Skip to comments.Gas spike hits drivers (Obama's fault)
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 ...
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..
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.
$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.
When will Baraq initiate EBT for the gas pump?
Thanks tobyhill. OPEC is the enemy, but OPEC has plenty of shills.
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.
I've heard good things about those chevettes.
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....”
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.
It’s actually the car that replaced the chevette.. The caviler model year 2000.
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.
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!
If you think gas is high now, just wait until he’s finished
emptying the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
I’m surprised that car made it through the governments war on good used cars a couple years ago.
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.
I agree 100%. They are the prime sleezdogs in the world. But at least they are losing viewers every day.
the cavalier? it’s average MPG is to high to have qualified for CC.
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