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(June 26, 2008) Many of our young drivers do not remember our major oil crises of the seventy's. Price rose so fast that many of the gas stations had pumps that could not handle charging more than one dollar. Many station owners had to buy new pumps. Congress enacted laws that were supposed to force automobile ..
(June 26, 2008) Conserve energy and reduce the greenhouse gases, has been the cry of many environmentalist and lawmakers, in this oil price crisis and past ones. We need energy just to get to our jobs. We could all do our parts by reducing our use of carbon base fuel. In todays world, we would lead ourselves into ..
(June 26, 2008) Did you miss out on capitalizing on videotape money making craze? Maybe you did, but lost out to the big boys, like Blockbusters. With the constant rise of gasoline prices another market is about to blossom. This could be the opportunity that allows you to finally reach that elusive dream of ..
(June 26, 2008) Well here we are on Independence Day, the time for fun and vacations. The year is 2008 and a sharp increase in gasoline prices have put a crunch on your plans. Are you curtailing or even worse, canceling your vacation? The visit to grandma's summer home in the Adirondacks will not take place this ..
(June 26, 2008) Our congressional leaders are feverishly at work trying to stem the rise in gasoline pricing. Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the house, is touting the 2007 legislature that give automakers until 2020 to get their car mileage up to 35 miles per gallon. This is after giving automakers, since the last ..
(June 25, 2008) You just received a pay raise of 4% on your $60,000 yearly salary. You begin thinking about what you're going to do with the new $2400.00 of income your going to have. Then you realize the Federal government is going to take $324.00 off the top. Then Social Security is going to get their $192.00 ..
(June 25, 2008) Since the early 1970's the oil and automobile companies have been faced with an oil crisis. These companies have done nothing but raise their prices and sell us SUV and pickup trucks that guzzle gasoline. Today you no longer have to depend on these companies to introduce a hybrid automobile that ..
(June 25, 2008) You have been scrapping out a living driving your 18-wheeler as an independent driver. Just last year you were able to get 40 gallons of diesel for $143.00. Now you are paying $200 00 for the same amount of diesel. Tired of taking your profit and throwing it out the oil companies. Well there is a ..
(June 25, 2008) The new gas prices are destroying you household budget. Fuel cost has risen more than 25% in less than a year. The tank full of gas is now costing you more than $80.00 and threatening to break the $100.00 barrier very shortly. Our leaders in congress have said there is no short-term solution to ..
(June 25, 2008) You get into Dodge 4x4 and drive off to work. During you trip you pass a number of dreaded economy killer the local gas station. It seams each day the price inches up every few hours. After eighteen miles of driving you finally arrive at work. The truck sits in the parking lot all day until your ..