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Gas Prices Rise 34 Cents in Less Than 2 weeks? Awesome

Posted by ghostofsparta on October 25, 2009

Crossposted from http://paranoidpyro8503.blogspot.com/2009/10/gas-prices-rise-34-cents-in-less-than-2.html

First things first, I saw Zombieland today, and it was awesome. I highly encourage you all to see it. A-.

Now, on to buisness.

So for those of you who don’t know, I deliver pizzas for Pizza Hut for a living. Well….part time anyway, I’m now a substitute teacher as well (hooray!), so now I’m only 20 hours a week instead of 40 at that job. Anyway, about a week and a half ago on Wednesday, I had to fill up my car after my shift. Gas that day was $2.45/gal. Thankfully I filled up that day, because the next day….let me repeat that, THE NEXT DAY…..gas prices jumped to $2.55/gal. By the end of the weekend, gas had hit $2.59, and by yesterday when I had to fill up again (hooray for a car that gets great gas mileage!) the price at teh pump was $2.79/gal.

I would like to take a moment to thank President Obama and the Democrat-controlled congress for this situation for 2 very important reasons:

1. Doing nothing to remedy the conditions that constantly cause oil to rise, including:
-Not drilling for domestic oil
-Not opening any new refineries
-Not allowing any new coal/natural gas/nuclear power plants, which would reduce their use of oil and gas freeing more up for the rest of us
-Their focus soley on their cap and tax scheme to drive us back into the medieval period as far as technology is concerned

2. Inflation thanks to their attempts to spend us into oblivion. Anybody can look up any of my “Infamous Obama Unemployment Graphs” posts (Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5) to see that the job saving “Stimulus” bill didn’t do anything close to what we were promised it would do. Between that, TARP (Thanks President Bush, what a disaster that’s turning out to be), Cash for Clunkers, and giveaways to pretty much every group that wants a handout (including most recently seniors on social security) it’s only a matter of time until inflation starts to catch up to us. And with everybody in the world trying to weaken the dollar thanks to our runaway spending, it’s already starting to show itself in the world market….like oil prices.

As I stated before, I’ve finally begun my teaching career an so am not working 40+ hours a week driving. Thankfully $4/gal gas won’t kill me as much as it did last summer, but it won’t exactly help unemployment and a depressed economy.

2 Responses to “Gas Prices Rise 34 Cents in Less Than 2 weeks? Awesome”

  1. Matt said

    Found your blog on Ask and was so glad i did. That was a excellent read. I have a small question.Is it alright if i send you an email???…

  2. Sure, you can drop me an email if you want.

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