Gas Prices Too High
All too often gas prices are adjusted just when economic pressures seem to be lifting and the local economy begins to lighten and businesses start to see an upswing in sales and overall consumer confidence improves so that their hard earn dollars can begin to be use for items other than the necessities.
Gas prices are too high! Why does it always seem to be just when things start looking up for a change that gas prices go up and spoil everything, from weekly fuel costs to nixing our travel plans to visit friends and family or taking a long anticipated vacation?
Nothing appears to be so uncontrollable as gas prices. No matter how conservative we try to be, Wallstreet hedge fund activists seem to get greedy and drive up gas prices. Since learning a few years back that hedge fund people on Wallstreet were to blame in large part for the outrageous gas price increases that were otherwise intended to rise, it is easy to see where the blame really lies.
Surprisingly, the United States' gas prices are considerably lower than the rest of the world's gas prices. Considering the prices around the world for gas, it is a wonder how they manage to regulate their personal family budgets with fuel cost and consumption.
To help offset our disgust with gas prices, take a look at gas prices around the world:
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