Point of View
UNITED STATES—If you drive a vehicle get ready to buckle down on what is prepared to be a year full of high gas prices. It’s hard to fathom that we’ve just begun the New Year and gas prices have already reached unbelievable heights. The price of gas is averaging close to $4.00 a gallon in most states; unfortunately for some patrons depending on where you live those prices are a bit higher.
My big gripe is just why in the world are gas prices so high this time of year considering that the driving season is not in full force? To receive a clear answer from the oil tycoon, the President or Congress would be like pulling straws, but the American people are continuing to be sold the same crap. The unrest in the
If the government’s goal is to get the American people to invest more money into the economy they have to be willing to address the fact that prices for everyday essentials continue to climb, while hard-working citizens are continuing to make less and less money. The gas prices currently are not only toxic, but worrisome. If gas is close to $4.00 a gallon, right now where will they be come this summer: $5.00, $6.00 maybe $7.00 a gallon. I can assure if gas prices get to over $5.00 a gallon it will not only be a sad day in America, it’ll be a time where you see the economy get a jolt of reality as people cut back on eating out, going to the movies and other miscellaneous activities.
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