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Message Posted: May 3, 2006 8:54:22 AM

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Message Posted: Nov 28, 2007 12:40:56 AM

Keep your political comments to the US Politics forum please.
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Champion Author Florida

Joined:May 2005
Message Posted: Nov 4, 2007 7:04:13 PM

vickirae_1 -- According to this site the average cost of gas in the US in 1972 was 55¢.. Oh well, I can remember when gas was below 20¢ a gallon, cruze all night on a buck or two... Times change..
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Rookie Author San Antonio

Joined:Nov 2007
Message Posted: Nov 4, 2007 10:49:34 AM

Hello All....I believe that a gas boycott would be most effective if we all did not buy gasoline for 3 days....$$ talks and B/S walks....if we do not buy/use gas for 3 business days..((or as often as needed))....that will send a message to the powers that be...that we are serious....Washington DC and anyone associated with the fuel business does not care because it does not effect their wallets...I started to drive in 1972 when fuel was $0.35 a gallon...and we should have done what the politicians said they were going to do...(((REDUCE OUR NEED FOR FOREIGN FUELS))) this time we would be non-dependant on foreign fuels....

Gas boycotts and making our politicians responsible for fuel price and fuel dependencies will turn the tide at our center of powers that be...only when it effects Washington DC and the Oil Companies pockets will we the American People get a break...

Thanks....entertaining any intelligent replies...

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Rookie Author Fort Worth

Joined:Jul 2007
Message Posted: Jul 15, 2007 2:47:43 AM

The problem is not Pres Bush, but the liberal leftist demoncrats who want to keep trying to investigate the gas companies. They have also put quietus on domestic exploration, such as Anwar, the Gulf, they are playing to opec who controls the price of crude. We need to develop other types of fuels, but in the meantime open The U.S. for domestic drilling. We can also cut down on the cost by having a common blend of fuel for the north, and south, for both winter and summer months, and do away with all of this gourmey blends.
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Rookie Author Arkansas

Joined:May 2007
Message Posted: Jul 12, 2007 8:49:01 PM

getting Bush ...That all i heard .But We the people have to take respondaible for our part also .Dont get it twist Bush isn't that only person should be out of a job. The people that we voted for aren't doing the job they told us that they will do. They are so busy fight again one another that nothing getting done .None!I think People do there job and when it time to vote in 08' DO YOUR HOMEWORK! If the Americans people do they job as voter instead of what side is worst ...Pick what best for u and your Children!
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Rookie Author Las Vegas

Joined:Jun 2007
Message Posted: Jun 16, 2007 2:46:19 PM

I truly think that a Boycott would work. The only problem is that people have forgotten what organization is. Over the past century or two, they organize like nobody's business and was very successful in getting things done. What we need is a Strong Revolution to make this gas thing become a reality, not a caonversation. With the proper advertising, a Boycott for 2 days would make the facists of America realize we not paying for their son/daughter Bentley. Talk Hard.
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Rookie Author Michigan

Joined:Oct 2005
Message Posted: Jun 11, 2007 1:40:59 AM

get bush out problem solved
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Rookie Author Texas

Joined:May 2007
Message Posted: May 21, 2007 7:00:24 AM

I think that the May 15 boycott wasn't enough!! American needs to pull together and do this at least two or three times a week. One day here and there isn't working!!! I am outraged at the price of gas!! I am 24 years old and when I started driving at 16 gas was found everywhere at .99 or 1.05 what is going on with the world??

Why not get millions of people to at least try to ban buying gas on days that end with 0,4,or 7 that way it gets spaced out but then these big corps. will really feel this in their pockets!! We could do it! This would help, why wouldn't it?!?
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Champion Author Ontario

Joined:May 2004
Message Posted: Mar 20, 2007 12:00:53 PM

If everyone adheres to these excellent suggestions the forums should be a much more pleasant place! Thank you.
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Rookie Author Manitoba

Joined:Feb 2006
Message Posted: Jan 6, 2007 1:53:58 PM

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