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    Quote Originally Posted by _Lost_ View Post
    wait... so you are telling me that gas prices finally dropped during the two months prior to an election? NO WAY! Doesn't have anything at all to do with that. What about the fact that when Bush came into office, gas hovered right at the dollar mark and quickly doubled, at one point, going up over four.
    You notice that too huh?..lol. Gas prices actually dropped after the second debate a few weeks ago. I was stunned.

    Gas prices go up and down, not doubt about that. Oil companies are fucking us. Since Obama has been in office, prices have risen consistently...doubling in less than 4 years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MOTO13 View Post
    You notice that too huh?..lol. Gas prices actually dropped after the second debate a few weeks ago. I was stunned.

    Gas prices go up and down, not doubt about that. Oil companies are fucking us. Since Obama has been in office, prices have risen consistently...doubling in less than 4 years.
    You're rigt the oil companies are fucking us but gas doubled worse with Bush than Obama.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MOTO13 View Post
    Hey dipshit...

    November 2008...

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Gasoline prices declined for the 70th straight day, falling below the $1.87 per gallon mark, according to a national survey of credit card swipes at gasoline stations.

    The national average fell 1.7 cents, sinking to the lowest level since Jan. 27, 2005, according to motorist group AAA. Over the last 70 days gas prices have plummeted 52%.
    The gas price was low because the economy was going down the tubes at the time. When demand is weak (or when expected demand is weak) oil prices tank. And not just oil. All commodities tanked. I mean, do you really think there was some type of innovative Bush gas policy that brought the price of gas down from 4 dollars in July to 2 dollars in November in a matter of months? No, it was the weak economy that did that. Plus most of the recent oil price increases this past decade have very little to do with US policy and more to do with the demand from emerging economies.

    And guess what. The dollar was going up when the 2008 crash happened. What good did that do? If anything it made things worst.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tiny Vessels View Post
    You're rigt the oil companies are fucking us but gas doubled worse with Bush than Obama.
    Gas prices can take wild swings due to global demand and speculation. I do not doubt that. It happend during the Bush years. Gas rose like $.40/gal during Bush's first term. His second term when he took office it was like $1.80-$1.90/gal. When Obama took office it was almost exactly the same amount. Were there swings during these years? Yes. But it always came back down. Now, we are used to $3.50/gal or more and have been for several years. Obama is not addressing this. In a funny twist...Obama made a campaign stop at a texas gas station in 2008 during his campaign, made sure there were plenty of cameras there and blamed Bush for high gas prices. But, now Obama can do nothing and takes no blame for anything...he inhereted every problem.

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    Apparently, Hostess is not dead. The union has decided to re-think thier stupidity and talk to management about a possible resolution.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MOTO13 View Post
    Apparently, Hostess is not dead. The union has decided to re-think thier stupidity and talk to management about a possible resolution.
    Oh. Well that's good people will still hopefully have their jobs.. I still don't like their products tho.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MOTO13 View Post
    Apparently, Hostess is not dead. The union has decided to re-think thier stupidity and talk to management about a possible resolution.
    What exactly is left for the union to give back? They took a 60% cut in medical benefits, axed pensions, and took a 10% pay cut, all while the CEO got a 300% pay raise.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Little_Miss_1565 View Post
    What exactly is left for the union to give back? They took a 60% cut in medical benefits, axed pensions, and took a 10% pay cut, all while the CEO got a 300% pay raise.
    Did he at least donate some of it, or was he selfish like I'm expecting and hog it all for himself?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Little_Miss_1565 View Post
    What exactly is left for the union to give back? They took a 60% cut in medical benefits, axed pensions, and took a 10% pay cut, all while the CEO got a 300% pay raise.
    Hell, I don't know. I read that even though they went on strike, the union never formally rejected the contract. The judge stated that he did not understand why they even went on strike or some shit. I know one thing for sure...they were making too much dough though that's for darn sure. Get it? Making too much dough...? Kind of a play on words there referring to...forget it.

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    People are selling twinkies on e-bay for hundreds of dollars. Imagine how pissed the buyers will be if Hostess doesn't die.
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