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Gas Prices Are Exploding In California And Experts Expect Them To Get A Lot Worse
Business Insider ^ | 10/4/2012 | Gary Richards

Posted on 10/04/2012 6:41:20 PM PDT by tobyhill

When Errol Emrich drove by a Shell station in his San Jose neighborhood last weekend, regular gas was selling for $4.05 a gallon. On Monday, it was $4.15. On Tuesday, $4.25. And this weekend? Analysts say it could reach a whopping $4.40. Problems at California refineries have slashed supplies across the state, cutting fuel production and raising wholesale prices -- the price stations pay for their gasoline -- by as much as 73 cents, to levels not seen since 2007. And that almost certainly will boost prices at the pump again soon. "California gasoline prices may surge in the next five days, perhaps to levels higher than February's $4.33-a-gallon average," said Patrick DeHaan, an analyst with Gasbuddy.com. "It is within the realm of possibility that average prices reach near $4.40 or even higher if the situation worsens."

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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: 2012; democrats; drillheredrillnow; envirofascism; gasprices
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1 posted on 10/04/2012 6:41:29 PM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

Welcome to the social justice paradise ...


2 posted on 10/04/2012 6:43:32 PM PDT by Snuph ("give me Liberty...")
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To: tobyhill

With luck, $8.40 will be CA’s lot shortly.

Good.


3 posted on 10/04/2012 6:43:36 PM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: Snuph

Not all of us consider it justice.


4 posted on 10/04/2012 6:45:30 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Ignorance is bliss- I'm stoked)
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To: tobyhill
I saw self serve cash regular at $4.519 today in Silicon Valley.
5 posted on 10/04/2012 6:45:40 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1353 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: tobyhill

and on election day the idiots will vote to raise the sales and other taxes (prop 30).


6 posted on 10/04/2012 6:45:57 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: Spktyr

As long as it gets there before Nov 6th...


7 posted on 10/04/2012 6:47:09 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1353 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: tobyhill

$10 a gallon gas in California on November 6th would cause a political earthquake.


8 posted on 10/04/2012 6:47:09 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: tobyhill

Gas Buddy Price Search for the best local buy


9 posted on 10/04/2012 6:47:37 PM PDT by deport
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To: null and void

Regular unleaded $4.53 in Riverside County!


10 posted on 10/04/2012 6:47:37 PM PDT by calicard
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
I've been putting this sticker on gas pumps:

"Somehow we have to figure
out how to boost the price of
gasoline to the [$8-$10/gal]
levels in Europe." - Barack Obama's
Energy Secretary Steve Chu. Had enough yet???

I've sized mine to fit twelve to a sheet of easy to remove bumper sticker stock...

I will send a dozen stickers to anyone who FReepmails me their address.

I will send the Excel file to anyone who FReepmails me their email address, PROVIDED they promise to only use removable stock.

11 posted on 10/04/2012 6:48:42 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1353 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

gas shortage
http://www.foxbusiness.com/news/2012/10/04/valero-suspending-gasoline-sales-in-california-spot-markets/


12 posted on 10/04/2012 6:48:45 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
$10 a gallon gas in California on November 6th would cause a political earthquake.

Does that mean they'd vote the Green Party instead of Dems?

13 posted on 10/04/2012 6:49:22 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

social justice, fascism same game more pleasant name


14 posted on 10/04/2012 6:51:46 PM PDT by Snuph ("give me Liberty...")
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To: tobyhill
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15 posted on 10/04/2012 6:52:29 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: tobyhill

Cool. Maybe the remaining conservatives in the state will flee to the north and turn Oregon and Washington into Republican states. :)


16 posted on 10/04/2012 6:53:16 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

i’d bet just $9 a gallon will do the trick.


17 posted on 10/04/2012 6:54:11 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: tobyhill

Actually Obama is sending gas from ‘safe’ states like California to ‘battleground’ states to keep their prices down until the election.

...

Well, wouldn’t he if he could?


18 posted on 10/04/2012 6:54:39 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: tobyhill

Weird, the have actually fallen a little here.


19 posted on 10/04/2012 6:55:49 PM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: tobyhill

Barry’s toads in the state run “media” said that the people living in this country love the new, higher gas prices.


20 posted on 10/04/2012 6:56:42 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Sorry Algore. It was attitude, NOT altitude.)
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To: muawiyah

Californians need to “pay their fair share”. Send it to $20 per gallon in CA for all I care.


21 posted on 10/04/2012 6:57:12 PM PDT by profit_guy
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To: tobyhill
Obama and his Democrats love high prices for food, gasoline, electricity and the other necessities of life for average income Americans.

They want Americans to be too busy working to pay for necessities instead of having time to ponder what the Democrats are doing to America.

22 posted on 10/04/2012 6:57:50 PM PDT by StormEye
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To: tobyhill

Carter’s fault.


23 posted on 10/04/2012 6:59:30 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Snuph
Good, perhaps it'll teach the idiots living there to stop voting straight-party Democrat.

Now let's have that happen here in Illinois too to teach the f'ing idiots here the same damn' thing!

24 posted on 10/04/2012 7:00:13 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: Snuph

Yeah, unless you live here and are continually outvoted by them. Then there is nothing pleasant about it.


25 posted on 10/04/2012 7:04:21 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Ignorance is bliss- I'm stoked)
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To: null and void
I saw self serve cash regular at $4.519 today in Silicon Valley.

It's already been higher than that in Chicago. Easily higher than that back in June/July.

Y'all ain't seen nothing yet, just keep voting straight democrat while Obama's EPA runs around shutting down refineries!

26 posted on 10/04/2012 7:05:20 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: tobyhill

Jerry Brown would sure look good in tar and feathers.


27 posted on 10/04/2012 7:08:03 PM PDT by stboz
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To: mrsmith

There is the possibility that huge spikes in gas could turn safe states into not so safe ones.


28 posted on 10/04/2012 7:08:36 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Ignorance is bliss- I'm stoked)
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To: tobyhill

Your reap what you sow.


29 posted on 10/04/2012 7:12:09 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: tobyhill

It’s high time that Californians stop raping the earth, get out of their cars, and ride bicycles, no, UNICYCLES. Align their behavior with their voting.


30 posted on 10/04/2012 7:13:26 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Where’s Yo Dollar?)
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To: tobyhill

Premium at $4.85 on the way home from work in San Diego. The Harley eats premium. No other price matters.


31 posted on 10/04/2012 7:15:42 PM PDT by Myrddin
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To: tobyhill

Has anyone thought about simply dropping the law requiring custom gas?

(hint)


32 posted on 10/04/2012 7:17:01 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (America doesn't need any new laws. America needs freedom!)
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To: tobyhill

I saw 4.65, 4.59 down to 4.09 about 6 hours ago for regular unleaded, price jumps of 50 cents in 3 or 4 days here in east&north san jose


33 posted on 10/04/2012 7:17:48 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: tobyhill

I assumed California had outlawed refineries. Who knew?

But if those refineries are the main source of their gasoline and they are in a pinch all I can say is “Tough tacos, Cali. Go cry to Gov. Moonbeam.”


34 posted on 10/04/2012 7:18:07 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
No, the majority west coasters (Granola crunchers/limousine liberals/welfare leeches) would blame the rise on greedy oil execs securing the 55 for Obama.
35 posted on 10/04/2012 7:19:45 PM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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To: null and void
Fantastic idea! That reminds me of the "Sticky Note Campaign" which looks like a great idea, too... I'm going to start doing this in PA and my sticky notes are going on gas pumps stating "Gas was $1.81 per gallon when Obama was elected... Vote Romney!"

http://www.theblaze.com/blog/2011/04/29/update-sticky-note-campaign-gains-momentum/

.

36 posted on 10/04/2012 7:20:29 PM PDT by Tamzee (The U.S. re-electing Obama would be like the Titanic backing up and ramming the iceberg again.)
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To: morphing libertarian

Don’t forget prop 38 which raises everyones taxes over 48K and Measure A (local tax measure). I feel lost in California. Help I just paid $4.49 for gas today.


37 posted on 10/04/2012 7:23:57 PM PDT by funfan
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To: funfan

no on 30 AND 38. Yes on 32.


38 posted on 10/04/2012 7:25:08 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: tobyhill

People in California should put Post-it notes on the gas station pumps reminding people that because of Obama’s policies rejecting the Pipeline gas prices will continue to skyrocket, which is EXACTLY what Obama and his cronies want


39 posted on 10/04/2012 7:31:29 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: funfan

Time to move.


40 posted on 10/04/2012 7:35:14 PM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

“Yeah, unless you live here and are continually outvoted by them. Then there is nothing pleasant about it.”

Call 1-800-GO-UHAUL. They can help.


41 posted on 10/04/2012 7:36:02 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat
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To: morphing libertarian

Thanks for letting me know about Prop 32. I have been seeing Ads for and against it but wasn’t very familiar with the Proposition. Now I know which way to vote..Yes on 32, no on 30 and 38(By the way what are those propositions about)


42 posted on 10/04/2012 7:36:13 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I’m going to do that. It will say “ Change you can Believe in
Spend it here”


43 posted on 10/04/2012 7:37:09 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Ignorance is bliss- I'm stoked)
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To: tobyhill

Have I ever mentioned my car insurance rate fell by half when I left California to return to America. It turns out 20% of the drivers in Colorado aren’t illegal aliens without insurance.


44 posted on 10/04/2012 7:38:06 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: martin_fierro

moped time.... shoulda come to the Fiesta, gas is $3.58 in NM. ;)


45 posted on 10/04/2012 7:39:18 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: funfan

“I feel lost in California. Help I just paid $4.49 for gas today.”

Help is at hand: 1-800-GO-UHAUL

Nothing in californication is worth dealing with the evil cretins that live there and run the state. Not the beauty, not the weather, not the (former) economic opportunity.


46 posted on 10/04/2012 7:40:54 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat
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To: usconservative

Good, perhaps it’ll teach the idiots living there to stop voting straight-party Democrat.
Now let’s have that happen here in Illinois too to teach the f’ing idiots here the same damn’ thing!

good thing i live close to wisconsin


47 posted on 10/04/2012 7:41:58 PM PDT by 1st Division guy
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

The more people associate the gas prices with Obama’s policies the worse it will be for him. People here are pissed, they even shut down a gas station at a Costco in Alhambra I believe because they “ran out of gas.” Also Ive seen gas prices here locally around 4:50 a gallon depending on the area, its ridiculous yet these fools keep on voting for Obama


48 posted on 10/04/2012 7:42:16 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda
30 is for Browns sales tax increase and also a tax increase for earners over 250K http://vig.cdn.sos.ca.gov/2012/general/pdf/30-title-summ-analysis.pdf 38 Molly Monger proposition backed by the PTA is a tax increase for all over 48K for 12 years. This prop is the one I hate the most because the commercials don't tell you it is a tax increase. Here is the link to it go to section 8 (on the right hand side) and it will show you how much tax you will pay. I would have to pay $1100.00

http://www.prop38forlocalschools.org/read-the-initiative.aspx

49 posted on 10/04/2012 7:47:47 PM PDT by funfan
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To: tobyhill

Don’t move here.


50 posted on 10/04/2012 7:47:55 PM PDT by REDWOOD99 ("Everyone should pay taxes. Everyone should pay the same rate.)
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