Peanut Gallery: Scored an embarrassing 50%… how about you?
Americans are upset over the rising cost of gasoline. As the national average for regular unleaded climbs to nearly $4 per gallon, President Obama’s approval rating is headed in the opposite direction. As drivers pay closer attention to the price at the pump, they’re also growing more displeased with the policies from the White House, according to new polls released this week.
With little relief in sight as the summer months approach, it’s time for Washington to act. Heritage’s Nick Loris has recommended five common-sense solutions that include approving the Keystone XL pipeline and removing regulatory barriers.
We’ve also put together a 10-question quiz to test your knowledge about gas prices and the oil industry. You might be surprised by some of the answers.
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Pop Quiz: 10 Questions to Test Your Knowledge on Gas Prices.
Peanut Gallery: When left wing ideology trumps common sense… you pay – big time! What can you do about it? Dump Obama in 2012.
With the national average of gas prices hitting $3.65 a gallon, nearing $6 in some parts of the country, and poised to head even higher, America’s families are wondering when the bleeding at the pump will stop. But for Secretary of Energy Stephen Chu, those steep prices aren’t even a concern. In fact, he says his goal is not to get the price of gasoline to go down.
Chu delivered those stunning remarks in testimony before Congress yesterday. When Rep. Alan Nunnelee (R-Miss.) asked Chu whether it’s his “overall goal to get our price” of gasoline lower, Chu said, “No, the overall goal is to decrease our dependency on oil, to build and strengthen our economy.”
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Secretary Chu Says His Goal Is Not to Lower Gas Prices.
“With the national average price of gasoline $3.60 or higher, many are wondering why gas prices have jumped 20 cents just one month’s time. Gas prices in California and New York have already surpassed the $4 per gallon mark and relief is not in sight.
Last week, President Obama addressed the issue of rising gas prices. He took many facts out of context and suggested he wants to micromanage the solution from Washington.”
Obama’s Half-Truths & Congress’ Real Options from the Heritage Foundation – click on picture/link –
The Truth Behind the High Gas Prices | myHeritage.