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Voice of the People

Aug. 01, 2013 @ 10:06 AM

Make politicians fix high gas prices

It is time we held our politicians accountable for these outrageous fuel prices that are four times higher than they were only 10 years ago. I don't know about you, but my salary is not four times higher and neither are the prices of anything else being sold in America. It is not only the oil companies that are located in other countries who made this happen; we have plenty of oil companies right here that are making record profits over and over each year.

It is time for us to tell our elected officials that we will no longer stand for this constant raping of our country's people. If they can't or won't stop this crazy fuel robbery, we need to elect new ones who will. So, tell them now that if by the next election cycle these crazy fuel prices are not brought back under control, we will vote for the other guys who will, and then we must really do it this time.

This is the only way we can control this problem, short of the government regulating the fuel companies, which will have to be the next step before our economy becomes too damaged to repair.

It time to get tough, and together we can fix this problem.

Gregory Lawson

Barboursville

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