Saturday, January 14, 2012

Gasoline Prices = Rough Ride for Americans

Here we go again...

In case you haven't noticed, the price at the pump is headed up once again. And once again, the "recovery" will do a 360 within a few weeks, and all the dim-witted analysts will be going "huh?" and the talking teevee heads will be analyzing and trying to figure out what went wrong and why the unemployment rate is doing a 360 and why consumer spending is doing a 360. Is it REALLY so hard to figure out?

I'm convinced everybody is stupid!
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  1. If you want to boost economy, lower gasoline prices at the pump by a dollar a gallon! Funny why nobody seems to understand that!

  2. Many people are very stupid. It's very frustrating.

  3. Dave, I am to the breaking point with this economy. I am from the Metro Detroit area and a SAHM. I just started my own blog for writing practice and who knows maybe more. Well, my husband makes a good wage around $22 an hour before benefits. We are dying and it's not our mortgage or credit cards. It's the price of gas for him to go to work and our utilities. I am not kidding, we use energy efficient light bulbs, keep our lights on only to a minimum, thermostat down, coupons etc etc etc. For one month our electric was $335.00 and our water was $200.00. My groceries last week with barely a drop of meat was $150.00. It is only my husband, myself and my 8 year old living in this house. Unless them damn dogs have been fooling around with the lights and water again! How do people on minimum wage make it. And we live a very modest lifestyle. No car payments and we are not materialistic except my book fetish but I mostly use the library. What the F does the average American do? I can't speak for other countries but I am sure they are feeling it too.

  4. @Alison No doubt times are hard for everyone. “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”
    ― Plato


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