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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-17-05 06:16 AM
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44. infuriating.
can your grandma make copies of the bill and send it to you?
along with proof of her monthly income -- this is the stuff of a great campaign -- if you have the energy to get it to people who might be effective with using the info.

:grr: :grr: :grr:
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  -my grandmothers gas bill was $330, she makes $678 on soc sec LSK  Dec-16-05 09:59 PM   #0 
  - What was it last year?  RagingInMiami   Dec-16-05 09:59 PM   #1 
  - my mother is in an uproar, she does her bills  LSK   Dec-16-05 10:01 PM   #2 
  - That's ridiculous  RagingInMiami   Dec-16-05 10:02 PM   #3 
  - Two Words Peak Oil and Peak Gas  mhr   Dec-16-05 10:52 PM   #22 
     - Seems odd to me........  ClintonTyree   Dec-17-05 07:46 AM   #56 
        - Actually Natural Gas Is In Shorter Supply Than Oil  mhr   Dec-17-05 08:20 AM   #61 
        - It's bubbling up in Kingfisher Oklahoma and making cool geysers.  YellowRubberDuckie   Dec-17-05 08:34 AM   #64 
        - or....could it have been "reassurance" to keep people from  sojourner   Dec-17-05 10:32 AM   #69 
  - Sorry to hear this. Our gas + electric was more than that; luckily,  Radio_Lady   Dec-16-05 10:02 PM   #4 
     - she is in her 80s  LSK   Dec-16-05 10:04 PM   #5 
     - It's so sad that you feel the need to file a curriculum  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Dec-17-05 05:23 AM   #43 
  - what a tragedy  bammertheblue   Dec-16-05 10:07 PM   #6 
  - Most states have heating assistance programs...has she looked into it?  MercutioATC   Dec-16-05 10:08 PM   #7 
  - i found the Illinois heating assistance website  LSK   Dec-17-05 12:07 AM   #29 
  - She should pick herself up by the bootstraps  kingofalldems   Dec-16-05 10:08 PM   #8 
  - yeah...preznit's buddies think she should look for a job!  sojourner   Dec-17-05 10:34 AM   #70 
  - Yeah, your lazy grandmother  LostinVA   Dec-17-05 02:45 PM   #78 
  - Does she qualify for any home heating assistance?  shraby   Dec-16-05 10:09 PM   #9 
  - W and the GOP has utterly slashed heat assistance programs  Erika   Dec-16-05 10:23 PM   #16 
  - I got my bill this week  prolesunited   Dec-16-05 10:10 PM   #10 
  - Our City has a budget plan  mduffy31   Dec-16-05 10:29 PM   #17 
  - I have a cold nose most of the time and my bill is terrible.  rodeodance   Dec-17-05 06:48 AM   #47 
  - Buy Your Grannie an Electric Throw  otohara   Dec-16-05 10:11 PM   #11 
  - those are great  Nicole   Dec-16-05 10:15 PM   #15 
  - Save The Receipts  otohara   Dec-17-05 12:11 AM   # 
     - thanks for the heads up  Nicole   Dec-17-05 12:19 AM   #32 
  - Kind thought, but it would increase her electric bill.  Sapphire Blue   Dec-17-05 10:56 AM   #73 
     - Today's electric blankets are supposed to raise electric bills  phylny   Dec-17-05 11:38 AM   #75 
  - Damn! that's ridicules  Nicole   Dec-16-05 10:12 PM   #12 
  - Our natural gas bill doubled from last year for the month  Erika   Dec-16-05 10:14 PM   #13 
  - Sad but true  teryang   Dec-16-05 11:11 PM   #23 
  - This is despicable.  blue neen   Dec-16-05 10:14 PM   #14 
  - This will be a boon to credit card companies  Reciprocity   Dec-16-05 10:31 PM   #18 
  - But credit cards will only last for a season  Erika   Dec-16-05 10:39 PM   #19 
     - But not the GOP senate and house....This will be the death of them.  jazzjunkysue   Dec-16-05 10:42 PM   #20 
        - hope they make the link (high fuel prices and Bush/Repugs in office)!!  rodeodance   Dec-17-05 06:50 AM   #48 
           - If they do, I'll be surprised. These people never seem to get it.  Blue State Native   Dec-17-05 08:07 AM   #59 
  - My 93 yr. old Mom's nursing home just increased rates $5/day for heating.  Divernan   Dec-16-05 10:48 PM   #21 
  - The state has to help  az chela   Dec-16-05 11:12 PM   #24 
  - I don't know what state you're from  Erika   Dec-17-05 12:08 AM   #30 
  - State law in Texas is worse  Horse with no Name   Dec-17-05 07:41 AM   #55 
  - I think az meant that the BILL would be cut in half, not that the  chalky   Dec-17-05 11:34 AM   #74 
  - I've never heard of that  sandnsea   Dec-17-05 12:49 AM   #36 
  - That is heartbreaking.  mzmolly   Dec-16-05 11:40 PM   #25 
  - Are you talking for one month?  Cleita   Dec-16-05 11:45 PM   #26 
  - yes, one month  LSK   Dec-17-05 12:07 AM   #28 
     - That's a sin.  Cleita   Dec-17-05 12:11 AM   #31 
  - It's going to be heat or rent for many americans come Feb.  Porcupine   Dec-16-05 11:53 PM   #27 
  - So sickening  Nutmegger   Dec-17-05 12:29 AM   #33 
  - They don't care about Iraq, don't kid yourself. What they do care about  Blue State Native   Dec-17-05 08:55 AM   #66 
  - I hope she gets some help  jbnow   Dec-17-05 12:32 AM   #34 
  - I don't think electric is any better....We have electric everything and  converted_democrat   Dec-17-05 08:48 AM   #65 
  - Sounds like an error.. unless her home is 6000 sq ft or so.... (n/t)  MazeRat7   Dec-17-05 12:35 AM   #35 
  - Mine used to regularly be $200+  sandnsea   Dec-17-05 12:51 AM   #37 
  - All I know is ng prices are currently up about 3.7% higher than 5yr./avg  MazeRat7   Dec-17-05 01:05 AM   #38 
     - Here, 2 press releases  sandnsea   Dec-17-05 01:23 AM   #41 
     - No, prices are up 50% although stockpiles are 3.7% higher than average  wishlist   Dec-17-05 07:11 AM   #51 
  - what makes you say that?  sabra   Dec-17-05 01:12 AM   #40 
  - we got 200 in Chicago 10 yrs ago for a 1600 s.ft. house  elehhhhna   Dec-17-05 08:29 AM   #62 
  - 10 years ago was a ways back...  sojourner   Dec-17-05 10:37 AM   #72 
  - not a stretch at all...mine in 750' sq two years ago was $120 (and toasty)  sojourner   Dec-17-05 10:36 AM   #71 
  - Get ready people they are only going up up up...  lovuian   Dec-17-05 01:08 AM   #39 
  - I could throw up over this. Your poor Grandma. Hug her for me.  roguevalley   Dec-17-05 05:06 AM   #42 
  - infuriating.  xchrom   Dec-17-05 06:16 AM   #44 
  - Meanwhile, Congress debates the merits of saying Merry Christmas  Vinca   Dec-17-05 06:43 AM   #45 
  - wedge issues!! and people fall for it. It hits them in the face for week  rodeodance   Dec-17-05 06:53 AM   #50 
  - my mom who is on SS got hit also. This is the disaster we all knew was  rodeodance   Dec-17-05 06:46 AM   #46 
  - this is cause I can get my head around--a grand rally of congresspersons.  rodeodance   Dec-17-05 06:51 AM   #49 
  - Kucinich and Sanders are trying to help...  Marleyb   Dec-17-05 07:31 AM   #52 
  - While the oil companies rake in record profits ...  Jim__   Dec-17-05 07:36 AM   #53 
  - Why she should have prepared and worked harder!  newportdadde   Dec-17-05 07:37 AM   #54 
  - She NEEDS to commit a non-violent felony.  elehhhhna   Dec-17-05 08:31 AM   #63 
  - I don't know which state but DHS is a good place to start  The Flaming Red Head   Dec-17-05 07:49 AM   #57 
  - Pretty soon, I believe we are going to see situations like 'The Waltons',  AzDar   Dec-17-05 07:56 AM   #58 
  - Already happening  MountainLaurel   Dec-17-05 03:07 PM   #79 
  - Check into heating assistance and weatherization  Nikia   Dec-17-05 08:11 AM   #60 
  - she lives in a small 2 br single level home  LSK   Dec-17-05 10:05 AM   #67 
  - My grandma uses home heating oil  ohio_liberal   Dec-17-05 10:10 AM   #68 
  - Enron owns lots of Natural gas pipelines and some gas, too.  McCamy Taylor   Dec-17-05 11:48 AM   #76 
  - LIHEAP in Illinois  ancient_nomad   Dec-17-05 02:01 PM   #77 
  - I own a coop in NYC  AndreaCG   Dec-17-05 03:40 PM   #80 
  - Time for Granny to get a job!  mycritters2   Dec-17-05 03:47 PM   #81 
  - Just found the federal assitance number  az chela   Dec-17-05 04:46 PM   #82 
  - KICK in honor of the deficit reduction bill trying to be passed by GOP  LSK   Dec-19-05 01:43 AM   #83 
 

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