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Originally posted by PaR3v
When Barack Obama took office in January 2009, gas prices averaged around $1.80.
But when Bush was in office and the $1.08 gas went to $1.40+ people screamed bloody murder. And blamed Bush, remember?
Originally posted by nahsik
Next your going to tell me Obama is to blame for global warming.
Originally posted by Blackmarketeer
OPEC doesn't control oil prices. They've already stated there is no increased demand for oil.
This is just manipulation by the Big Oil and their speculators on Wall Street. They've got a big push on for offshore drilling and Obama bucked at their increased demands, so this is how they get their way - drive prices up until everyone is screaming bloody murder.
For the past quarter Exxon Mobil made $11 billion in profits, is refining less oil, yet exporting more oil to foreign countries. There's no shortage, it's just an old-fashioned manufactured crisis to which they always blame OPEC, and the sheeple fall for it all the time.