Bush started it , and now Obama has made it worse . We are all overpaying for crude by about $1.30-$1.50 at the pump, they finally figured out how to get us ' used ' to paying overrinflated prices , and now that they have, they won't let prices drop back down...same thing is going on with food prices, price rigging is going on by producers ...this is probably the absolute worst time to be doing this to consumers, as the economy can't gain traction with people worried about rigged inflatioin
And that excellent Yahoo board system F'd up just like that excellent governmental agency....
Refiners are operating so far below capacity they can make the price whatever they want.
And the EIA cites " Increased Demand":? Why is it then that the number of miles driven has decreased and supposedly the cars are getting better mileage? How laughable we hear about how screwed up the statistics coming out of China are, but our numbers are Spot On!