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Kusani

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Due to a proliferation and duplication of fuel/gas threads, we ask your cooperation in posting all gas/fuel rving topics here, within this thread:
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Soooo, Has everyone figured out that we will not see cheaper gas unless we leave the country?

We now have not one but Two, pipeline proposals in the works. One from that big puddle in the Northern part of the US and southern Canada, to the coast through Canada. And another one going south to the Gulf of Mexico.

Looks like they plan on rewarding the Drill Baby Drill crowd, by EXPORTING more of our Natural Resources off the Continent.

Anybody wanna put some money on which way fuel prices will go?

I think we've been had. AGAIN.


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Agreed! I'm so sick of gas prices going up...up...and up for what reason besides they can?


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Don't bother coming to The Great White North for cheaper diesel prices. I fueled up yesterday, tank wasn't quite empty but it sucked up $150.00 of diesel before shutting off. At least it was full! Diesel here is $4.86/U.S. gallon! [emoticon] Apparently we have the second largest oil reserves in the world, you would think that would equate to cheaper fuel prices but apparently not!

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Posted: 03/27/12 12:21am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

If you "leave the country" you're far more likely to see HIGHER fuel prices, not lower.

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captainjohn2008 wrote:

Don't bother coming to The Great White North for cheaper diesel prices. I fueled up yesterday, tank wasn't quite empty but it sucked up $150.00 of diesel before shutting off. At least it was full! Diesel here is $4.86/U.S. gallon! [emoticon] Apparently we have the second largest oil reserves in the world, you would think that would equate to cheaper fuel prices but apparently not!


How much of that is 'tax' to build and maintain the roads?

Tax seems to be a large portion of our fuel prices here in Colorado..., Not *****ing about the tax, because I like smooth roads, you understand.

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Might not want to visit Washington State this summer. Lucky us, our gas is the third highest in the Nation. I paid $4.24 a gallon and topped it off as they are talking about it going up another 35cents next week.


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rehoppe wrote:

Soooo, Has everyone figured out that we will not see cheaper gas unless we leave the country?



So who has cheaper fuel than the US? Last time I was in Canada the fuel was higher. And the last time I was in Europe it was way higher.

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I can remember when gas was 22 cents a gallon from the independents and 50% more from the major refineries (Chevron, Texaco, etc.). Now there are no independent refineries and guess what gas prices are higher. Minimum wage then was less than $1. Now the minimum wage is 7x that amount but gas is 20x more expensive. Problem is that all the profits of American corporations have gone to 1% of the population. If the people that actually do the work were paid fairly there would be no issues with the price of gas.

In Europe gas prices are much higher but in most areas people are not captive of the auto and gas industry. They have good mass transit and do not have to own and maintain and operate 2-3 cars per household in order to get to work, go to school, go shopping, or pursue recreational activities. Difference is that here transportation systems are designed to maximize corporate profits while in Europe they are designed to maximize the benefit and minimize the cost to the people - what a concept.

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Ya, and I remember when I got paid $4/hr. Diesel was .19 and CB radios did'nt exist. Neither did I 40 from OKC to Barstow, and truckstops had real food, like the Midway still does. Movies were 25 cents too. My wife is Italian, a flat in Rome cost $500,000 with 2 beds and a bath so small you have to back in to get on the pot. Gas was $5.96 yesterday and most of her cousins can't afford a car due to the high cost of living in Abruzzi. I agree with the wages. Just look at Wallyworld and you'll see America. Makes me mad enough to dig up nightcrawleers and tie them in knots and rebury the.

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