Tag Archives: Gas Prices

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: Continue reading

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Hey, Gas Prices Ticking Up — Unexpectedly?

The miserable jobs numbers in June and recent GDP report this month aren’t the only bad news for the U.S. and for the Obama Campaign. Gas prices are creeping back up. Again.

Prices are lower in most states than they were a year ago, but given that the average state is hovering around the $3.54 mark right now, that is not much of a consolation. Continue reading

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The Friday Focus (3/16/12)

Like a broken record, Barack Obama hits the campaign trail blaming everything but the kitchen sink for rising gas prices. His own policies enacted through massive amounts of regulation, drilling moratoriums and wasted spending on Green boondoggles have created these prices, yet somehow it’s not his fault. What a load of crap. Continue reading

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The Friday Focus (3/9/12)

THE FRIDAY FOCUS Where Are The Jobs Edition Underemployment is 19.1%, up from 18.7% in January. U.S. unemployment, as measured by Gallup without seasonal adjustment, increased to 9.1% in February from 8.6% in January and 8.5% in December. Hot Air … Continue reading

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Gas, Pond Scum and Unicorn Farts

Barack Obama’s big answer for rising gas prices, of which he wanted in the first place, is to farm pond scum. Ignore the fact that avenue has been pursued since around the time of Carter and nothing viable or cost-effective has ever come from it. Obama is going to throw more of our money down his Green energy toilet after it anyway. Continue reading

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The Friday Focus (2/24/12)

All these charts are fairly scary, especially this one…but let’s talk about gay marriage, contraception and transvaginal ultrasounds instead. We have to stop letting Obama dictate the topic of conversation. Continue reading

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The Morning Links (8/8)

These are the Morning Links for August 8, 2011     The Sunday Article: Get A Clue, Barry. The Lady’s Picks: Tottenham Riots in Pictures. Good God. The Blaze has video. More on the police just letting gangs riot and loot here. … Continue reading

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