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chat_noir Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-01-06 05:22 PM
Response to Reply #48
52. OzarkDem, good question.
Maybe we should check to see if there is any correlation between the lower gas prices and competitive races.

http://www.gasbuddy.com /

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  -Our Gas Just Dropped Again - 2.539 now leftyladyfrommo  Sep-01-06 10:42 AM   #0 
  - Gouging?  dave123williams   Sep-01-06 10:43 AM   #1 
  - Or a drop at the end of Aug/beginning of Sept like every year  RGBolen   Sep-01-06 10:48 AM   #2 
  - I've never seen the price of gas drop *before* the Labor Day weekend  gkhouston   Sep-01-06 10:49 AM   #5 
  - Last year it was dropping before the spike from Katrina  RGBolen   Sep-01-06 10:57 AM   #15 
     - I haven't noticed that here but  gkhouston   Sep-01-06 11:08 AM   #24 
     - big difference between 100 degrees and 92 degrees  RGBolen   Sep-01-06 11:11 AM   #25 
        - I wish it were only 92 degrees.  gkhouston   Sep-01-06 11:16 AM   #26 
           - TXCN shows us to be 96 today and Houston 95  RGBolen   Sep-01-06 11:21 AM   #29 
              - hee. Driving into Houston on I-10 will give you  gkhouston   Sep-01-06 11:33 AM   #30 
                 - But if you go at 4:00 in the morning you do see a difference between Aug 1  RGBolen   Sep-01-06 11:52 AM   #36 
     - the drop does not show up on this chart  hfojvt   Sep-01-06 11:35 AM   #31 
        - I see the drop before the rise as Katrina entered the Gulf and then  RGBolen   Sep-01-06 11:49 AM   #35 
           - this chart shows it better  hfojvt   Sep-01-06 12:29 PM   #40 
              - So you now say it does show the drop in prices that was occuring?  RGBolen   Sep-01-06 12:35 PM   #41 
                 - did you even look at the chart?  hfojvt   Sep-01-06 01:46 PM   #42 
                    - You said there was NO drop.  RGBolen   Sep-01-06 02:13 PM   #50 
  - Price drop is to help Repuglicans in tight races  smaug   Sep-01-06 10:51 AM   #8 
     - I sure hope aren't that stupid.  leftyladyfrommo   Sep-01-06 10:52 AM   #10 
  - This all started after the oil companies had to post their last  leftyladyfrommo   Sep-01-06 10:50 AM   #7 
  - Our gas is holding steady at $2.91 a gallon.  William769   Sep-01-06 10:49 AM   #3 
  - Looking out the window..  TriSec   Sep-01-06 10:49 AM   #4 
  - As dumb,gullible and bigoted as 1/3 of the country is,  durrrty libby   Sep-01-06 10:54 AM   #11 
     - I am constantly amazed.  leftyladyfrommo   Sep-01-06 10:58 AM   #17 
  - $2.19  Chef   Sep-01-06 10:50 AM   #6 
  - I wondered about the problems with Ford  leftyladyfrommo   Sep-01-06 10:51 AM   #9 
  - Wonder what the price will be after election day?  OzarkDem   Sep-01-06 10:58 AM   #18 
  - You forgot "manipulation of market prices through collusion" in your list  Mayberry Machiavelli   Sep-01-06 11:38 AM   #34 
  - I am going to continue figuring out ways to save on gasoline.  yellowcanine   Sep-01-06 10:55 AM   #12 
  - Don't stop for red lights or stop signs.  leftyladyfrommo   Sep-01-06 10:58 AM   #19 
     - Yeah, I have also heard "put car in neutral and turn engine off going down  yellowcanine   Sep-01-06 11:21 AM   #28 
        - Never thought about that one.  leftyladyfrommo   Sep-01-06 12:04 PM   #38 
  - They opened up the new pipeline a few weeks ago....  kentuck   Sep-01-06 10:56 AM   #13 
  - We can see part of the election strategy then  catmandu57   Sep-01-06 10:57 AM   #14 
  - Helps hide inflation, too n/t  OzarkDem   Sep-01-06 10:59 AM   #20 
     - That's a great point.  leftyladyfrommo   Sep-01-06 11:04 AM   #23 
     - There goes my ss cola  catmandu57   Sep-01-06 11:57 AM   #37 
  - So I guess I should buy that new Hummer after all? n/t  filer   Sep-01-06 10:57 AM   #16 
  - Is that the hummer that you get a big tax break on?  leftyladyfrommo   Sep-01-06 10:59 AM   #21 
     - That's the one.  filer   Sep-01-06 11:18 AM   #27 
  - The correlation of gas prices and Bush's popularity.  IChing   Sep-01-06 11:02 AM   #22 
  - Still $3.06 here...but I live in a tourist town...price has not dropped  likesmountains 52   Sep-01-06 11:35 AM   #32 
  - criminals run our economy  leftofthedial   Sep-01-06 11:36 AM   #33 
  - It's down a full $0.50 here in the Detroit area in less than 30 days.  TahitiNut   Sep-01-06 12:12 PM   #39 
  - Paid $2.89 for premium on Wed in Carrboro, NC  mnhtnbb   Sep-01-06 01:48 PM   #43 
  - Fill up as much as you can now  bluestateguy   Sep-01-06 01:49 PM   #44 
  - Get rid of your car and ride your bike everywhere, like the other smarties  StrictlyRockers   Sep-01-06 01:51 PM   #46 
     - Uh, no, I can't do that. A lot of people can't do that.  bluestateguy   Sep-01-06 01:53 PM   #47 
        - Can't? You are a victim of a lack of imagination maybe?  StrictlyRockers   Sep-01-06 05:07 PM   #51 
           - Yes, can't.  bluestateguy   Sep-01-06 06:03 PM   #53 
              - My opinion.  StrictlyRockers   Sep-01-06 06:48 PM   #54 
                 - I would reply to this now  bluestateguy   Sep-01-06 07:47 PM   #56 
  - In Montana, we're the second highest in the country (WTF!)  DinoBoy   Sep-01-06 01:50 PM   #45 
  - You don't have a close congressional race?  OzarkDem   Sep-01-06 01:56 PM   #48 
     - OzarkDem, good question.  chat_noir   Sep-01-06 05:22 PM   #52 
  - I know. We're just being gouged.  mountainvue   Sep-01-06 01:57 PM   #49 
  - ".....I can' see where anything has changed ..."  Spinoza   Sep-01-06 07:30 PM   #55 
  - I was just out west  ellie   Sep-01-06 08:20 PM   #57 
 

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