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Re: gas prices

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Maggie White (mwhite)
Tue, 06 Apr 1999 17:52:26 -0700

Judy Grochowski forwarded:
> >
> >Know what I found out? If there was just ONE day when
> >no one purchased any gasoline, prices would drop
> >drastically.
> >
> >The so-called oil cartel has decided to slow production
> >by some 2 million barrels per day to drive up the
> >price. I have decided to see how many Americans we can
> >get to NOT BUY ANY GASOLINE on one particular day!
> >Let's have a GAS OUT! Do not buy any gasoline on APRIL 30, 1999!!
> >
> >Buy on Thursday before, or Saturday after. Do not buy
> >any gasoline on FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 1999.

What a silly notion. You'll still be buying the same amount of gas.
What if we stopped USING so much gas?

The high prices should be a signal to us all to be more conservative.
The oil cartels have us over a barrel--no pun intended.