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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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The Morning Links (10/8/12)

Daily Fuel Gauge Report: What are Obama’s Policies Costing You Today?
Site of the Day: ZeroHedge
LL 1885′s Picks:

HMM: The Israeli air force shot down a drone in the southern part of the country near Gaza.
Al-Qaeda Leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri: Bin Laden Emerged From The Muslim Brotherhood
Email Shows State Department Rejecting Request of Security Team at US Embassy in Libya
US top security official in Libya says “unbelievable” that State Dept decreased security despite requests
Obama Appoints Wife Of Univsion Owner To UN Diplomatic Post
September Jobs Report Miracle
Oil falls as US job growth fails to impress
On This Day In History, Gas Prices Have Never Been Higher (Again)
Obama: ‘Social Security is Structurally Sound;’ Trustees: ‘Unfunded Obligation … Is $8.6T’
Report: National magazine preparing “blockbuster” scandal story on Obama campaign donations

Must Reads Of The Day:

What You Saw In Denver…
This Just In: “5 Boys” Now Deemed Racist
Obama: “Uh”

Election 2012:

2012 Debate Schedule

Windfall: Obama Raises $181 Million, Only Around 2% of Donations Reportable
REPORT: Obama Camp. Threatens NAACP Official
Obama Supporters: President Should Have Teleprompter At Debates
Instapundit: INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY: Obama’s Re-Election Case Rests On 5 Phony Claims.
Ohio: Voting three days before election reinstated but not required
Obama Collapse in Illinois: Tied in District He Won by 23 Points in ’08
Pace of early voting in NC ahead of 2008
Ohio shocker: GOP closes early voting gap, boosting Romney
Rasmussen Electoral Votes: Obama 271, Romney 267
Wasserman Schultz Violates Election Law
Oregon investigating statewide robocalls claiming voters may be inactive

Election 2012 Videos

Fact Checkers v. Obama: Debate Edition
The Dinner Table
Can We Believe Him? Facts Are Clear
Joe Biden: yes we do want to raises taxes by a trillion!
President Obama Contradicts His Own Campaign On Veracity Of $5 Trillion Tax Cut

Foreign Affairs/The Religion of Peace:

Egypt: Christian Children Arrested
Meanwhile, In Bahrain…
U.S. imposes sanctions on two Lebanese charities that fundraise for Hamas
5 Terrorism Suspects Extradited From UK to US
Muslim youth in France riot over projection of Islamic calligraphy
Texas: Muslim held after weapons, fake military ID’s found in car
#Savage Muslim Family in Arizona Pleads Guilty to Honor Beating

Wait, what?:

California Gas
Another California City Set to go Belly Up
ExxonMobil returns fire at Obama
Soldier in viral video of Afghanistan firefight is from Fort Carson
Man Tells Obama His Business Has Been Going ‘Terrible Since You Got Here’
George Zimmerman to sue NBC over editing of his 911 tape
Wake school board scraps draft assignment plan after firing Tata

The New Tone & New Media:

PJTV – ObamaPhones, Welfare Reform & Benghazi: What’s the State of the Presidential Race?
You shouldn’t make a movie that offends Not All Muslims (unless it helps Obama get reelected)
Big Bird Richer Than Mitt Romney
Buzzfeed “Reporter’s” Tweet: Romney Vehicle Passes Hill Flying Confederate Flag
Bill Maher Rips Obama’s Debate Performance: ‘Looked Like He Took My Million And Spent It All On Weed’
11 other ways Obama sees Racism

Occupy Whatever:

Anarcho-Laziness: Scenes from Occupy LA’s one-year anniversary rally
Occupy Portland faithful hit the streets of downtown for anniversary march

Laugh or Cry – The Videos of the Day: Continue reading

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The Morning Links (8/1/12)

Site of the Day: Chik-Fil-A

LL 1885′s Picks:

Today is National Eat at Chik-Fil-A Day. Go show your support with a delicious meal!


As predicted: Hey, Gas Prices Ticking Up — Unexpectedly?
#103 Fore!: Obama Spent Sunday Playing You-Know-What
Fast and Furious update: Five ATF officials found responsible for Fast and Furious
Infiltration: FBI, DOJ Sued for Info on Mueller’s Secret Meeting with Radical Islamic Organizations
Headlines you won’t read in the MSM: Mississippi NAACP leader sent to prison for 10 counts of voter fraud
BofA and the DNC: Quiet but significant support
Riot gear for them, not for us: DHS gears up for civil unrest prior to presidential elections
According to Ancestry.com: Obama’s mother descended from ‘one of first slaves in America’ 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 Morning Links (4/18/12)

LOL What?: Obama frames Gas Prices as GOP Problem
Always needs a villain: Obama seeks to confront oil market manipulation
When did he ever stop campaigning?: Summit Of The Americas Marked By Distractions – The Biggest Being Obama’s Campaign
Chart of the day: Here’s how big the potential 2013 tax hikes would be

As expected: Buffett Rule tax fails in Senate
More $ Down Obama’s Green Toilet: DOE-backed solar company lays off 2000Examiner
Smartest.President.Ever.: Hotshot Obama Flubs Island Geography at Summit of the Americas
Hookergate continues: Members of elite Secret Service unit among those suspended in Colombia More: Prostitutes May Be Underage Girls This is getting sick: Up to 21 women brought to Colombia hotel by agents Continue reading

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