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gas prices going up again ???

well yesterday on my way to work i drove by the stations looked at the diesel price....was 2.99......drove by on the way home went up to 3.09.................drove by this morning still 3.09...........drove by on the way home tonight...........up to 3.29

now can you tell me how in the hell does it just 30 ****ing cents in a day and a half????????????????????? but drops maybe 2 cents in a week??????????

if government could do anything anything at all they should be looking into getting gas dropped and set that a a price of maybe idk 2.00 for gas aand 2.20 for diesel.......

its getting rediculous....this happend 2 years ago when i bought my first diesel it was 2.99 then it jumped to 5 dollars after i bought it.........now it bought my new one when it was 2.99 now its rising again

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Its still about 2.59 here
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i mean if the government wants to help people maybe they should help by helping try and pass a law from getting raped at the pumps lol i guess if they can pass stupid emissions laws then i guess they can set a cap on gas right?

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yeah it probably is i mean yeah we have higher taxes no **** in new york but its what 60 cents higher here then where you are....it just frustrates me

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Supposedly, according to articles I'm reading, there is a demand on heating oil in the east due to the colder weather that is now got much of the country in it's grip. Rising demand in heating oil means a higher demand for crude oil to produce it....and since they are paying higher prices for crude, anything made from crude gets a price increase....demand up/prices up.


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we dont use heating oil here, so we dont have nearly as much demand.

We have lots of natural gas
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it's still BS!

folks NEED to be warm and they raise the price due to it!
it's a complete
they've been doing it for decades

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how many homes still use oil to heat it? not many in mich i know. its just another way for the gov to make a killing on us. think about it, they drop it down before the holidays to get you to spend. well guess what? holidays are over. now they need to make some money again. i wish WE THE PEOPLE would just stand up to our government and quit taking crap from them.

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how many homes still use oil to heat it? not many in mich i know. its just another way for the gov to make a killing on us. think about it, they drop it down before the holidays to get you to spend. well guess what? holidays are over. now they need to make some money again. i wish WE THE PEOPLE would just stand up to our government and quit taking crap from them.
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Economists were predicting a spike in fuel prices now, up to $2.70 a gallon average in the nation, and then up to $3.00 a gallon by spring.

Wow, great idea. Just cripple the system when it's trying to recover.

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