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  1. July 4 gas prices at highest level since 2008

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    http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2014/06/30/july-gas-prices-highest-level-since/huPWPc5XmNhpvFzgw0MzzL/story.html The difference between 2008 and today is that in 2008 one did not have the choice of driving a Chevrolet Volt; everyone was captive to transportation monopoly gasoline prices...
  2. Only $1.14 a gallon to fuel an electric car, DOE reports

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    From DOE: "How much does it cost to commute to work or drive across town? The price of gasoline is posted at every corner gas station, but what about the cost of driving on electricity? The Department of Energy’s eGallon provides a quick and simple answer to this question and allows electric...
  3. "Electric Cars Cause High Gasoline Prices"

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    Even though Nymex crude has fallen to a one month low (under $95 dollars per barrel), gas prices rose for the 34th consecutive day. It is pretty clear that gasoline prices are setting record highs this year. Expect the pro-oil politicians to continue to blame everyone and everything, except...
  4. Oil Speculators Defend OPEC, Blame Federal Reserve

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    Facing criticism after a Commodity Futures Trading Commission report indicated that "hedge funds, commodity pools and other high-roller investors" seek to profiteer by driving up gasoline prices, speculator mouthpieces opened a new line of attack, blaming the monetary policies of the Federal...
  5. Households Spend More on Gasoline

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    In 2012, Americans spent more household income on gasoline than in the past 30 years: The solution is more electric vehicles everywhere: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/vehiclesandfuels/electric_vehicles/pdfs/eveverywhere_blueprint.pdf
  6. Why There's No Such Thing As Cheap Gas

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    Huffington Post has an interesting write up "Why There's No Such Thing As Cheap Gas" at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jorge-madrid/why-theres-no-such-thing-as-cheap-gas_b_1961911.html?utm_hp_ref=green&ir=Green The author makes a number of important points including (but not limited to): There...
  7. $7.00+ A Gallon Gasoline Increasingly Likely

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    As Foreign Policy's August 31st coverage of the international community's showdown with Iran makes clear, war is increasingly likely. After the report was issued, the Obama Administration explicitly warned Iran that time is running out. Once the Iranian nuclear facilities are attacked by...
  8. Gasoline jump risks recovery. Go Volt!

    Politics, Finance, and Environment
    A reminder of why cars like the Chevy Volt are needed: "The greatest concern is that geopolitical strains in the Middle East will spill over into the oil market, pushing prices higher in a replay of last year's oil price spike," economists at Bank of America said in a note to clients. "Despite...
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