- Sep 21, 2012
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Anyone beside me notice how the prices is going back up? Fast. Could this have something to do with it?
13 percent of US refining capacity. Doesn't sound like much but could have a big impact.
So, what's the reason for the strike? “Unfair labor practices.” Sounds like the usual BS to me,. I'll post this under Conspiracy Theories for 2 reasons – the unions support Obama who wants major increases in energy prices – and low fuel prices seem to be hurting Democrat Party supporters.
Read the Story @ United Steelworkers Widens Oil Refinery Strike Al Jazeera America
And there's this - Solidarity? U.S. Refinery Strike Expands As Trade Unions Cross Steelworker Picket Lines @ Solidarity U.S. Refinery Strike Expands As Trade Unions Cross Steelworker Picket Lines
Along the same line comes this from BBC - Angry US middle classes feel the squeeze @ BBC News - Angry US middle classes feel the squeeze