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Americans Spend $900 More A Year On Gas Under Obama
Breitbart.com ^ | February 23, 203 | Winton Hall

Posted on 02/23/2013 2:18:19 PM PST by Kaslin

Today, Americans are spending $900 more annually on gas than they did in 2009.

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


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: airfarts1; costofliving; demagogicparty; energy; gasoline; jerkinchief; obama; obamarecession; obamataxhike; opec; partisanmediashills

1 posted on 02/23/2013 2:18:28 PM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

The neat thing...because of the tax structure...we are paying more on gas taxes now, than we ever did before.


2 posted on 02/23/2013 2:21:53 PM PST by pepsionice
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To: Kaslin
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3 posted on 02/23/2013 2:24:09 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Kaslin
I wonder how the blowhards are feeeeeling right now after bashing bush for eight years
over his so-called cronyism and paying off his big oil buddies.
They all deserve a punch in the nose from Tony the Tiger.
4 posted on 02/23/2013 2:28:45 PM PST by MaxMax
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To: Kaslin

It is more than that for my wife and me!


5 posted on 02/23/2013 2:31:43 PM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: MaxMax

Yeah remember when Pelosi made such a big deal when the average price of gas was $2.36 a gal? Now you don’t hear not one peep out of her nor of any of the other rats


6 posted on 02/23/2013 2:40:44 PM PST by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Red_Devil 232

Wow, what grade of gas do you use and how far do you have to drive to work?


7 posted on 02/23/2013 2:43:13 PM PST by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin
Just for grins, I looked up my personal records on this.
2009: Spent $1,623
      Drove 12,991 miles
      First fillup, Jan 11, gas cost 1.329/gal
      Last fillup,  Dec 26, Gas cost 2.459/gal

2012: Spent $2,193
      Drove 11,222 miles
      First fillup, Jan 04, gas cost 3.009/gal
      Last fillup,  Dec 18, Gas cost 2.909/gal
FWIW, I lived both these years in South Carolina which has one of the lowest state tax on gasoline.
8 posted on 02/23/2013 2:54:41 PM PST by upchuck (nobama fact #69: For each job created by the nobama administration, 75 people went on food stamps.)
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air farts 1


9 posted on 02/23/2013 3:01:04 PM PST by devolve ( -------- -- --It is not where Obama was born that is the problem - it is where he*s living now--)
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To: upchuck

Wow. I could only wish gasoline would go, and stay, below $3/gallon. It’s around $3.65-$3.75 here.


10 posted on 02/23/2013 3:13:25 PM PST by madison10
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To: Kaslin

I’d think this pales in comparison to the additional money it costs to feed a family now over the course of a year.


11 posted on 02/23/2013 3:23:33 PM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Kaslin

We use regular and do a 62 mile round trip to work.


12 posted on 02/23/2013 3:28:53 PM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Red_Devil 232

That is a lot of money, but then it depends also on the state you are located


13 posted on 02/23/2013 3:34:32 PM PST by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin

Wonder how much more Americans are spending on blood pressure medication with Zero in the Mulatto Hut?


14 posted on 02/23/2013 3:35:01 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: upchuck

Wow! Now that’s record keeping at it’s finest!


15 posted on 02/23/2013 3:52:23 PM PST by Beowulf9
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To: Kaslin

Gasoline prices rose nearly 180% under Bush until they crashed during the world economic crisis, a crisis that Bush apparently did nothing to head off.


16 posted on 02/23/2013 4:01:03 PM PST by wideminded
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To: Kaslin

When Bush was in office the local news called it ‘The Oil Crisis” when reporting the price of gas,with kettle drums banging in the background. Now it’s called the “AAA Report” and all is smiles. *sigh*


17 posted on 02/23/2013 4:04:43 PM PST by 4yearlurker (I hate February.)
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To: Kaslin

Turns out that I spend more on Diesel.


18 posted on 02/23/2013 4:09:16 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Kaslin

wonder how much the pro obammy voters spent driving to their post office to pick up their free phones?

next year, the will be able to deduct the mileage.


19 posted on 02/23/2013 4:20:09 PM PST by hadaclueonce (you are paying 12% more for fuel because of Ethanol. Smile big Corn Lobby,)
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To: wideminded
Yeah, it went up to $4.12 in June of 2008 thanks to the rats who had both houses and after President Bush lifted the ban on the Outer Continental Shelf exploration the average price per gal went down to $1.61 per gal average. In some areas it was even lower.

So don't tell me that President Bush did nothing about it. You was obviously sleeping the entire time

20 posted on 02/23/2013 4:21:50 PM PST by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Paladin2

My son used to drive 18 wheelers and it used to to me that the price of Diesel was so high, since it is a by product of gasoline. I do remember when Diesel was a lot lower then gasoline. Now it’s just the opposite


21 posted on 02/23/2013 4:27:28 PM PST by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Beowulf9
Wow! Now that’s record keeping at it’s finest!

Thank you. I started keeping fairly detailed records when I retired in 1999. It's not hard at all and takes just a couple of minutes a day. It's sort of a hobby.

I use Excel spreadsheets and let Excel do all the heavy lifting.

22 posted on 02/23/2013 4:30:12 PM PST by upchuck (nobama fact #69: For each job created by the nobama administration, 75 people went on food stamps.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Kaslin.

The Obama Tax Hike

to go with

The Obama Recession


23 posted on 02/23/2013 4:32:44 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Kaslin
I do remember when Diesel was a lot lower then gasoline.

I remember when pearl kerosene was fifteen cents per gallon. Now it's $8.00/per gallon in 5 gallon cans.

24 posted on 02/23/2013 4:33:57 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (I)
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To: Alaska Wolf

When I wuz a kid the gas wars had regular at ~$0.18/gal.


25 posted on 02/23/2013 4:35:49 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

Even when I lived in CA in the early 70’s gas was ~ $0.30/gal.


26 posted on 02/23/2013 4:36:54 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: pepsionice
The neat thing...because of the tax structure...we are paying more on gas taxes now, than we ever did before.

Only if we're consuming more now. All states and the fed tax fuel per gallon. It's a fixed rate excise tax. That excise tax varies by state and fuel type (the fed rate is 18.4 cents/gallon for gas and 24.4 cents/gallon for diesel). Some states do add sales tax on top of this (California, Connecticut, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, New York and Virginia), but most do not. The higher the price of fuel, the lower actual percentage cost of the fuel tax, again, excepting those states that charge a sales tax on top of everything else.

27 posted on 02/23/2013 4:38:05 PM PST by IYAS9YAS (Rose, there's a Messerschmitt in the kitchen. Clean it up, will ya?)
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To: Kaslin

I’m actually spending a lot less on gas than I did in 2009, because Obama eliminated my entire branch at the Missile Defense Agency at the end of 2011 and now I drive a lot less.


28 posted on 02/23/2013 4:55:19 PM PST by American Quilter (I will succeed despite the liberals.)
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To: Kaslin

But he is a cool guy and black and I’d vote for him again.

Signed, uninformed voter.

PS. Hey, why is gasoline so much more expensive. And BTW, why did my taxes go up? I am confused. I know — those evil oil companies and the Republicans. Oh wait, its Bush’s fault, too.


29 posted on 02/23/2013 5:35:25 PM PST by dhs12345
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To: upchuck

Whats gas in SC right now ???

Ill be there later this week...


30 posted on 02/23/2013 6:41:18 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: Kaslin

if only bush was out of the white house, we could fix these gas prices....


31 posted on 02/23/2013 7:34:49 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Kaslin

it’s on purpose. otherwise too many people would buy 50-mpg clean diesel cars and start denting into the supply meant for truckers.


32 posted on 02/23/2013 7:38:07 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Kaslin
Today, Americans are spending $900 more annually on gas than they did in 2009...wife spent this Saturday afternoon sympathizing with our niece who was literally sobbing about how badly her finances had deteriorated since the first of the year - now paying twice as much to drive to work for both her and her husband due to higher gas prices, and trying to adjust to the two percent cut in their takehome pay from the Payroll Tax along with hikes in their medical insurance and pension contributions - but all we get from Obama is whining and wailing because the government's funds are likely to be cut by two percent - let the politicians learn what it's like to tighten their belts like the little people do all the time......
33 posted on 02/23/2013 9:02:54 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Tennessee Nana
Whats gas in SC right now ???

I'm in Aiken county which is across the river from Augusta, GA. Yesterday, Friday, $3.599/gal. Today, Saturday, $3.479/gal.

YMMV

34 posted on 02/23/2013 9:15:13 PM PST by upchuck (nobama fact #69: For each job created by the nobama administration, 75 people went on food stamps.)
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To: Tennessee Nana

Try this:

http://gasbuddy.com/Gas_Prices/South_Carolina/index.aspx


35 posted on 02/23/2013 9:18:20 PM PST by upchuck (nobama fact #69: For each job created by the nobama administration, 75 people went on food stamps.)
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To: Kaslin

- How much did Jet-X fuel did it cost to get Moochelle’s “wide body” up to cruising altitude when she traveled alone up to Cape Cod?


36 posted on 02/23/2013 9:34:29 PM PST by devolve ( -------- -- --It is not where Obama was born that is the problem - it is where he*s living now--)
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To: Kaslin
Just for fun, tell a liberal that the price of gasoline has doubled since Obama took office in 2008.

They will say you are wrong, so you google it for them.

37 posted on 02/23/2013 11:24:00 PM PST by Slyfox (The key to Marxism is medicine - Vladimir Lenin)
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To: devolve

Ahh, 85 billion dollars?


38 posted on 02/23/2013 11:30:09 PM PST by DISCO
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To: Intolerant in NJ

2% pay roll tax increase my foot. When my and I were still working 7% percent was each taken out of our paychecks and I am sure out of yours too, when you was still working so when the pay roll tax went up the first of the year it went to were it was before. Needless to say those on Social Security did not see a increase for two years except for the medicare deduction that is taken out of our ss checks every month


39 posted on 02/24/2013 12:52:05 AM PST by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: DISCO

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I believe only one (1) takeoff up to cruising altitude for Moochelle costs US taxpayers $85,000

Then add on the distance to Spain, Cape Cod, or Hawaii

Then add the landing

Then add the armed Secret Service agents

(Valerie Jarrett had six (6) Secret Service agents on her Va-Ca to Olde Cape Cod)

The Obamas took three (3) separate jets to Cape Cod and a few hours apart

Quit griping about filling up your gas tank - Walk!

The Obamas cost US taxpayers one (1) billion ($1,000,000,000) a year

The entire British family costs UK taxpayers 258 million dollars a year

Let’s rent the Brit Royal Family and hire Romney to run the USA

“Ground” the Obamas with extreme prejudice or duct tape them to drones!

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40 posted on 02/24/2013 5:08:47 AM PST by devolve ( -------- -- --It is not where Obama was born that is the problem - it is where he*s living now--)
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To: Kaslin

Well yes, if you were making big money and reached the limit on SS taxes every year (about one hundred thousand by now I think) you stopped paying for the year, and at the beginning of the next year your taxes jumped back up to the seven percent again - but even those not making that much had a decrease of two percent on all they were paying for the last few years as part of Obama’s stimulus - at least back then he understood that leaving money in the hands of the people would get the economy moving - that decrease stopped automatically the first of this year - and even though Obama’s crowing about how he helped save the tax cuts for the middle class, he has never said a word about that return of the two percent, and loss of two percent take home pay, for that same middle class - one of his many dirty little secrets......


41 posted on 02/24/2013 9:06:08 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Kaslin
1. July 14th, 2008: Bush lifts presidential moratorium on Outer Continental Shelf exploration.

2. Regular gas price drops to $3.65 by September 8, (an 11% drop), then rebounds to $3.84 the following week (down less than 7% from peak)

3. That same week in September, 2008 the financial crisis starts.

4. The price of gasoline drops 70% by the end of December due to a dramatic fall in demand caused by the financial crisis.

So don't tell me that President Bush did nothing about it.

I didn't say Bush did nothing about the price of gas. I said he did nothing about heading off the financial crisis that was building during his entire term. I guess that did help with the price of gas - temporarily.

42 posted on 02/25/2013 1:51:29 PM PST by wideminded
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