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2012 marks highest gasoline prices of all time

Desere News -- Gas prices have soared this year, making 2012 the most expensive year ever for gas nationally, according to a press release by Gasbuddy.

The national average was $3.63 per gallon. Some of the spikes were due to California's supply problem and also the impact of Hurricane Sandy flooding which caused power outages to refineries in the Northeast, said Gregg Laskoski, GasBuddy analyst, in the press release.

"It reminds us exactly how vulnerable our nation's fuel infrastructure is and why the U.S. should be looking to increase refining capacity where it is needed most," he said in the press release.


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millerin
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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2012 12:09:27 AM

hope next year will be better.
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RoadKing95
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 2:10:40 PM

It is just so tiring to have to read how many reich wingers here want to blame Obama for everything. Go to the price charts and check the 11 yr USA average. Would be nice to go to 12 so we could see where Bush started. But with 11 you can see at 12/1/01 the ave. was $1.03. Steady climb there till his peak in mid '08 when it hit $4.11 national average, and if the charts accurate, it has not hit that high during Obama's tenure. We are being played, and it has nothing to do with the POTUS. The only occurrence that might be blamed on the prez would be the drop from above $4 in mid 2008, down to about $1.65 in Jan/Feb in 2009. That drop was due to fact that the money people realized that we couldn't continue on the Bush path. Not just gas crashed, the whole economy came tumbling down, due to taking us into 2 unfunded wars while (for the first time ever) dropping taxes primarily to the rich. The economy is actually starting to move upward, and had we elected Mitt we would have gone back to the Bush habits and truly destroyed the country.
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Bussman
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 3:17:38 AM

Oh yeah!
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bston
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 1:02:10 AM

We all felt the pinch, that's for sure!
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tidalwave3
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:57:55 AM

We noticed it :P
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iFueler
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:53:34 AM

can attest to
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Tiernan
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:39:29 AM

Yeah, we noticed!
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PCWHIZ
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:34:51 AM

I sure felt it.
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chuckhermann
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:12:04 AM

I certainly felt it this year.
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PrinceLH
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:11:45 AM

You mean robbery, don't you?
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2parrots
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:08:38 AM

MacDad 614 , POTUS is on record that he wants European prices for gas & utilities ,probably to satisfy his greenie buddies,so wait for his full agenda to unfold .Higher & higher prices ,while Barry & Harry Reid find more ways to take more money from our pockets.They think they can spend our money better than us .

[Edited by: 2parrots at 12/2/2012 12:13:19 AM EST]
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cheaper0ON
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:06:40 AM

Very True.
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zdcatc12
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:06:11 AM

Hope 2013 is better.
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nwsynthetics
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:06:02 AM

We shall see what the futur holds. With this president. Its already changing. Gun bans,carbon tax for flying, and so on and so on. Its goingto be a long 4 yrs
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Blue_Cruzer
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:06:01 AM

Where will it be in a year?
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:03:57 AM

Wait till 2013, you ain't seen nothin yet.
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:03:54 AM

We have a whole month left for 2012 to lose to 2011.
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MacDad614
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:02:02 AM

You frackers who think the price of gasoline is the responsibility of the POTUS are as ignorant as those who believe the moon is made of green cheese. Stop drinking the tea and understand that the people responsible for the high price of gasoline are the oil barons and bankers who will not invest in this country. They sit on their money - billions in profits - and think up more ways to take our money out of our pockets.
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sweething545
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:01:54 AM

We hap to deal with the gas prices weather it go up or down
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:01:37 AM

No surprise given the president...
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:00:56 AM

yep
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:54:24 PM

My personal budget agrees with this report. Hopefully... despite other factors.. maybe 2013 will not be so bad.
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:49:09 PM

Expect it to be much higher each year as Obama, Reid, Pelosi and their ilk are in control of the economy.
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:48:04 PM

All relative to the day and age
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:47:49 PM

And we need to know this by you telling us it? I don't think so. We already got that picture. Go write something good that is informative.
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:44:30 PM

Thats the truth.
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bvrbill
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:40:56 PM

Next year we will see a new record.

[Edited by: bvrbill at 12/1/2012 11:42:30 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:39:25 PM

America, Obama told you all back in 08 prices would necessary skyrocket, he is spot on here and we all suffer at the pump.
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:39:01 PM

Just according to plan.
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bra0712
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:35:10 PM

Well no duh!!! 2013 will also set New records!!! Everything is more expensive!!
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:34:52 PM

whatever.
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AllStarFame
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:33:48 PM

Inflation being what it is, this makes sense. I just wish fuel efficiency would follow the same curve as gas price.
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:33:43 PM

Very high out here.
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jorod55
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:31:15 PM

Just think $8.50 a gal. is right around the corner...
Are you prepared?
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JimVP
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:28:04 PM

Seems they are finding more and more excuses to raise prices, but how much is needless spikes from speculators.
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suzmar
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:26:07 PM

That is what Mr. Obama promised in 2008, higher gasoline prices.
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:24:31 PM

He will be done in 4 years.
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fuelsaverMN
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:23:57 PM

And the liberal media is as stupid as the voters who voted for the nobumer.
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fuelsaverMN
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:22:56 PM

"NO GOOG NOBUMER"
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:18:18 PM

OBUMER change
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:17:01 PM

If you do not get value for the price asked, don't buy.
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glasspanel
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:14:59 PM

Ya think?????
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mplato
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:14:42 PM

old story...no new news here oh wait.. it was Bush's fault
and obummer gets ALL of the credit
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:13:11 PM

And it is bound to go higher
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:13:09 PM


The profits for the oil barons are also the highest in history and that along with the tax breaks for the super rich and subsidies.


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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:12:49 PM

More to come
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:09:51 PM

I agree with Prodaddy who said, "They have " GOUGED " us all year". Last year, oil was $10/barrel more than it is today. Why is gas higher, again?
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:09:35 PM

Can't wait for next year...
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:08:32 PM

It would be nice if it was $2 again
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 11:08:19 PM

DUHHHH!!!
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