Gas prices on the rise

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    So gas prices are $3.99 here in Oregon and people are complaining UP A STORM! Talking about how it's Obama's fault and blah blah blah this and blah blah blah that...... Um does no one remember in 2008, WHEN BUSH WAS IN OFFICE, that gas prices peaked at $4.50 a gallon (In Oregon during June) and then started plummeting BECAUSE OF THE FINANCIAL MELTDOWN! Had we not had that I can't IMAGINE what gas prices would be right now.
     
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    Gas is $7.09 on Catalina. It isn't nearly as bad as it's going to get.
     
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    My wife has been complaining that I never take her anywhere expensive. Yesterday we got in the car and i drove her to the gas station.

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    Good. Maybe they will get off their asses and DO something about it.
     
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    Every year, gas prices go up, people grumble about it, people who have nothing to do with gas prices are blamed for them, and new life is breathed into an old chain email. Most people have likely seen an email or post on Facebook, saying people should stage a “gas boycott” and evade pumps for a day to drive down prices. That message continues to circulate, despite the fact that gas boycotts never work. Article source: Gas boycott emails still circulating, still dead wrong
     
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    We are doing something about it.

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    Yep. When they can just ship the fuel offshore and get more for it, they don't care whether we buy it or not.
     
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    Same with the job's, where as they don't care if Americans work anymore either, especially when dealing with the wealth generated by oversee's cheap labor and/or the many new markets exploited for huge profits in result of, and all at our nations security and expense in the end.
     
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    We need to get gas prices back to where a dollar would get you a gallon of gas to cut your grass with, instead of putting 4.00 dollars into a gallon jug to cut your grass with. Now that is rediculous I think.

    We should be paying no more than a buck fifty at the pump max, then this economy and America would sail on to new heights un-imagined for quite a long time once again.
     
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    Nah, $1/gal gas certainly isn't enshrined in the American constitution. If you don't like how much gasoline is costing you, use less. Instant savings, take the money and get yourself an iPod or something.

    Nah, burning fossil fuels is just convenient and easy, but in the long run it makes sense to do something else.
     
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