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California gas station surpasses $5 per gallon

GasBuddy Blog -- It is a dangeous waiting game. Will European and U.S. sanctions against Iran bring about a peaceful resolution to quell Iran's nuclear aggression? Will Israel remain patient and allow additional economic pressure on Iran from China work?

Will a collapsing Iranian economy be the catalyst for an overthrow of the current regime? Or, would heavy blows to Iran's economy accelerate a decision by President Ahmadinejad into a first-strike military action?

And if a conflict between Israel and Iran is inevitable, should the U.S. support Israel with active involvement? Passively? Or not at all?

The volatility of the entire Middle East is in question and consequently, crude oil prices continue their steady climb...


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Submitted Feb 21, 2012 By: PD
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bettersight
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 7:16:20 PM

ok
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Glad I live in TX.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 7:12:00 PM

That's gonna happen here soon!
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 7:11:03 PM

For that reason alone, I'm glad I don't live in CA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 7:10:33 PM

And the economy is sinking to new lows. Just today, Long Beach USD announced mid-year layoffs involving 300 teachers. This is just sickening.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 7:08:46 PM

1st Iran won't listen to anybody not even China. 2nd there idiot president will do what he wants as long as the religious leaders say its ok. 3rd yes and will commence with the first nuke weapons test in Iran even if its a dud! And if the US government has any sense they will duck and wait for the smoke to clear.
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When this recession becomes a DEPRESSION will it be obamas? It is happening on his watch!
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 7:04:48 PM

great!
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 7:04:38 PM

Glad I don't live in California.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 7:02:34 PM

OK, PD -- But their posted state average is $4.02 per gallon -- still too high, of course.
But my point is, every state has one area that is consistently higher priced than the rest of the state.
In Michigan, that would be Romulus. Their BP near the airport is usually .50 cents up to a dollar more than the rest of the state. Today they are at $3.89 a gallon.

This article mainly serves to inflame, and just as negative media seems to do, it just helps the greedy oil companies to prime the public for another round of hideous gouging.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 7:02:31 PM

all excuses for high prices!
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 7:00:05 PM

Plenty of other stations around. Don't buy from this idiot and watch his prices drop.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:59:48 PM

There will be no peaceful resolution to the middle east situation with the fanatical leaders of Iran.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:53:45 PM

Once California cuts loose and heads for Hawaii they wont have to worry about $5 bucks a gallon.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:53:32 PM

Seems like something I wouldn't want public if I owned the place!
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:50:12 PM

Ouch
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:49:14 PM

Cali will collapse itself someday. Too bad, it has beautiful landscapes.
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glad I am not there
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:44:23 PM

Seems to be more of a game for those in Kalifornia to see who can be the biggest, highest etc.
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it is the our greed that keeps us in this game give up the suv's and trucks
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Ahhhh...The joys of living in the People's Republic of California.....
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:42:10 PM

Until someone finds a way to make money off of gas prices going down, I don't think it will happen.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:35:48 PM

Does that indicate all the states must follow California?

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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:34:22 PM

Thats crazy
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:33:39 PM

It is difficult to tell exactly what will happen next. However, California is always out front where so many things are concerned- usually positive things. Unfortunately, some things, such as high gas prices is something they always lead the way in as well.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:33:21 PM

California gas station surpasses $5 per gallon and all excusses to rise prices and make record profits.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:33:00 PM

It is California.
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ok
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swrestler good post
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:25:13 PM

California will also lead the way when it's time for the banks to fail.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:24:23 PM

the problem is there is no extra built into the system. competition is needed
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:22:21 PM

Good for them let them keep paying to care for the freaks
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ok
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Until speculators are made to take delivery of there purchase this manipulation will continue.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:16:12 PM

all excuses to raise fuel prices to make record profits.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:16:11 PM

gee I am glad I don't live there
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Time to bring the speculators up on treason charges.
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Time To Drop A Bomb On Iran....
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:13:20 PM

NO one running for any office Rep. or Dem. wants $4.00 gas!!! WE all lose at that price.
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Fix this in the Nov elections. Get the current windbags OUT!
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Duh, its California!
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:11:32 PM

ouch.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:10:00 PM

A conflict is going to happen. Today I read Iran is looking at helping those near Israel to send rockets into Israel.

The heat is on. Oil is up. I think the $110-$120 range for this year as the "Greek Tragedy" is fixed for now seems resonable.

As for California...Ain't you buttheads on EV's and CNG cars yet?
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:09:09 PM

ok, a bunch of bull if we produce 81% of crude then why are we so dependent of foreign oil, and why is it so freekin high!!???
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 6:00:28 PM

Bet they haven't sold much gas. LOL. Only to the idiots.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 5:57:05 PM

It can happen in California
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 5:53:02 PM

the gas price map shows 4.01to 4.33 for gas in California
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I guess this would be called "GREED",or is it Republican FREE MARKETS at work?

[Edited by: mwo at 2/21/2012 8:49:25 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 5:46:29 PM

One Calif gas station does not represent all of them, yet.
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Thank Obummer and that psycho Nancy Pelosi
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 5:45:54 PM

Hate to tell ya, that AK and HI will get there first, followed by CA.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2012 5:43:58 PM

California is ONLY the vanguard. We will all see $5 gas by summer. Thanks, BONER. no boehner in 2012.
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