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carbuilder

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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 3:25:59 PM

And Obama’s former Energy Secretary Steven Chu infamously told the Wall Street Journal “somehow we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe.”

A gallon of gas now costs double what it did on the first day of Obama’s first term.

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DanMtz
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 10:31:36 AM

It seems like I just read this.
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bston
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 9:04:09 AM

So we've got to compare ourselves with the European standard? No thanks!
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pricewar
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 4:29:11 AM

this is part of the "we can do policies" that obama wanted to "change". just for all those who voted for him
will come to realize what a mistake you made voting him in a second term. This is just the beginning...WOW!
The new slogan "WE TOLD YOU SO"
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goldrose1
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 1:45:06 AM

Heard price parity comments since last century.
In all the years, still don't know why we have to pay same as other countries.

Big Oil makes record profits, partly by shipping to those other countries.

Taxpayers are paying more for taxes and energy. More is needed to repair roads and bridges. Where is money to create the rail systems?

Over the years, Ohio tried to create some systems, couldn't get funding. Looks worse now, but our president wants mass transportation? That works in some big cities. Not enough passengers per mile in rural areas.
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teenitup
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 1:30:43 AM

Obammy's manifest destiny.
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iFueler
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 1:12:56 AM


     no kidding
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CVA19
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 10:28:24 PM

When he speaks, Chu just echoes his boss, the Narcissist-in-Chief. His Royal-Self-Importantness stated in 2008 that electricity costs would necessarily skyrocket as a result of his administration's policies, why not extend that philosophy to all energy sectors. Oh, wait, he has!
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esq262
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 9:14:46 PM

It's a self fulfilling prophesy.
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doeslayersr
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 8:55:45 PM

No kidding, prices are going up?
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Blue_Prius_2010
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 8:55:03 PM

Not exactly new news, is this? May we all be fortunate enough to rise to that level of affluence where we are immune from the impact of our own political vanity.
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PathfinderSC
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 7:33:36 PM

Glad I didn't vote for him, But It would not made any difference he was put in.
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qwerty17
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 7:25:53 PM

breitbart: a fine, unbiased news outlet...
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rbrk02
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 7:24:49 PM

Unfortunately, we knew all of this before he was elected and yet we elected him anyway. Twice!

If our economy should manage to survive the next four years, it will take the next guy just as long to undo the damage this administration is doing.

carbuilder, Thank you for posting this.

Alaydown, great comment. Well reasoned and presented!
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Discovery02
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 6:29:20 PM

So we're TRYING to make our gas prices higher and higher? So who's on the side of the consumer? No one.
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Van_Halen
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 6:22:53 PM

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When gas hit $2.50 under Bush, the Dumbocrat controlled House and Senate started screaming bloody murder about the poor (that they really don't care about) and how BUSH had to do something.

WHY are the Dumbocrats not screaming now?! Because again they didn't really care then and now that the Lair in Chief is in the WH, they could care less!
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LanguageMan1
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 6:19:04 PM

This is one promise he made to those who voted for him in 2008 that he will definitely keep.
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thizben
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 5:54:46 PM

obvious agenda with this article.
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carrek
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 5:41:10 PM

Tax it to death and take away all subsidies to the oil companies and they just might be able to achieve a price in line with Europe's.
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ooohgas
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 5:19:02 PM

Thanks.
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 4:56:03 PM

No kidding.
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 4:38:50 PM

OBAMA IS FULL OF IT....THE SOME FOR $ MORE YRS......THANKS TO THE PEOPLE THAT PUT HIM THERE...............
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flatrock14
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 4:18:57 PM

will it double again for his 2nd term
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daytonabiker
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 4:16:51 PM

nationalize the oil in Iran, Iraq,saudi Arabia
leave Qatar alone
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Alaydown
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 4:06:36 PM

Of course. Obama's energy policies are that we go down the same failed green energy path that Europe went which caused their energy prices to skyrocket there. This is nothing new. Obama promised, "Under my plan of a cap-and-trade system, electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket," Obama told the SF Chronicle in January 2008. "Coal-powered plants, you know, natural gas, you name it, whatever the plants were, whatever the industry was, they would have to retrofit their operations. That will cost money. They will pass that money on to consumers." Not that Obama has kept any promises, but that one he certainly has.

After his cap-and-trade plan failed to pass in Congress, Obama as dictator decided to impose cap-and-trade through the EPA which has exceeded their authority in closing down the cheaper energy producing coal plants, costing thousands of Americans their jobs and hurting this economy.

As for gasoline, both Obama and his Energy Secretary Dr. Chu have said they wanted gasoline prices here at "European levels" ($8-10 per gallon) "to encourage conservation" and to make alternative energy more competitive. Obama has weakened the dollar and obstructed drilling on federal land and water. These policies increase the price of oil. And gasoline prices have more than doubled under Obama.

In Obama's typical way, he will blame House Republicans for the higher prices even though he has previously said that his policies will cause higher prices.

[Edited by: Alaydown at 2/20/2013 4:12:40 PM EST]
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tnfran
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 4:05:41 PM

CHU-------what an absolute Jerk dork!!!! WHY do we have to make US prices match Europe. Why not help Europe figure out how to get theirs DOWN to US levels or lower.
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Taxrefugee
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 3:52:54 PM

Going to be triple pretty soon at this rare, assuming anyone will buy it at that price.
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mastermariner
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 3:34:34 PM

Bad wording
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