Saturday, April 09, 2011

$4 a gallon! (Do I hear $4.29? $4.69? $4.99?)

Photo by Saki Tumi, taken in Albany, NY at 3:45pm Saturday, April 9, 2011

In reaching this "high point" I can only say it took the oil industry longer than anticipated to get here (the Gulf Oil Spill forced them to cancel the $4 plan last year) ... I recall hearing back around the time Sadaam Hussein was forced out of power how "gas would be cheaper" ... BUT ACTUALLY there were many many other voices constantly reminding us "gas is $5 or $6 a gallon in Europe" and "they're paying $5 and $6 a gallon in Europe" and "Europeans are used to paying $5 or $6 a gallon for gas" etc. etc. ad nauseum.

The so-called economic "recovery" along the housing market and unemployment and all that should come to a boil-over relatively soon, with President Barack Obama right in the path of the fallout (Betcha Hillary is glad she lost the nomination now!)...

Speaking of government, what happened to those "strategic reserves" and have you ever noticed that whenever gas goes through this crisis mode, "strategic reserves" get mentioned, and then as time passes, they're not brought up again?

And what happened to those 70mpg Honda Insights? You know, the cute little hybrids that looked like vacuum cleaners? Were they persuaded out of existence the way GM got rid of the EV2's (and conspired to ruin the nation's light rail system)?

Watch out for the double-dip!
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  1. This is what they all want there in the high gummint! Break the money bacvk of the peeple! There is no evidence of Obamba ever having been born here, no evidence of aa boy ever having attended any of the colleges he claims, no evidence of aa boy ever having published anything as the "editurd" of the Harvard Law Review. How is one born in Kenya or Indonesia or some god-forsaken place like that, attend Harvard (no doubt by aa admission not really being qualified), become editurd of the Law Review, become a street agitator in Shit-cago, become a useless state and then federal senator from Shit-inois, become an "accomplished" law professor (hahahahahaha)...and accomplish all of that before age 45????? There are no records because it wasn't done. No publications, no Harvard review articles, no transcripts...and no friggin' birth certificate. Admit it voted in an incompetent bozo with no credentials to assuage your guilt for the period of slavery despite that you didn't have anything to do with slavery. Now we're stuck with Obamba and his crumbling administration while the world gets more dangerous by the minute and he's off to the next vacation/golf game/final four bracket selection.


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