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Amnesia Affecting Parts Of The USA

As if we don't have other problems to contend with, Amnesia is spreading fast through a segment of the US population.

Gas prices, at the pump, are now back to about the same level they were at, spring going summer, 2017, 2018, and 2019. They're referring to it as gas prices going back to where they used to be during the Obama years, but I double checked, and looks like Trump was President during those years. And there is no such thing as a single gas price during a single President's term in office.

Further good news, it seems as the crisis related to the tens of thousands of jobs, lost to the keystone pipeline project, will not materialize. Turns out it was only a few permanent jobs. Jobs that can be easily absorbed by other industries.

And the energy independence we were going to have due to the Keystone pipeline? More good news. Turns out we're already capable of producing as much as we need, and, get this, the keystone pipeline's output was not slated to US domestic production. It was headed to the Far East.

There is a cure. It's called informing yourselves, using facts. Try it, there is no downside.

*** Gas prices data comes from the daily tracker for the US Energy Information Administration, a US-EIA government agency. https://www.eia.gov/dnav/pet/hist/EER_EPMRU_PF4_RGC_DPGD.htm
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LvChris41-45, M
You know very well that .gov sites are just places for the deep state to spread its lies. 馃き
None of this will matter to the kind of people who want to know why Obama wasn't in the White House on 9/11 like he was supposed to be.
LvChris41-45, M
[@1026,LeopoldBloom] Obama not in the office on 9/11? Welcome to Biden's America, thanks Obama.
[@335805,LvChris] There are people who wonder about that. I'm sure there are even people wondering what Obama was doing on Pearl Harbor.
Amnesia, huh?

I'm not sure how much of it isn't deliberate at this point.

Aren't the very ideas of objective truth and facts tools used by liberal elites to oppress and confuse people?
twiigss41-45, MVIP
From 2016 until 2020 gas prices here in my state, never got any higher than $2.95 per gallon, and the price of gas per gallon would fluctuate, $2.67, $2.84, $2.76, etc.

Since March or April 2021, gas prices in my state, are currently at $3.15 per gallon. This is on the east coast.

Why did the price of gas go up so high, and why is it continuing to stay that way?
twiigss41-45, MVIP
[@9416,Northwest] The gas station I go to is at $3.15 a gallon. Shit, I'll even post a picture of the gas receipts I have. The news stories on the internet from february until now also talk about rising prices due to the pipeline being shut down.

That information is way off. Way off. Gas prices here locally are not at no $2.00 a gallon.
[@1201479,twiigss] The pipeline was re-opened. Gas prices at the pump, over the past few decades, have been mostly affected by gas companies marketing/pricing strategies, rather than raw oil supplies.

The pipeline shutdown did create a temporary spike, but that was weeks ago.

The point is that if you look at the historical data, you will see a spike in late spring/early summer. This is not a political issue and is not related to oil production issues. Prices, at the pump, in my area vary by as much as $0.75 per gallon, depending on where you go. Gas on the West coast is generally more expensive, due to added taxes.
twiigss41-45, MVIP
[@9416,Northwest] I agree. West coast is generally more expensive, and the spike that should have been temporary I don't know what's going on, but gas here hasn't gone back down.

It's most likely price gouging going on. The further south you go, usually the cheaper the gas is.
Spotpot41-45, M
Biden actually belives in America first and not in the gloabalist oil coporations.
Burnley12336-40, M
I think gas prices are at best a really crude (no pun intended) indicator of economic health.
Spotpot41-45, M
[@422868,Burnley123] Exactly high gas prices might be because of a strong economy meaning more demand.

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