Obama gave a speech at a windmill event this past Wednesday and had a few things to say on the rising price of gas.

Obama stumbled though this non-teleprompted speech blaming Americans for the high cost of gas due to our “8 mile per gallon” cars.

Here is a screen shot of the AP article, the AP has since scrubbed the article of this damaging quote made by Obama.

“You might want to think about a trade-in”?
A vast majority of Americans don’t drive cars that get 8 miles to the gallon, this just shows how disconnected the president is from the American people.
Most cars average between 20-30 miles per gallon, however some of your bigger SUV’s may get around 12-18.
The last time auto manufacturers mass produced a car that got 8 miles per gallon was in the early 70’s and you don’t see to many of these on the road today.
Obama is completely removed from reality and the price of gas has gone up 67% during his first two years in office. He thinks by forcing higher energy cost people will switch to “green technology” the only problem is green technology isn’t feasible in a practical real world sense.
Windmills and electric cars can’t make a dent in the energy demands of the real world and Obama is a complete fool for even thinking that let alone trying to coerce America into it.

The price of gasoline is going up quicker then the price of oil.
Crude Oil Price 2000-2011.

In 2008 the price of oil was $132.80 a barrel and the average price of a gallon of gas nation wide was $3.27.
Today the price of oil is at $110.33 a barrel at the time of this post and the national average for a gallon of gas is going for $3.68 a gallon

Oil is $22.47 per barrel cheaper today then it was in 2008 but gas cost $0.41 more per gallon!
We are paying more for gas per oil now then we did in 2008.

This is due to a combination of quantitative easing, the printing of more money which devalues the dollar and causes inflation, oil is traded in dollars is greatly effected by this.
Obama also greatly reduced the domestic production of oil and natural gas, upsetting the supply side of the equation.
These are Obama’s polices and prices are going to greatly increase across the board because of them. This effects everybody, inflation is the number one economic enemy of the American people and Obama is fostering policies that cause inflation.

In 2012 I think I’m going to make a trade-in.

UPDATE: The AP didn’t scrub (or they had re-posted) the “you might want to think about a trade-in” statement from their article has reported across the net.

I had originally search for this article on the day of this posting and could only find the screen cap posted above.


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  1. Alan Scott says:

    Tell this idiot who rules us that the truckers who transport our food and other stuff can’t trade in their gas guzzlers . Those higher costs are reflected in the price of everything . I want to see the green energy that fixes that .

  2. Alan Scott says:

    Can we get a trade in on President Obama ? Wonder what he is worth on the open market ?

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  4. Alan Scott says:

    I’ve been trying to figure out why oil keeps going up . We are beyond the Libya and Obama printing money price . From what I’ve been able to gather, Nigeria is in play . The speculators keep bidding up the price and no other investors are willing to short oil because of that .

    I’ve said this before on other boards. If Obama was serious about cutting our imports of oil, he would push natural gas conversions of vehicles and roll out the fueling infrastructure . We have all kinds of nat gas now . But his idiot green base would not like that .

    Even diesel cars would be a help . Obama is motivated by what is politically good for Obama . Which means, nothing constructive will be done .

    • Mr Caps says:

      It’s the re-distribution of wealth. When he was in Brazil he told them that we are ready to buy their oil and with the stroke of the same pen he shut off oil exploration in this country!
      He knows exactly what he is doing and it’s treasonous.

  5. Alan Scott says:

    Perhaps our soon to be former President is mapping out his retirement . Maybe an ambassadorship to one of these countries he is more popular in than his own . Look at how well Clinton did in retirement . I am pretty sure that Brazil will be happy to make a generous contribution to the Barak Hussein Obama libery .

    Wouldn’t it be great to put a bunch of yohans on an Island and make a reality show looking for a hidden document , the birth certificate ?

    • Mr Caps says:

      Wouldn’t it be great to put a bunch of yohans on an Island and make a reality show looking for a hidden document , the birth certificate ?

      I thought they did!

  6. Mr Caps says:

    I updated the article, when I had searched the AP website on the 7th I went looking for the article that was screen capped and posted above but I couldn’t find it.
    According to other websites the article was taken down from the AP and the screen cap of the article was floating around the web as evidence.
    I think the AP got wind of the screen capped copy of their article and then made a decision to make it available at their website in an attempt to save face.

    The intent of the article isn’t an attack on the AP I was just pointing out how disingenuous they were.
    The main point was to show how Obama’s failure as a President is leading to inflation, spearheaded by poor energy policy.

    Obama’s speech can be summed up in one phrase-‘tough luck America, deal with it’.

  7. Alan Scott says:

    If Mr Obama and his cohorts don’t screw it up, what I mentioned about natural gas becoming more of a transportation fuel will happen . Private industry is moving that way . I did not think much of Boone Pickens ideas but, the guy was half right . Natural gas is just too cheap and abundant, not to be used more .

    I see the Liberals at the NY Times are not happy . When they could use Natural Gas to bash dirty coal, they were all for it . Now that gas is a threat to their electric car, solar windmill utopia they have put out stories slamming it . The latest one was about all of the methane leaks around the wells . How methane is such a bad global warming gas . Previously they had heightened the worry about the fracture drilling contaminating ground water . This is a concern, but definitely a manageable one .

  8. Randy R says:

    While there are problems with Obama’s policies I just can’t vote for Romney and Ryan because of their constant lying, flipflopping, support of tax cuts for the rich and vagueness on other policies. We have no guarantee R and R would be any better, and a lot of things to make me distrust them. You can’t just vote against someone without taking a critical look at the alternative.

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