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    Quote Originally Posted by ecmjamsit View Post
    Just price gouging nationwide allowed by the "authorities". Plenty of fuel here in Colorado. Just have to pay more.

    And the alternative would be.....................?
    .........Letting the goobermint set prices for it? Is that what you really want?


    Just remember who is cheating you (or trying to) and never do business with them again. And urge all your friends to do the same. The Colonial Pipeline customers are buying gas from other regions and trucking it into the affected areas. That will raise it some, but if anyone is truly gouging, DO NOT EVER buy from them again.
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    It is a state of emergency. It has been formally declared a disaster area. Yes the government should order a price freeze. No profiteering while folks are suffering. Same as during a war. Sometimes they add a "windfall" profits tax. Yes this is what I want.

    Quote Originally Posted by ChampFerguson/TN View Post
    And the alternative would be.....................?
    .........Letting the goobermint set prices for it? Is that what you really want?


    Just remember who is cheating you (or trying to) and never do business with them again. And urge all your friends to do the same. The Colonial Pipeline customers are buying gas from other regions and trucking it into the affected areas. That will raise it some, but if anyone is truly gouging, DO NOT EVER buy from them again.
    Capitalism 101- let the marketplace decide.
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    Fair enough.
    Gov declares an Emergency and gains the right to set prices. Yeah, thatll work well as a long term strategy.

    Hey, if that's what you want, that's fine. I like free or cheap as much as the next guy. But I know it ends badly when you think past the immediacy of the moment. (coughvenezualacough)
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    Nothing but money grubbing crooks. THERE IS NO GAS SHORTAGE The Colonial Pipeline threatened to shut down but did not and the idiots went crazy with the prices. It has gone up forty cents a gallon here in Virginia.
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    The shortage is caused by the refineries being shut down in east Texas including the largest refinery in America located outside of Port Arthur, Tx.

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    We're getting it up you know where here in Eastern Ontario. Being the long weekend and the hurricane they justified a jump to $1.299 a litre for regular. That makes it $4.917 a US gallon!
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    as of yesterday the Gougers (Thieves) have it up 30 cents here .

    $2.79 for regular.

    the Largest producer should be online again any day now.
    But my guess prices will keep Rising all year

    yep up 10 more cents today.

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    tomorrow probably $2.99

    the sad part PA has no Gouging Laws, and as long as they jump it up daily instead of all at once, it gets ignored
    Last edited by jeff of pa; Sep 03, 2017 at 03:39 PM.
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    I'm in upstate NY, about 90 miles from NYC... lots of gas, no lines, but, went up about .30 - .40 cents a gallon , in the last 10 days.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jeff of pa View Post
    as of yesterday the Gougers (Thieves) have it up 30 cents here .

    $2.79 for regular.

    the Largest producer should be online again any day now.
    But my guess prices will keep Rising all year

    yep up 10 more cents today.

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    tomorrow probably $2.99

    the sad part PA has no Gouging Laws, and as long as they jump it up daily instead of all at once, it gets ignored
    Oil profits have to make money off that Labor Day Travel coming up. They always do. Everytime a NASCAR Race comes to out town they jump the prices a quarter or more. We have to pay for everyone enjoying themselves.

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    Gas is still scarce here, it is going to be a big problem come Tuesday if the tanker trucks don't start rolling in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by franklin View Post
    Oil profits have to make money off that Labor Day Travel coming up. They always do. Everytime a NASCAR Race comes to out town they jump the prices a quarter or more. We have to pay for everyone enjoying themselves.

    Those Evil Capitalists! How Dare they make a profit for their investors! I'm Entitled to cheap stuff that I want.

    Next time. I'm just going to pay attention to the news and fill my tanks and cans AHEAD of the disaster!


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    Quote Originally Posted by ChampFerguson/TN View Post
    Those Evil Capitalists! How Dare they make a profit for their investors! I'm Entitled to cheap stuff that I want.

    Next time. I'm just going to pay attention to the news and fill my tanks and cans AHEAD of the disaster!


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    Quote Originally Posted by ChampFerguson/TN View Post
    Those Evil Capitalists! How Dare they make a profit for their investors! I'm Entitled to cheap stuff that I want.

    Next time. I'm just going to pay attention to the news and fill my tanks and cans AHEAD of the disaster!


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    Yea I think we should see if China has some cheap Gas to sell.
    Maybe some of that good old Leaded gas that doesn't Gunk up engines !
    & helps warm things up
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    Quote Originally Posted by jeff of pa View Post
    Yea I think we should see if China has some cheap Gas to sell.
    Maybe some of that good old Leaded gas that doesn't Gunk up engines !
    & helps warm things up
    I just want the regular ethanol-free gas back.

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    Gas around here in the north Midwest went up about 40¢ a gallon, which is not unusual for memorial day weekend. That's just cause of supply and demand, free market forced. Sounds like it went up less than a dollar a gallon i n Texas flood areas.

    What some of you might not realize is that the gasoline needs to be shipped from the refinery to the gas pump, and transportation costs are higher due to road closures and delays. It ain't nessesarily gouging, the oil companies are just passing their cost on to the consumer while maintaining profit. No evil doers, just people that want to sell gasoline, and they got to eat too.

    As far as government price fixing- Have you lost your ever-loving minds!?? Ask Venezuela how government price fixing of eggs at 30¢ USD equivalent per a dozen worked out. Within a day of the decree there was not an egg to found for sale in any store anywhere. And some people want that kind of availability for gasoline here in the USA!? Bless their hearts, I guess.

    Eta this is a post about economics, not politics.
    Last edited by Duckshot; Sep 03, 2017 at 05:35 PM.
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