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ArmchairMeme Donating Member (390 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-19-06 03:39 PM
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36. Up, up, up
What a deal. I live on a fixed income.

Last Tuesday reg. $2.61 at 6 pm went to $2.79 at 9 pm.(Worcester Exxon) This Tuesday it was $2.89 for reg. and $3.07 for prem.

This Tuesday reg. $2.75 at 3 pm went to $2.89 (Northboro Citgo) This place has always been best price AND they pump!

It as though I can watch the numbers changing each and every time I drive by.

Are we the people paying for that Exxon man to retire with $389 million. He was just watching the price go up as well. It didn't take any hard work. :sarcasm:
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  -Whoa nelly! $3.10 & $3.04 per gal for reg gas! But there's no inflation? WePurrsevere  Apr-19-06 01:32 PM   #0 
  - Inflation doesn't take energy cost into the equation  shoelace414   Apr-19-06 01:33 PM   #1 
  - or housing, right?  northzax   Apr-19-06 01:43 PM   #9 
     - Didn't they recenty change the formula for calculating inflation? Having  WePurrsevere   Apr-19-06 01:53 PM   #16 
  - look at this. this is criminal  cal04   Apr-19-06 01:33 PM   #2 
  - really????  electron_blue   Apr-19-06 02:03 PM   #19 
  - I'm so happy I don't have a car anymore  Scriptor Ignotus   Apr-19-06 02:14 PM   #25 
  - What's the crime? Even at that price, still cheaper than what a lot  lectrobyte   Apr-19-06 09:49 PM   #41 
  - Definitely  Justice Is Comin   Apr-19-06 09:53 PM   #42 
  - You ain't seen nothin' yet  Pigwidgeon   Apr-19-06 01:36 PM   #3 
  - Not all of us can "walk more and/or get a bike"... some of us are disabled  WePurrsevere   Apr-19-06 01:50 PM   #14 
     - Me, too  Pigwidgeon   Apr-19-06 03:32 PM   #33 
        - ::sigh:: I used to love to roller skate. I miss being able to do things...  WePurrsevere   Apr-19-06 09:16 PM   #39 
  - They've been lying through their teeth for years about inflation.  Sentinel Chicken   Apr-19-06 01:39 PM   # 
  - Yes, they have, Democrats and Republicans. nt  raccoon   Apr-19-06 02:07 PM   #21 
  - The Feds numbers for the inflation rate are absolute Bushit.  Burried News   Apr-19-06 01:39 PM   #4 
  - We knew this would be the result  annabanana   Apr-19-06 01:43 PM   #10 
     - If the Democratic strategists do nothing but go after the inflation  Burried News   Apr-19-06 01:51 PM   #15 
     - I agree.. this is a winning issue for Dems. When prices go up & incomes...  WePurrsevere   Apr-19-06 02:15 PM   #26 
     - It seems like this is the same type of "voodoo" cook the books economics->  WePurrsevere   Apr-19-06 02:09 PM   #22 
  - That WILL factor into inflation.  benburch   Apr-19-06 01:40 PM   #5 
  - You bet it does. Just look at the labels in the store and see where  Burried News   Apr-19-06 01:56 PM   #17 
     - Canned cookies from Denmark at Walgreen's for $2.50 a tin...  benburch   Apr-19-06 02:12 PM   #24 
  - Our gas went from $2.85 to $2.95 in one day  livetohike   Apr-19-06 01:41 PM   #6 
  - Just watched them change the numbers to $2.95. $2.93 yesterday...  maveric   Apr-19-06 01:41 PM   #7 
  - I get so mad.. All I can see is shrub kissing a Sheik  dogday   Apr-19-06 01:42 PM   # 
  - Yeah... add to that record profits for oil co's & mind blowing retirement  WePurrsevere   Apr-19-06 02:04 PM   #20 
     - And I don't see anyone calling for any reform  dogday   Apr-19-06 02:17 PM   #28 
     - But Neil Cavuto, said that this capitalism  MikeNearMcChord   Apr-19-06 02:35 PM   #32 
  - Need some nominations to get this on front page. Thanks for posting.  Burried News   Apr-19-06 01:42 PM   #8 
  - I don't know what to make of it  RobertSeattle   Apr-19-06 01:43 PM   #11 
  - Chimpie's talking heads can so there is little inflation, but  chaumont58   Apr-19-06 01:47 PM   #12 
  - we are living near Perpignan, France.  cyclezealot   Apr-19-06 01:49 PM   #13 
  - Ohio - $2.89, $2.99  DemReadingDU   Apr-19-06 02:00 PM   #18 
  - Ohio should have to pay $10 a gallon  Scriptor Ignotus   Apr-19-06 02:15 PM   #27 
  - $3.40 here in Hawaii  Jara sang   Apr-19-06 02:11 PM   #23 
  - "Except for energy and food prices, inflation was moderate..."  Ready4Change   Apr-19-06 02:17 PM   #29 
  - they exclude food and energy from "core" inflation 'cause they're volatile  unblock   Apr-19-06 02:22 PM   #30 
  - Went up overnight...  AnneD   Apr-19-06 02:24 PM   #31 
  - Somebody has to pay for that 400 million dollar retirement package  walldude   Apr-19-06 03:35 PM   #34 
  - Don't you know anything at all? It's only inflation when there's a  The Backlash Cometh   Apr-19-06 03:35 PM   #35 
  - Up, up, up  ArmchairMeme   Apr-19-06 03:39 PM   #36 
  - This is why the fed stopped publishing the M3 index!  undergroundpanther   Apr-19-06 03:55 PM   #37 
  - If you own oil stock, there is no inflation. There is no "high cost"  yy4me   Apr-19-06 04:10 PM   #38 
  - I paid $3.13 in Dallas today.  SunDrop23   Apr-19-06 09:33 PM   #40 

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