Gas Price Perspective

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    To help ease the pain of your next trip to the pump...

    Think a gallon of gas is expensive? This makes one think, and also puts things in perspective.

    Diet Snapple 16 oz $1.29; $10.32 per gallon

    Lipton Ice Tea 16 oz $1.19; $9.52 per gallon

    Gatorade 20 oz $1.59; $10.17 per gallon

    Ocean Spray 16 oz $1.25; $10.00 per gallon

    Brake Fluid 12 oz $3.15; $33.60 per gallon

    Vick's Nyquil 6 oz $8.35; $178.13 per gallon

    Pepto Bismol 4 oz $3.85; $123.20 per gallon

    Whiteout 7 oz $1.39; $25.42 per gallon

    Scope 1.5 oz $0.99; $84.48 per gallon

    And this is the REAL KICKER...

    Evian water 9 oz $1.49; $21.19 per gallon - $21.19 for WATER - and the buyers don't even know the source. (Evian spelled backwards is Naive.)

    So, the next time you're at the pump, be glad your car doesn't run on water, Scope, Whiteout, or, God forbid, Pepto Bismol or Nyquil.

    Leave it up to the creative Americans to look for the silver living in every trying situation. Now they just need to go to work and find an alternative to gasoline.
     
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    I bet that list was made up by Oil Companies to make us feel better about their executives getting hundreds of millions of dollars in bonuses, perks, etc.

    :(
     
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    I don't think so D..they won't have signed their death warrant with:
    Would they?
     
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    Maybe you should find a job with a giant corporation and work your way to the top, so that others can berate you for working hard, as well. (please note the sarcasm....)

    I certainly hope that I can get 100's of millions in bonuses someday for working hard for a compnay that provides goods and services that EVERYONE depends on!
     
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    I can't wait to get to a position to hold the nation hostage for few reasons other than greed. yay! :)
     
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    Greed? define greed for us D.
    This will be fun.
     
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    Sorry bud... I have to disagree with you on this one. Have gas prices affected the way you live to the point where you can't afford to buy food/clothes because you need the gas money?
     
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    Yes. Everything I buy is more expensive.
     
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    i gassed up yesterday cost me $40.....that is $10 than a month ago

    that is $40 more per month....$40 that i won't spend on something else

    if i didn't make what i make it would put a dent in my lifestyle

    i am sure that this affects a lot of people that make $10 / hr
     
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    "Last year I made $100,000,000. This year, i only made $90,000,000. I've 'Lost' $10,000,000. I'd better raise prices of my product!"

    Greed.
     

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