As usual our local gasoline mmonopoly continues to gouge us. In town stations are paying $3.55/gal. Half an hour to 45 minutes away it drops down to $3.35. And as usual they blame transportation cost as the excuse for the higher prices. I'll be so glad to move out of this town someday.
Unavoidably Detained by the World
"Irishness is not primary a question of birth or blood or language; it is the condition on being involved in the Irish situation, and usually of being mauled by it."-Conor Cruise O'Brien
$3.41 I saw on the news the price is going up because crude has gotten more expensive and is cutting into the refiners profit, so they have cut back on the amount of crude they refine to drive the price up. I feel so sorry that their profits are down........NOT!
Do not meddle in the affairs of the red haired dragon, for thou art crispy and go well with ketchup!
4019 American dead, 40,229 American wounded, and perhaps 1 million Iraqi dead and perhaps half a million refugees, but nobody knows for sure. As our fearless leader has repeatedly said, Iraqis don't count.
Meanwhile, American oil companies received $18 billion in tax subsidies last year while their profits hit $123 billion; the highest recorded corporate profits in history.
Think about that the next time you fill up your SUV.