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Gas prices in California just weeks away from $4 a gallon?

signComing hard on the heels of the Libyan massacre unrest, comes a report that gas could go as high as $5 a gallon during the peak driving season in mid summer. California prices are expected to hit $4 a gallon as early as Memorial Day, assuring diesel prices nearing $5 as they were in ’07 before the election.

The difference between now and two years ago? No Bush to blame, as noted be Ace;

I’m sure the media believes this is not Obama’s fault. But instead of reporting the facts and either just trusting the public to figure things out for themselves, or offering some spin on behalf of Obama’s failed administration, they simply choose to not report the facts in the first place. It’s easier that way.

Of course, if the theory that the public will unfairly blame the president for ills not directly under his control is true, that means the media played their favored role as DNC shill by always mentioning oil prices under Bush; but I guess in some cases they don’t mind so much if the public draws unfair inferences.

Will the rising prices cause Americans to ditch their cars and beg Obama for fast trains and windmill powered buses? Or instead, can we look forward to another chorus of “Drill baby drill?” I’m betting the latter, and so is my boss – the one who owns the towing company. I think he’s making the signs even now.

Erick Brockwayhttp://www.erickbrockway.com
Work seven days a week at two jobs, a newly RETIRED EO1 (E6) in the Navy Reserves (Seabees), blog when I can from cellphone and computer. @erickbrockway #catcot #tcot Currently living in Camarillo, CA, about 45 miles North of LA. I have a wife (20+ years) son, and two daughters.

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  1. The media isn’t going to have to make the decision to blame BO. The people know that the gov’t, led by the democrats, has decided not to utilize our natural resources, instead outsourcing our energy provisions to unstable regimes.

    Well, guess what, guys. The chickens have come home to roost.

    Not only do we not have oil or natural gas production increasing in this time of unrest over there, our production is *decreasing*.

    The democrats: destroying the growth of industry and capital since…before my grandparents’ time.

  1. The media isn’t going to have to make the decision to blame BO. The people know that the gov’t, led by the democrats, has decided not to utilize our natural resources, instead outsourcing our energy provisions to unstable regimes.

    Well, guess what, guys. The chickens have come home to roost.

    Not only do we not have oil or natural gas production increasing in this time of unrest over there, our production is *decreasing*.

    The democrats: destroying the growth of industry and capital since…before my grandparents’ time.

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