Gasoline Price Gouging
blueoval at 1SMARTISP.NET
Thu Sep 1 10:29:25 MDT 2005
A shop in the Pittsburgh area cranked their price by 50-cents to
$2.99 overnight. This is wholly ridiculous!
On Thu Sep 01 04:30:09 PDT 2005, "Stephen A. Frye"
<s.frye at VERIZON.NET> wrote:
> 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 verizon.net
> steve at fryefamily.net
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