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Originally posted by astrocreep
But, how will you feel when you park your bike, walk into the store and discover a gallon of milk is 10 dollars, a loaf of bread 8 dollars, and you local starbuck's coffee is 12 dollars a cup?
"We've gone out and leased diesel generators in an effort to restart our line," said Steve Baker, spokesman for Colonial Pipeline, based in Alpharetta. "We hope to have it back up and running by this weekend."
"I think there ought to be zero tolerance of people breaking the law during an emergency such as this, whether it be looting, or price-gouging at the gasoline pump or taking advantage of charitable giving, or insurance fraud," Bush said in an interview on ABC's "Good Morning America."
Drivers in Atlanta said stations were charging well over $3 a gallon for regular unleaded, and at least one station in Stockbridge, Ga., was charging customers $5.87 a gallon.
Originally posted by jmilici
Gas here in rural Ohio is 3.29 a gallon. I think it is B.S. to say that gas should go higher. I took my Bronco off the road already because it takes too much gas.
I'm trying not to let the prices get me down yet... while yes it's impacting my wallet, I'm just going to change my driving habits a bit.
Originally posted by Timcouchfanclub
My last though is DO NOT FREAK OUT.
Originally posted by Sauron
6 bucks a gallon
I just came across this little piece I'm glad I sold my big black Dodge when I did, mind I sold it in 2002 then at 70 cents Canadian, a litre that worked out to about 85 dollars a tank.
WSB-TV in Atlanta confirmed to WND that a retailer in a rural area outside the city had priced its gas at $5.87, and the TV station indicated it had another unconfirmed report of $5.99.
[edit on 1/9/2005 by Sauron]
Originally posted by mrsdudara
And stop with the hummer people. I have friends who drive those. They are hard working business owners It is hurting them too. I dont think too many people think about the fact that if it hurts them bad enough, they go out of business and several people loose their jobs.
[edit on 1-9-2005 by mrsdudara]
Maybe they should try something more economical, before they close their doors......you kinda make it sound as if they would let everything go before the hummer.