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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 9/22/2005 7:34:59 AM EDT
Because the valley, and IIRC most of Arizona gets its gas from Texas, does anyone think gas prices are going to be more outragious than after Katrina?
Link Posted: 9/22/2005 8:11:17 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/22/2005 8:17:10 AM EDT
The news media has approved the price increase of up to $5.00 a gallon.
Link Posted: 9/22/2005 10:05:47 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/22/2005 10:08:52 AM EDT by tfod]
Even if the hurricane does nothing, prices will rise.

If the price of beef goes up, I buy pork or chicken. If the price of gas goes up, I buy less of other things.

On a simple macro scale the organized gas companies have a death grip on our economy. The rising expenses of gas take away income from other areas of the economy.

As a conservative I am not sure of how to feel about the situation. I believe in free trade, but this is more than free enterprise. I think actions by environmentalists have destroyed hopes of any small scale rogue gas production companies to allow competition and free trade to exist.

A coworker brought up an interesting point. A small purse was offered – I believe 10 million dollars, to put a man in outer space. Groups were formed, and one did just that.

He believes that if a public purse is offered for realistic alternative fuel and energy means, that we may have the same result. He may be on to something.

I don’t know.
Link Posted: 9/22/2005 1:01:49 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Ranger_SXT:
The news media has approved the price increase of up to $5.00 a gallon.

Sad, but true.
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