Obama strikes again !~! He is like Zeus nailing poor Americans to the wall with his policies. He is so mighty he even raised the cost of oil in other countries... almost all of them! This monster needs to be stopped!!!
In 1950 gas was 26 cents per gallon on average.
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That equals $2.53 today with inflation
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So in real terms, the price of gas has only gone up about $1 over 63 years. Worldwide demand was also a lot lower then than it is now, so when a politician promises less than $2/gallon (ahem, Sarah Palin), what they're saying is that with demand at today's level, they can get prices BELOW what they were in 1950.
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