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Mari333 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-30-09 11:56 AM
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4. yeah but Id be willing to pay higher gas prices if
I knew my taxes were going to pay for health care and social services for my country's citizenry.
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  -Gas Price Surge May Stall Recovery Purveyor  May-30-09 11:46 AM   #0 
  - Life's a bitch.................  dipsydoodle   May-30-09 11:55 AM   #1 
  - yeah but Id be willing to pay higher gas prices if  Mari333   May-30-09 11:56 AM   #4 
  - Don't quite work like that  dipsydoodle   May-30-09 12:22 PM   #13 
     - I was wondering about that  Mari333   May-30-09 02:45 PM   #27 
  - Byeah.... we'll do it by fiat! n/t  HysteryDiagnosis   May-30-09 11:58 AM   #7 
  - Very clever  dipsydoodle   May-30-09 12:22 PM   #14 
  - It's been awhile since I've been in Europe  Retired AF Dem   May-30-09 12:59 PM   #20 
  - most of the towns in Europe are close enough to ride a bike to.  Old Hob   May-30-09 02:50 PM   #28 
  - Why didn't you just live closer to your office?  WriteDown   May-30-09 02:59 PM   #29 
  - sometimes you have to do what you have to do especially in this job/housing market.  Old Hob   May-30-09 11:16 PM   #54 
     - Oookay?  WriteDown   May-31-09 11:09 AM   #60 
        - I don't think they choose anything. That's just the nature of things there.  Old Hob   May-31-09 03:22 PM   #61 
           - But obviously..  WriteDown   May-31-09 03:34 PM   #62 
              - .....  Old Hob   May-31-09 04:00 PM   #64 
  - I believe Mazda has the "Wankel", although they call it by it's generic.........  pattmarty   May-30-09 03:10 PM   #32 
  - not sure if the mazda rotary has the same fuel flexibility as the Wankel though?  Old Hob   May-30-09 11:22 PM   #55 
     - Why does "fuel" have to be "combustible"? I would like to see.............  pattmarty   May-31-09 07:57 AM   #59 
        - I would like to see world peace and I want to see death abolished.  Old Hob   May-31-09 03:45 PM   #63 
           - If you READ my (2) responses, you will see I am not a.............  pattmarty   May-31-09 05:36 PM   #65 
  - Or we could restructure  ProudDad   May-30-09 05:39 PM   #47 
     - The fact remains, America has a lot of space which means places are farther away from one another  Old Hob   May-31-09 08:45 PM   #69 
  - If only  skepticscott   May-30-09 03:07 PM   #31 
  - We Were Paying Close to That in California Last Year  AndyTiedye   May-30-09 03:50 PM   #36 
  - our small tourist town was counting on low gas prices  Mari333   May-30-09 11:55 AM   #2 
  - Many towns absolutely depend on tourism  Abq_Sarah   May-30-09 01:51 PM   #24 
  - My spidersense is tingling,  PeteytehMawnstar   May-30-09 11:56 AM   #3 
  - Yes, and I've read there's no legitimate reason for gas to be going up.  AndyA   May-30-09 11:57 AM   #5 
  - Sure there is, first put it in the toilet for the incoming POTUS, the  HysteryDiagnosis   May-30-09 11:59 AM   #8 
  - yea and what vested interests has he remotely annoyed  natrat   May-31-09 06:17 PM   #66 
  - Check out the following story ...  aggiesal   May-30-09 12:30 PM   #16 
  - Shoot the speculators. Hang em at noon. Send them to the guillotine. Waterboard the hell out of them  LiberalFighter   May-30-09 01:37 PM   #23 
  - Thank goodness someone saw what was happening  BumRushDaShow   May-30-09 04:34 PM   #41 
  - yes, there are 2  melm00se   May-31-09 05:52 AM   #58 
  - Gas skyrockets this time EVERY year. Aside from  merwin   May-31-09 07:41 PM   #68 
  - It's the summer ripoff, er, driving, season!!!  MADem   May-30-09 11:57 AM   #6 
  - This Tanker Thing Makes Me Think Prices Will Come Crashing Down by Midsummer  AndyTiedye   May-30-09 03:56 PM   #38 
     - Yeah, it's going to be a short bubble this time.  bemildred   May-30-09 04:48 PM   #43 
     - Chickens do come home to roost! nt  MADem   May-30-09 05:15 PM   #45 
  - I finally get a job and now this shit. I'll be using half my check  firedupdem   May-30-09 11:59 AM   #9 
  - Whew! That was close. We were almost starting a recovery, there.  rucky   May-30-09 12:01 PM   #10 
  - Good thing we took care of that price gouging we experience last year  AllentownJake   May-30-09 12:09 PM   #11 
  - The money we gave the banks is being used to speculate on oil.  Mithreal   May-30-09 12:20 PM   #12 
  - +1  Tuesday Afternoon   May-30-09 12:30 PM   #15 
  - That's how bankers repay taxpayers for saving their worthless hides, they drive our gas prices up.  Old Hob   May-30-09 12:48 PM   #19 
  - speculators, hedge funds, bypassing the SEC once more, will we NEVER learn?  benld74   May-30-09 12:35 PM   #17 
  - Aren't they in control of Congress?  Auggie   May-30-09 01:30 PM   #21 
  - recommend  xchrom   May-30-09 12:40 PM   #18 
  - YA THINK.  Wizard777   May-30-09 01:35 PM   #22 
  - That was predictable  depakid   May-30-09 02:10 PM   #25 
  - The price of gas should not be measured by dollars, but by war and global warming.  Gregorian   May-30-09 02:13 PM   #26 
  - You make a good point  skepticscott   May-30-09 03:01 PM   #30 
  - Ah yes.. once again the greedy traders are screwing us over.  progressivebydesign   May-30-09 03:18 PM   #33 
  - Time to impose a windfall profits tax on the oil companies.  martymar64   May-30-09 03:24 PM   #34 
  - Gas prices are disproportionately high compared to oil prices and supplies  IndianaGreen   May-30-09 03:24 PM   #35 
  - Shoot them  The Wizard   May-30-09 04:16 PM   #39 
  - $2.759 here this weekend. I'm putting off most errands.  knitter4democracy   May-30-09 03:56 PM   #37 
  - It is up to $2.75 a gallon here in SE Michigan now.  shaniqua6392   May-30-09 04:31 PM   #40 
  - Hey, it's the "Free Market"(tm), it must be good. nt  bemildred   May-30-09 04:47 PM   #42 
  - It was $4.60 here last summer. Now it's $2.38. That's up from a low of $1.53 last winter.  totodeinhere   May-30-09 04:59 PM   #44 
  - Peak Oil  ProudDad   May-30-09 05:37 PM   #46 
  - Do we really need one car per person?  ProudDad   May-30-09 05:40 PM   #48 
  - We could restructure our environment  ProudDad   May-30-09 05:42 PM   #49 
  - back in the old days the president of the usa would get on the teevee  madrchsod   May-30-09 06:34 PM   #50 
  - If we were going to nationalize ANY companies,...  MilesColtrane   May-30-09 07:07 PM   #51 
  - Speculators at it again.  sarcasmo   May-30-09 09:08 PM   #52 
  - The damned speculators are still in control  workinclasszero   May-30-09 09:30 PM   #53 
  - Said it before, I'll say it again.  BreweryYardRat   May-31-09 12:02 AM   #56 
  - I'm sure Exxon-Mobil is just broken up about that...  Triana   May-31-09 12:34 AM   #57 
  - Nationalize the fucks nt  conspirator   May-31-09 07:08 PM   #67 
  - I blame Bush  AngryAmish   May-31-09 08:46 PM   #70 
  - Peak oil  daleo   May-31-09 09:08 PM   #71 

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