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Joe Heller

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  1. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    And it’s so obvious they never “fix” prices; right.

  2. Hawthorne

    Hawthorne GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Washington State’s governor purportedly contacted the oil companies and offered them a choice. Quit gouging her constituents, or face an audit.

    Gas prices in Washington have been nearly a dollar less than Oregon’s over the last year or so.

    We need to clone her.

  3. jonesb

    jonesb said, about 1 year ago

    We need more refineries, that’s why there’s a shortage of gas.

  4. Ted Lind

    Ted Lind GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Let’s see… If you were making gasoline you could spend a billion dollars to build a refinery so that you could lower the price of gas and make less money!

  5. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Thank you Obama for devaluing the dollar. Thank you for Not wanting to drill anywhere in the USA, or sending those oil rigs to Brazil, are we their “best customer”? And thank you for waging a war on CO2 with the EPA. All those things have made the price of gas what it is today. You told us you wanted gas to be around 5$ gallon “for our own good” and they have not gone up that fast but are getting there like you told us “in our new reality”

  6. Jase99

    Jase99 said, about 1 year ago

    @Tigger

    Par for the course, been like this since they banned leaded gas."

    The gas price in town was still under $1 / gallon in 1999. It’s now over $4.

  7. Chillbilly

    Chillbilly said, about 1 year ago

    Here we go again.


    I’d like to suggest that any political cartoonist who runs another gas price cartoon be droned.

  8. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Xabulba

    We have more OIl and natural gas in the USA then the Middle east. Peak Oil is a myth.
    So what is your point? we should not drill in the waste land that is ANWAR? Here is a news flash, we the USA bought Alaska for the mineral and oil. Why are we not drilling?

  9. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, about 1 year ago

    Gas prices in Europe are much higher than in the USA, but public transportation is much more efficient as well. Oil is a finite product and humans need to find another way to power our vehicles. Helping to reduce traffic congestion would go a long way to reducing usage, pollution, and would help keep prices low and get people to and from work much faster. There are many other ideas but no will to experiment with them in our country.
    I miss 54cents a gallon gas. I remember 27cents a gallon gas. Those days are gone.
    I wish I could afford a Tesla. /sigh
    Respectfully,
    C.

  10. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    By the way, While I am thanking The EPA i must point out that the biggest reason the oil price jumps in the spring is the refineries having to make different blends.
    http://auto.howstuffworks.com/fuel-efficiency/fuel-consumption/summer-fuel.htm

  11. Cinci Steve

    Cinci Steve GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Where are all the lefties that were screaming murder over gas prices when “Big Texas Oil” Bush was in office and gas prices rose to over $3 a gallon???

    Start calling for Barry to do something, we know he certainly hasn’t done crap for people’s family income.

  12. TheTrustedMechanic

    TheTrustedMechanic GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Tigger

    Come on Tig, the phase out of Tetraethyllead as a gasoline additive did not cause the pre-summer gas price spike. Unleaded gasoline was more expensive because it had to be of better quality due to the elimination of the performance enhancing properties of Tetraethyllead. The main reason why Tetraethyllead was phased out was due to the introduction and use of catalytic converters. Nothing has more impact on gasoline prices than the will of the oil companies. The prices are what they are because that is what the oil companies want the price to be.

  13. TheTrustedMechanic

    TheTrustedMechanic GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Harleyquinn

    Thank you President Obama for getting elected so the republicans would auger this country into the ground to make sure you fail.
    .
    You are so far from wrong about what has gasoline prices what they are today. We EXPORT gasoline. That means the oil refineries are artificially lowering their capacity and that is a choice of the oil companies, NOT a result of President Obama or the EPA.

  14. TheTrustedMechanic

    TheTrustedMechanic GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Harleyquinn

    “…the biggest reason the oil price jumps in the spring is the refineries having to make different blends. "
    And that is the same excuse they use for the spike in prices in the late fall. It is just that, an excuse, NOT a fact based reason. Simply another justification for corporate greed.

  15. Fourcrows

    Fourcrows said, about 1 year ago

    The gas spikes are proof of a monopoly, not capitalism as it should work. If it were actual capitalism, then one company would lower their prices to lure customers to their gas stations, thereby increasing their profit through volume sales. This doesn’t seem to ever happen, meaning that the same group of investors are controlling all gas and oil prices, preventing the free market from working properly.

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