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Old 06-15-2012, 07:31 PM
 
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The whole reason gas prices aren't $5/gallon is because Obama made a backroom deal with the Saudis to keep the price of oil from rising until after the election. If God forbid Obama is reelected, the price of gas will go through the stratosphere to repay the favor. You'll be pining for $5/gallon gasoline. If you fools are dumb enough to vote Obama in again, I hope you end up so poor you're living in cardboard boxes, God knows you deserve it.
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Old 06-15-2012, 07:47 PM
 
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The price of oil has fallen 22% from its 52 week high. But the average price of gas has only fallen by 9%. Where is the difference? In the pockets of the oil majors of course.
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Old 06-15-2012, 07:48 PM
 
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The whole reason gas prices aren't $5/gallon is because Obama made a backroom deal with the Saudis to keep the price of oil from rising until after the election. If God forbid Obama is reelected, the price of gas will go through the stratosphere to repay the favor. You'll be pining for $5/gallon gasoline. If you fools are dumb enough to vote Obama in again, I hope you end up so poor you're living in cardboard boxes, God knows you deserve it.
You have a link for that information? I would like to read up on your claim.
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Old 06-15-2012, 07:49 PM
 
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I paid $4.19 for a gallon of regular just a few days ago.
I paid $2.98 a gallon few days ago....
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Old 06-15-2012, 07:54 PM
 
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GOP logic: Gas goes up, Obama's fault. Gas goes down, not Obama's fault.
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Old 06-15-2012, 07:58 PM
 
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The price of fuel just keeps falling.

Does Obama get the credit? He got the blame when prices went up.


Lower gas prices could serve as stimulus - Jun. 15, 2012
Yes, if you wish, I'll give Obama and his spendaholic Sentate credit for the recession which has lessened demand, not just in the US but in developed countries worldwide.

Next......

Actually there is a rumor that Obama cut a deal with the Saudis to keep prices low up to the election.

Trump: Obama Cut Deal With Saudis To Keep Oil Prices Low Until Election | RealClearPolitics
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Old 06-15-2012, 08:06 PM
 
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Not really. What seems to be happening is that anytime the economy appears to be improving, fuel and oil prices skyrocket which quickly pushes the economy right back down and that causes the fuel and oil prices come right down with it.
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Old 06-15-2012, 09:43 PM
 
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Derangement? Have you missed all the recent bad economic news from the US and Europe (and even Asia)? Oil prices generally fall when there is bad economic news, because the demand for oil is predicted to fall. Oil prices generally rise when there is good economic news because demand is predicted to rise.
And Newt used $2 dollar gas as a selling point for his campaign. Of course, to get prices that low, we'd have to be in a depression. He kind of omitted mentiong that part of his cunning plan.
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Old 06-15-2012, 09:50 PM
 
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yes suply and demand works .When consumption goes up and suply is hsort it wil go back up. No conspracy as some cliam by oil companies.
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Old 06-15-2012, 09:55 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Yep, that's what I figured. Now that prices are going down, it's all a factor of the economy, market forces, supply and demand. But, a few months ago when prices were high, it was this:

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Don't y'all ever get tired of being dishonest?
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