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Gas prices up for 9th straight day (Obama's Fault)
cnn ^ | 3/18/2012 | staff

Posted on 03/18/2012 6:10:09 AM PDT by tobyhill

The national average price for a gallon of gasoline rose for the ninth straight day on Sunday to $3.838. That is now only about 6.7% below the record high of $4.11 from July 2008.

The average price rose by three-tenths of a penny, according to the survey of gas stations conducted for the motorist group AAA. Gas prices are now up more than 17% this year.

The nationwide average was $3.52 a gallon a month ago and $3.76 a gallon on March 9 -- the day that prices started rising again after a few days of slight declines.

Gasoline averages more than $4 a gallon in seven states: Alaska, California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, New York and Washington. Gas prices are also above $4 a gallon in the District of Columbia, according to AAA. At nearly $4.48 a gallon, Hawaii ranks as the nation's high. Prices are less than a dime away from $4 a gallon in Michigan, Nevada, Oregon and Wisconsin.

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


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gasprices; greenfail; obama; oil

1 posted on 03/18/2012 6:10:10 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill
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2 posted on 03/18/2012 6:13:46 AM 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
Yup....just keep printing money....

I'd love to figure out how much of this price increase is the dollar being devalued

That being said...the laws of supply and demand still exist (not with the administration) so if we started drilling everywhere and pump as much oil as possible...that MIGHT affect the price at the pump long term...

Yeah...I know that's a really stupid idea when we can grow algae farms instead. /S

3 posted on 03/18/2012 6:17:29 AM PDT by Popman (America is squandering its wealth on riotous living, war, and welfare.)
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To: Popman

"Somehow we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe."

4 posted on 03/18/2012 6:25:32 AM PDT by sr4402
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To: tobyhill
AAA Daily fuel gauge report
5 posted on 03/18/2012 6:33:16 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: sr4402
The press should be Chu-ing Obama’s @ss about the gas prices.
6 posted on 03/18/2012 6:35:38 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: tobyhill
"Making sure your tires are properly inflated, simple thing, but we could save all the oil that they're talking about."

- B. H. Obama (oil and gas expert)

7 posted on 03/18/2012 6:36:31 AM PDT by JPG (Hold on tight; rough road ahead.)
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To: Popman

“Ben Bernanke’s money printing is working its way from Silicon Valley north toward San Francisco.”
...
“This money will eventually work its way through the economy, but by the time it gets to most, the money will be bidding up the prices of milk, bananas and McDonald’s french fries.

The price-inflation will be massive. Be prepared.”

http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com/2012/03/san-francisco-real-estate-market.html


8 posted on 03/18/2012 6:38:09 AM PDT by MulberryDraw (I'm stocking up on toilet paper. It will hold its value better than the dollar.)
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To: tobyhill

Check out The Bears Explain The Price Of Gas if you want to know the real reason why prices are going up.

9 posted on 03/18/2012 6:41:48 AM PDT by Zakeet (Obozo is to competent as an Etch-A-Sketch is to art)
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To: tobyhill
$3.99 here at the Glen
10 posted on 03/18/2012 6:53:44 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: martin_fierro

Kalifornia desert....even the truckstop was $4.46 yesterday.


11 posted on 03/18/2012 7:06:46 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (Carterize Obama in November)
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To: tobyhill

Gas prices up.

Media: Not Obama’s fault.


12 posted on 03/18/2012 7:08:46 AM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else (Maybe Tim Thomas))
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To: tobyhill

The United States should be the leading oil producing nation in the world.

If this was allowed to happen Obama and the Left could NOT bring down the free market Capialist economy.

yep, it’s a conspiracy, but no theory.


13 posted on 03/18/2012 7:19:28 AM PDT by reaganator
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To: cripplecreek

All George W. Bush’s fault, according to the MSM.


14 posted on 03/18/2012 7:58:46 AM PDT by Astronaut
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To: Popman

I know that’s a really stupid idea when we can grow algae farms instead.

Tried putting algae in my gas tank - car ran like s****
after

Dont know what Zero is talking about....


15 posted on 03/18/2012 9:22:14 AM PDT by njslim (St)
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16 posted on 03/18/2012 9:48:31 AM PDT by QT3.14 (Life is not a Dress Rehearsal - it is Showtime!!)
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To: tobyhill
The way the leftmedia's been killing themselves spinning this issue, it's quite obvious that these high gas prices are going to put the big-time hurt on The One's chances for re-selection, and they know it.

Click the Gadsden flag for pro-gun resources!

17 posted on 03/18/2012 10:18:01 AM PDT by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: ErnBatavia
Kalifornia desert....even the truckstop was $4.46 yesterday.

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Election Day Nov. 2012:

On election day Nov. 2012, many voters will stop at their nearby gas stations to buy some gas before they head on to their voting site.

If gas is $5 or more a gallon when these voters buy their gas, they will leave the gas station in a very bad mood because of all that money they had to pay for just a few gallons of gas.

These angry voters may take out their frustration and anger in the voting booth by voting against Obama on election day Nov. 2012.

Warning: If President Obama keeps waiting and waiting before he tries something to lower the price of gas, he may wait too long and end up losing the election in Nov. 2012.

That is, if Obama continues to procrastinate and waits until June or later to try to lower the price of gas, it will be too late to save his presidency, because voters will conclude that Obama is trying to lower the price of gas merely to try to save his presidency and not to help the American public.

18 posted on 03/18/2012 11:34:30 AM PDT by john mirse
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To: nhwingut

“Media: Not Obama’s fault.” Well the media is wrong again. Hey Obozo, I got a suggestion for you: stick one thumb in your mouth and one thumb in your arse, now switch thumbs. That nasty taste in your mouth, is the same taste that American public taste every time we fill up our cars and trucks. It’s because of your incompetence. You can’t lead and won’t follow, so get hell out of the way.


19 posted on 03/18/2012 12:46:46 PM PDT by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: sr4402; All

“”Somehow we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe.””

Hmmmmm.......I wonder where Obama found this psychopath.


20 posted on 03/18/2012 2:24:29 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: ErnBatavia

I’m paying 5.00 for premium in Thousand Oaks


21 posted on 03/18/2012 2:26:21 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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