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Old April 24th, 2006, 02:30 PM
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Isnt it great that we invade an oil rich nation yet we pay through our noses to fill fuel while the retiring CEO of Exxon Mobil will get $400 million as retirement benefits. Isn't this fukin crazy.


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GOP urges price-gouging probe on gas

By Mark Preston
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Monday, April 24, 2006; Posted: 4:11 p.m. EDT (20:11 GMT)
var clickExpire = "-1"; With prices nearing $4 a gallon in some areas, each party is working to gain the upper hand on the gasoline issue.

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Congressional GOP leaders on Monday formally called on President Bush to launch an investigation into possible price gouging by oil companies, after gas prices shot up nearly 25 cents a gallon in two weeks.



"Anyone who is trying to take advantage of this situation while American families are forced into making tough choices over whether to fill up their cars or severely cut back their budgets should be investigated and prosecuted," House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Illinois, and Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tennessee, wrote in a letter to President Bush.
"Therefore, we believe that federal law enforcement agencies and regulators should take every available step to ensure that all federal laws protecting American consumers from price-fixing, collusion, gouging and other anti-competitive practices are vigorously enforced."
Hastert and Frist asked Bush to direct the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to investigate the rising oil prices and also will request that certain areas be exempt from having to use a more expensive but cleaner blend of gasoline.
One FTC official, though, told CNN that the trade commission can only look into anti-competitive practices and has no legal authority to investigate price gouging.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-California, dismissed Hastert's and Frist's letter as "empty rhetoric."
"With skyrocketing gas prices, it is clear that the American people can no longer afford the Republican Rubber Stamp Congress and its failure to stand up to Republican big oil and gas company cronies," Pelosi said in a written statement. "With record gas prices, record CEO pay packages, and record oil company profits, Speaker Hastert and the Republican Congress continue to give the American people empty rhetoric rather than join Democrats who are working to lower gas prices now."


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Old April 24th, 2006, 11:05 PM
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Kya BABA(desibaba) tum log roro kar maza le rahay ho to may has kar bhi na loon.
was just passing the information regarding the gas. since you asked about price for gas at YO place.
Price is going high in america because they invaded the oil rich nation but filled all that in there SSA to the price is going up.
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All relative ... right? So let's see now ... in the scheme of theengs we baulk at spending $1.35 liter for petrol ... but don't mind paying $ 4.50 for a cup of froth at Starbucks ... $ 1.50 for a 250mils can of soft drink filled with water, shit and color) ... 1.50 for 300 mils of bottled water.

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folkz, was juz wondering..its like 2.99/gallon here..
wha is it at yo place?
its like we've completed a full circle here..2.99 today mornin...
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its like we've completed a full circle here..2.99 today mornin...
couldn't get you D.baba, please theek se samjhaaO na
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couldn't get you D.baba, please theek se samjhaaO na
he is saying the prices have come back after touching $4 and above. now its come down below $3 mark. Its $2.90 in SLC and $2.66 in Dallas.
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got both my cars filled for 2.49 yesterday. finally some relief in sight.
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All relative ... right? So let's see now ... in the scheme of theengs we baulk at spending $1.35 liter for petrol ... but don't mind paying $ 4.50 for a cup of froth at Starbucks ... $ 1.50 for a 250mils can of soft drink filled with water, shit and color) ... 1.50 for 300 mils of bottled water.

Weird ... noh?
very true... and $4 for 2 slices of bread and some lettuce...$12 for a haircut....$1.5 for chewing gum.....milk is more expensive than gas...weird, really weird..
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About 3.56 for regular in Sunnyvale, CA.
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Filled up for $3.37 in Milpitas last night.
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he is saying the prices have come back after touching $4 and above. now its come down below $3 mark. Its $2.90 in SLC and $2.66 in Dallas.
Here is very low rate

$0.65 / Gal. for Super. Regular $0.52/Gal.
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Here is very low rate

$0.65 / Gal. for Super. Regular $0.52/Gal.
where is 'here'? $0.52/Gal? ME?
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Apple : 0.80 / Kg ( unlike india where you will get in dozen)
where is india you can buy an apple in dozen???? or, did u mean banana??
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