Given the market distortions at hand, it is time to set limits on the use of gasoline throughout the nation by mandating consumption ceilings that would apply to gasoline only, while alternative fuels would be unencumbered
Finally, President Obama has done what he should have done long ago, and what he promised he would do during his campaign. He is releasing 30 million barrels of oil and sending the speculators running for the hills.
We need our president to act on behalf of all Americans to counter and bring to heel the massive influence, lobbying power and money of the oiligopoly. The president does not seem to understand what is happening at the gas pump.
At $80 a barrel, an excess of one billion dollars a day is being lifted from the pockets of the American consumer through higher gas prices, heating bills, lost jobs because of higher industrial feed stock costs.