .... yes, if you can afford a “ Smart car “ .. or a $ 30,000 + Chevy Volt.

Occasionally I see a smart car on my way to work, usually the same woman driving. That is a scary vision of the future they have planned for us, driving those toy cars.

134 posted on 09/18/2012 8:59:38 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is still a liberal. Just watch him. (Obama-ney Care ))
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To: Ancesthntr
I've also been there, and a couple days ago I was behind a guy at the local Stop & Rob who wanted "$10 on pump 3." Just in case the dense dictator-wannabees in the Fauxbama administration can't do simple math, $10 isn't going to buy 4 gallons of gas (or milk, for that matter - thanks a Shiite-load for both, you f'ing morons!).

I'd say, "Phuck'em!" FYI, next time I buy gas, I'm going to get 3.5 gallons repeatedly, until I've filled up my car.


I know, I remember when $10 got you at least half a tank, not anymore. B-(
135 posted on 09/18/2012 9:13:23 PM PDT by Nowhere Man (June 28th, 2012, the Day America Jumped The Shark.)
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To: Michael Barnes
I feel for ya buddy...Been “there” before and it is no fun. Take care out there, better days will come.

I hope so. I feel like I slipped into a weird, parallel world.

136 posted on 09/18/2012 9:15:54 PM PDT by Nowhere Man (June 28th, 2012, the Day America Jumped The Shark.)
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To: sickoflibs

Would they be classified as skateboards ?


137 posted on 09/18/2012 9:50:29 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: nutmeg

This is outrageous!

But what that Obama does isn’t?

Thanks for the recent pings my friend


138 posted on 09/19/2012 7:55:07 AM PDT by Syncro (The Tea Party is Dead!--MSM/Dems LONG LIVE THE TEA PARTY!)
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To: tapatio
Rage Monkey Asks, When did America become the Soviet Union?
139 posted on 09/19/2012 7:57:59 AM PDT by Lazamataz (RAGE MONKEY RULEZ!!!)
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To: Syncro
Thanks for the recent pings my friend

You're welcome, FRiend. I try my best to keep those pings to a minimum, but... lots of news breaking out all over lately.

God: PLEASE let this 4-year long nightmare end on 1-20-13!!

140 posted on 09/19/2012 9:30:50 AM PDT by nutmeg (I'm with Sarah Palin and Ted Cruz: "ABO"/Ryan 2012)
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To: tapatio

Piss on the nazi EPA. I’ve got a two gallon gas can. I’ll fill it, then let the other two gallons run out on the street. How about THAT, envirofascists?


141 posted on 09/19/2012 9:48:08 AM PDT by EdReform (Oath Keepers - Guardians of the Republic - Honor your oath - Join us: www.oathkeepers.org)
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To: tapatio

My kid just started driving and he pump $10 at a time how does that help him.


142 posted on 09/19/2012 10:54:35 AM PDT by conservmassrep (Its not the size of the dog in the fight...its the size of the fight in the dog)
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To: tapatio

IT IS AN ATTACK ON SPORTSTER RIDERS!!!!!!!!


143 posted on 09/19/2012 11:52:01 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: Raycpa

Everyone hold on to your hats; next comes the gas guzzler ban (i.e., the sale of more than 10 gallons). If he can set a lower limit with a presidential order, he can set an upper limit.


144 posted on 09/19/2012 11:57:51 AM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: tapatio
The commercial writes itself.

Blue collar worker pulls up to a gas pump in a beat up old car, takes a ten dollar bill inside. Clerk says I can't sell you gas - 4 gallon minimum. "But I have to get to work." Four gallon minimum, President Obama says. "This is all the money I have left. I need to get to work to make more." "Four gallon Minimum. Under President Bush a ten spot could get you four gallons. Not no more. Sorry, buddy."

Cut to shot of worker on highway with his thumb out.

145 posted on 09/19/2012 12:17:14 PM PDT by In Maryland (Our rights come from nature and God, not government. - Paul Ryan)
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To: GeronL

Fits right in with how much health care you are required to purchase.

As soon as his buddies take over some other industries, you can look forward to similar requirements.


146 posted on 09/19/2012 2:38:57 PM PDT by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: Raycpa

Count me in.

But to be fair, the democrats balance this out with a maximum size on sodas. So you see it all evens out.


147 posted on 09/19/2012 2:41:01 PM PDT by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: ridesthemiles
My good chain saw cost me over $350 in 1993. I will happily pay more for E-free gas to not have to rebuild it.

I bought A Husqvarna chain saw in 1997. It was easy to start and ran great until I had to begin using 10% ethanol/gas a few years ago. Not long after that it became hard to start and finally stopped running at all. The mechanic at the local Husky shop checked it out and said the carburetor and some rubber & plastic parts were ruined by the ethanol. It would have cost about 2/3 as much to replace the carb and everything else that was damaged as a new saw would cost. I didn't think that was a very good idea, so I bought a new Echo saw at Home Depot that started every time with one pull for about the first year or a bit longer. Now it's also getting hard to start, and my leaf blower has also begun running poorly.

I also wonder what ethanol may be doing to my Toyota. The owner's book says ethanol/gas is OK. So far it's starting easily and running well and gets 35-37 mpg on the highway after 65K miles, but who knows what kind of damage is being done but hasn't shown up yet? The Echo saw was also supposed to be OK with ethanol/gas and the hard starting didn't start showing up for a year or so.

Oh yeah, I almost forgot to mention this. My old Dodge pickup's engine is missing badly, and putting in new plugs and ignition wiring didn't help a bit. So I guess ethanol has probably ruined something in it's gas lines and carburetor. The government shouldn't even allow selling this ethanol crap as motor fuel, but instead it almost forces us to buy it. If I had my way we would vote out everybody in the current government and start over again with new people who have our best interest in mind.

148 posted on 09/19/2012 10:08:15 PM PDT by epow (The light of the world is Jesus)
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To: tapatio

first they came for the big gulps... and i said nothing.


149 posted on 09/20/2012 7:45:36 AM PDT by teeman8r (Armageddon won't be pretty, but it's not like it's the end of the world.)
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