LL1885’s Year In Review: Gas Prices

A consistent theme in my Morning Links has been the price of gas. It rose above $3 and stayed there all year. In May, it hit the second highest price ever – $3.96.  Next year is projected to be no different – expect it to stay over $3.  Gas prices being high drove up consumer prices on durable goods, food and travel. One can research it a bit more at EIA.gov if one wishes.There are related reading links at the bottom of the post.

Here is what Gas prices looked like from January to November, 2012:

Related Reading:

No Hope of Change Back: Gas pump Post-It revolt reignites 

Punishing your enemies – the taxpayer: Obama To Unveil $52 Million “Plan” to Cover His Ass on Gas Prices 

Narrative fail: Speculators Are Driving Natural Gas Prices DOWN, Not Up, Reflecting Market Forces: Supply, Demand

Dem leader Pelosi blames Wall Street for spike in gas prices 

Obama: Gas Prices Low ‘Because the Economy Was on the Verge of Collapse’ 

California Gas 

The Effect of Obama’s Energy Policies on Gas Prices

Full Circle on Villains: Obama calls for end of oil industry tax breaks 

Carney Unsure When Obama’s Policies Will Have Effect On Gas Prices 

Gas prices jump 54 cents since Fourth of July holiday 

On This Day In History, Gas Prices Have Never Been Higher (Again) 

This headline made me think of Bill Whittle’s “Slowly..slowly“: Higher gas prices cause less public anger this time 

About A.P. Dillon

A.P. Dillon is a freelance journalist and is currently writing at The North State Journal. She resides in the Triangle area of North Carolina. Find her on Twitter: @APDillon_
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