That’s what the local gas station was charging today when I drove by. I was flabbergasted. Two days before it was $2.87.
How in the name of heaven do they expect the average person to afford that after paying for food and bills? It’s insane!
To fill the average gas tank, like mine, it will take right around $50.00. Credit cards are going to get a work out and a lot more of the elderly are going to be reduced eating cat food and going without their medicine if they want to go anywhere.
And what about those people who don’t have credit cards? The money comes out of their pocket and they have to go without something somewhere else. What part of their budget does it come from? I dare an oil company official to live on a budget….AND only $30,000 a year!
Oil/gas companies are out of control. They, evidently, are making up for the last major oil spill and the money they had to pay out to the victims of their incompetence. Now, we get to pay the gas companies back for their ineptitude and gross negligence at the expense of our own families.
These companies have no respect for the average consumer……the average working person who doesn’t make $75,000 plus a year or even $45,000 a year. Their lack of respect is driving up prices all over board. From transportation of goods to the cost of toilet paper.
In driving these costs up, these oil companies are insuring that any kind of economic recovery doesn’t happen. If people don’t have extra money because they’re putting it in their gas tanks, then they certainly aren’t going to have to spend it on any extras. Any money left over will go for necessities and that will definitely hurt any type of economic recovery in this country.
Somehow the oil companies need to realize this and quit being greedy.