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Gas prices are highest ever for this time of year

AJC -- Gas prices are highest ever for this time of year


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Submitted Feb 19, 2012 By: dnprecht1
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DanMtz
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 11:30:39 AM

Time to batten down the hatches.
remay
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 10:49:25 AM

need to curtail any necessary trips!!!
WalRus49
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2012 7:34:03 AM

More organized mayhem and pillage............
amerk73
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 7:07:53 PM

why high no more higher prices
alterman156
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 6:13:40 PM

There might be $5 per gallon gasoline in some areas of the United States come summer.
PathfinderSC
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 6:00:00 PM

We got a lot to look forward to.
KAR120CSII
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 1:54:38 PM

"A 25-cent jump in gasoline prices, if sustained over a year, would cost the economy about $35 billion. That's only 0.2 percent of the total U.S. economy, but economists say it's a meaningful amount, especially at a time when growth is only so-so. The economy grew 2.8 percent in the fourth quarter, a rate considered modest following a recession."

Come on you d**n politicians, you know what the problem is -- do something about it -- and quick.
kitty1750
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 1:03:00 PM

And driving thru snow takes more gas as well.
leraar2
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 12:41:28 PM

too much money from SPECULATORS inflating the commodities market.
the real end users are bigger tightwads than the banks and funds.
Chem60
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 11:01:14 AM

Gas prices are creeping up here, too.
clpassenubye
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 10:49:22 AM

and its terrible
Yooperheart
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 10:36:12 AM

Feels like the 70's again. NO gas lines though. No cash to spend for it.
APlus
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 9:21:43 AM

going up!
MontanaMac
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 9:13:43 AM

And moving on up.
investmentdr
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 9:12:54 AM

blah blah blah
cdrrod
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 9:08:09 AM

And... Guess what? The prices are going to go even higher! $5.00/gallon and bust!
Buckeyee
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 8:46:22 AM

Rising fuel & food prices = inflation. This will effect the economy.
fowlcan
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 8:36:55 AM

Yes they are. What a racket.
bwatchingu
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 8:36:50 AM

duh
graceman
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 8:27:49 AM

Higher prices will run Mom & Pop busineses out of business first, then start with larger companies.
MN1
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 8:24:27 AM

Ok
1momsunshine
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 7:59:38 AM

HMM
gs7101
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 7:56:19 AM

No kidding!
grandpadon28110
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 7:44:17 AM

We knew that tell us something new.
dorisntx
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 7:37:54 AM

really??
1WI
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 7:29:16 AM

Okay
humblepie
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 7:27:08 AM

on 1-21-13 the new president
along with his republican controlled
house and senate should de-fund the epa
reverse all of the stupid mandates and regulations
approve the xl and ban unions in this country.
YaBassa
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 7:19:41 AM

Sell some the Strategic Oil Reserve, make Big Oil and the GOP stop playing politics.
Joeski1
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 7:03:13 AM

suck it up. suck it up, suck it up baby!!*

*(Dave Matthews Band sample)
Rockyguitar
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 7:01:48 AM

NO #@%&*!
JamesCalvin
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 7:00:25 AM

That's so we can have a planned October Surprise!
bigmoo63
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 6:44:54 AM

The White House might just get that 5 bucks a gallon he wanted. If he gets it, make it his going away present in November.
yardslave
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 6:40:14 AM

Not good...

[Edited by: yardslave at 2/19/2012 7:40:53 AM EST]
daequitz
Champion Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 6:38:26 AM

Last year this time I was paying $2.899/gal and last week; $3.379. The year before, 2010, at this time I was paying $2.459/gal.
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