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JEAUXBLEAUX
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Bayonne, NJ
Member since May 2006
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re: Gas Prices Soar 51 Cents in Just Two Months

You forgot. Oil companies rule the world and some TD members are right there in lock step. Almost as many are lackeys to the gun lobby.

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JabarkusRussell
Member since Jul 2009
9961 posts

re: Gas Prices Soar 51 Cents in Just Two Months
For someone unemployed who has an interview an hour away, they are basically screwed now. Guess this is like the movie In Time where Obama keeps the poor poor and on unemployment.


ShortyRob
LSU Fan
Madison, AL
Member since Oct 2008
29388 posts

re: Gas Prices Soar 51 Cents in Just Two Months
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Gas prices swing - get used to it.


Agreed. And yet, somehow, despite your bitching about the other side being hacks, I am willing to bet the farm that you didn't "get used to it" when prices swung under Bush. I'll bet the farm you were in the "Bush is in the pockets of the oil companies and that's why prices are up" crowd.

It's interesting that liberals seem to have just now, in the last 4 years, discovered that gas prices are not controlled by presidents. Kudos to you guys for this recent discovery.


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Matrixman
LSU Fan
Texas
Member since Apr 2010
689 posts

re: Gas Prices Soar 51 Cents in Just Two Months
Hey....obama and GM got to convince America to buy them electric "sewing machines" they call cars....so jack up the price of gasoline. Hey obamaheads.....you like paying $ 4.00/$5.00 for gasoline? How about $ 10.00 for a loaf of bread?

The dumbing down of America is complete....the illusion is in place. America loves obama ....as much as the Germans loved Hitler.

Good day!!
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Powerman
LSU Fan
Corpus Christi, TX
Member since Jan 2004
121031 posts

re: Gas Prices Soar 51 Cents in Just Two Months
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For someone unemployed who has an interview an hour away, they are basically screwed now

Maybe someone should invent savings accounts


funnystuff
Member since Nov 2012
941 posts

re: Gas Prices Soar 51 Cents in Just Two Months
Uhh, no? You do realize that Exxon, the largest non-nationalized oil company in the world, only controls like 2% of the market, right? If your premise was that the oil industry controlled the world, then you would be claiming that the governments of oil producing nations run the world, because they have far and away the highest control of oil production. Saudi Aramco, Gazprom, and National Iranian Oil are the only energy producers larger than Exxon and they are directly controlled by the Saudi, Russian, and Iranian governments, respectively.

But then again, governments being in control doesn't fit your agenda, so you can just ignore facts. They aren't too important when it comes to supporting biased opinions.

I'll save your hilarious gun lobby claim for another day. But if you want to look into what a truly powerful lobby can do, look no further than the sugar lobby. They are evil and are destroying the world!
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taylormade
Alabama Fan
Tumbleton
Member since Jan 2011
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90proofprofessional
LSU Fan
Member since Mar 2004
10379 posts

re: Gas Prices Soar 51 Cents in Just Two Months
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Exxon, the largest non-nationalized oil company in the world, only controls like 2% of the market, right? If your premise was that the oil industry controlled the world, then you would be claiming that the governments of oil producing nations run the world, because they have far and away the highest control of oil production. Saudi Aramco, Gazprom, and National Iranian Oil are the only energy producers larger than Exxon and they are directly controlled by the Saudi, Russian, and Iranian governments, respectively.

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Powerman
LSU Fan
Corpus Christi, TX
Member since Jan 2004
121031 posts

re: Gas Prices Soar 51 Cents in Just Two Months
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I can no longer afford to go out of the weekends because of gas which means I don't stimulate the economy.

If the current price of gas has you so strapped that you can't afford anything else then that just means that you're poor. Too poor to "stimulate" the economy.


Jbird
Iowa Fan
In Odramaville with EthanL
Member since Oct 2012
17660 posts

re: Gas Prices Soar 51 Cents in Just Two Months
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Too poor to "stimulate" the economy.


Wouldn't that make Jabarkus the ultimate Odrama voter?


Powerman
LSU Fan
Corpus Christi, TX
Member since Jan 2004
121031 posts

re: Gas Prices Soar 51 Cents in Just Two Months
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Wouldn't that make Jabarkus the ultimate Odrama voter?


Would make for an interesting meme

*too poor to afford gas
*ardently defends the 1%


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CajunAngele
LSU Fan
Member since Oct 2012
14352 posts

re: Gas Prices Soar 51 Cents in Just Two Months
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For someone unemployed who has an interview an hour away, they are basically screwed now

Maybe someone should invent savings accounts



There are people that have had to drain their savings accounts to afford to move to gain employment and or pay for lost healthcare in between job layoffs. Cobra is expensive.

So now grocery and gasoline prices are gutting them with no 'savings' account.

Are you Donald Trump wealthy or do you live in a cave of money?


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UncleFestersLegs
Columbia MD
Member since Nov 2010
1709 posts

re: Gas Prices Soar 51 Cents in Just Two Months
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Maybe someone should invent savings accounts


ZIRP destroys savings. Isn't that the plan?


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Kickadawgitfeelsgood
Lafayette LA
Member since Nov 2005
8548 posts

re: Gas Prices Soar 51 Cents in Just Two Months
After effects of Hurricane Sandy partially to blame.


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