Gas Prices? Will they ever go down

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Is it President Bushs' Fault Gas Prices are so high?

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Postby reverend_kyle on Mon Aug 21, 2006 8:03 pm

that just sounds like a safe idea all over the place.
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Postby Bozo on Mon Aug 21, 2006 8:04 pm

yep everyone driving around with a little atomic bomb under the hood
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Postby slash1890 on Mon Aug 21, 2006 8:05 pm

I live in Southeast Washington, (aka Western United States) and gas prices here (last time I checked) were around $3.09 or $3.11 a gallon...it used to be about $2.99 for a long time, but not anymore. I remember about 6 months ago or so it went all the way down to the $2.30s.
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Postby Bozo on Mon Aug 21, 2006 8:07 pm

ya i remember a bit after hurricane katrina started to become cleared up gas prices doped 30 cents a liter
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Postby reverend_kyle on Mon Aug 21, 2006 8:13 pm

slash1890 wrote:I live in Southeast Washington, (aka Western United States) and gas prices here (last time I checked) were around $3.09 or $3.11 a gallon...it used to be about $2.99 for a long time, but not anymore. I remember about 6 months ago or so it went all the way down to the $2.30s.


How close to spokane.. and how close to moscow.
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Postby phishn80 on Mon Aug 21, 2006 8:18 pm

i remember buying gas for $ 0.89 a gallon when i first started driving. ahhh, the good old days.....
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Postby slash1890 on Mon Aug 21, 2006 8:18 pm

Actually, about eh...3ish hours from Spokane. I live in Richland.
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Postby wicked on Mon Aug 21, 2006 10:04 pm

gas prices are going down here ... (Pac NW) .... not that I really notice since I don't have to drive to work anymore. 8)
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Postby hawkeye on Mon Aug 21, 2006 10:09 pm

I live in northwest Washington it's about 3.09 - 3.11.
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Postby wicked on Mon Aug 21, 2006 10:14 pm

it's $2.88-$2.93 in Seattle 'burbs.
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Postby minihaymanz on Mon Aug 21, 2006 10:30 pm

I've got 95.6 a litre here in ontario...

in the altantics (no where near atlanta...yes I have had someone ask me that) it is up near 1.20 a litre....

so I don't know how to get that to $/gallon...

metric is so much easier than imperial...
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Postby hawkeye on Mon Aug 21, 2006 10:39 pm

You live in seattle wicked? Now im glad i get to go to the other side of the mountains for shit what only a few days. :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Postby Capt Killroy on Tue Aug 22, 2006 1:06 am

When Clinton was President a barrel of Sweet Crude oil was $10.00 and we had a Food for OIl program with Iraq. Then when bush came in it was 20 bucks for a barrel. now it is almost 75.
Bush and his Cronies, with Haliburton are making good money on inflation of everything including gas.
Halliburton the world's largest oil field services company, is already under fire for allegations of overcharging the Pentagon for fuel. The company's European subsidiaries sold spare parts to Iraq's oil industry, despite U.N. sanctions. Halliburton and its subsidiary Kellogg Brown & Root have reaped huge profits from the rebuilding of Iraq. A dozen truckers told Knight Ridder that Halliburton sent them back and forth across Iraq with empty trailers more than 100 times.
Shit our Vice President Dick Cheney was the CEO of Halliburton,.


Bush himself is a former Texas oilman. 1984. Harken Energy bought Spectrum in 1986, and Bush was given a seat on Harken's board.

Condeelza Rice is on the Board of Directors for Cheveron, and they have named one of the company’s tankers after her. In addition to sitting on Chevron’s board, she is considered one of President Bush's closest confidants. She played a central role in formulating and executing the administration's strategy in response to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the U.S. invasion of Iraq..

There is no Oil shortage in the mideast. Bush has pissed off all the Arabian countries, including kuwait, and now they have Cut our Supply, causing us to have a higher demand, and its bringing up gas prices.
So if you believe Bush has nothing to do with higher gas prices...BULLSHIT.
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Postby vtmarik on Tue Aug 22, 2006 1:25 am

It is interesting to note that gas prices went down briefly when, according to OPEC (through the AP), they had an oversupply, then the prices shot up radically when they said they were stretched to the limit.


If Bush would relax about Hugo Chavez, then maybe we could get some cheaper oil from Venezuela.
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Postby gavin_sidhu on Tue Aug 22, 2006 2:39 am

AUD1.30 per Litre here in queensland, and about 40% of that is tax
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