Gasoline Price Gouging

Stephen A. Frye s.frye at VERIZON.NET
Thu Sep 1 05:30:09 MDT 2005

At 09:45 PM 8/31/2005, you wrote:
>Dudley D. Doright wrote:
>>Stations in my area went from $2.59 yesterday to $3.29 Today.  Smells to
>>high heavin.
>In the email he sent to W, Richard said something about people rioting 
>over gasoline.  This is possible.  I passed one gas station on the way to 
>work today.  Gas that was selling for $2.79 a week ago is now going for 
>$3.29.  Price gouging on the part of whoever is responsible will only give 
>support to the DemocRATS and anyone else who buys into the notion that all 
>business is bad and the evil capitalists must be punished.  If this goes 
>on for very long, you'll see people robbing gas stations telling the clerk 
>to turn on the pump.

That didn't happen during the horrendous gas lines of the 70's, it won't 
happen now.  People will simply pay - and, if necessary, wait in long lines 
to do it.

Stephen A. Frye
s.frye at
steve at 

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