Tag Archives: gas prices

$2 gas is gone — for now


Gone are the days of $2 gas — at least for now. Prices at the pump have climbed steadily for five weeks in a row. The national average for a gallon of regular gas jumped nearly 40 cents a gallon in that period, to $2.43 a gallon, according to AAA. […]

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The Dodd-Frank Act has Wall Street fighting for the status quo


Wall Street is fighting back against new rules to limit the amount stock traders can buy. The rule is to prevent energy companies from buy in large bunk energy stocks, this process drives up the price at the pump. Although the Dodd-Frank act passed two years ago, it’s not fully […]

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Why Oil Prices are sky high


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Obama tells the Republican Congress “no” to the oil pipeline


The Republicans in House of Representatives thought they could tie the payroll tax cut to the oil pipeline but they were wrong. Obama said no to the project. The Republicans had to know he would say no because we don’t have the reviews back to see if it’s environmental friendly […]

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Iran will be the number one problem for the United States of America in 2012


Iran will be the number one problem for the USA in 2012. If Obama can handle this situation with soft gloves, then he’ll show he is unbeatable in the 2012 elections when it comes to foreign policy. Iran can influence the progress in Iraq, cut the world’s oil supplies and […]

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Michelle Bachmann said she’ll bring back $2 gallon gas if she’s elected…but how will she do this??


Michelle Bachmann has said some crazy things in the past such as slavery wasn’t that bad for blacks, but now she is an economic expert. If she doesn’t understand history, then how could she understand economics. Could she bring back $2-gallon gallon gas, well maybe? Over the past few years, […]

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The Obama Administration opens the strategic petroleum reserves!!


Finally, the Obama Administration is tapping into our petroleum reserves.  This should help the American people at the gas pump, but the question is what took the administration so long to open the reserves.  Just last month, gas prices almost averaged $4 a gallon which put a damper on our […]

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The next big tax idea……driving tax?


Instead of discontinuing tax breaks for the oil companies, lawmakers in Washington are finding other ways to tax Americans for infrastructure & highway repairs. One of the ideas on the table is a driving tax. This is the argument for a driving tax: “Because greater fuel economy is letting motorists […]

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Florida rejects high speed rail funding.


Florida’s Governor Rick Scott rejected the funding for the high speed rail that would create jobs in Florida.  This is bad news for Florida but good news for the department of Transportation b/c they get extra funding.  This article form Mother Jones explains: “When Governor Scott declined to accept his […]

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Republican are playing politics with the gas price.


The Republican plan to fix gas prices are drill baby drill. These are the same people who are paid off by the Koch Brothers & other energy giants. More of the same BS is what I call it. I recalled just before Bush left off, the price of gas dropped […]

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Gas is “Sky High”!!


Gas is on the rise, but it isn’t b/c of supply & demand.  Instead the price is influenced by Libya according to OPEC.  Libya represent 2% of the worlds oil so how does this affect price when supplies are high.  Associated Press stated: “The biggest problem is that the data […]

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