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US Drivers Are Using Less Gasoline. Let's
Keep It That Way

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 8/7/2022 6:46:55 PM

The US summer driving season is a bust. But that’s no bad thing. With less than a month until Labor Day, which marks the end of the peak gasoline demand season, deliveries of the fuel have dropped below the level seen during the pandemic summer of 2020. On a four-week average basis, which smooths out a lot of the noise in the weekly figures, gasoline deliveries from primary storage facilities, which the Energy Information Administration measures as a proxy for demand, slipped below those seen in the same period two years ago. Driving Season's a Bust Gasoline demand is lower


Author praises 'demand destruction' which must be maintained.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: curious1 8/7/2022 6:49:43 PM (No. 1240930)
Not your call, butt out of everybody's lives, you commies.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: stablemoney 8/7/2022 6:53:59 PM (No. 1240932)
Think how much better it would be, if leftists all rode the bus.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Kate318 8/7/2022 6:58:40 PM (No. 1240935)
US consumers are reading less news from the mainstream media, editorials in particular. Trust in these dinosaurs is at an all-time low. Let’s keep it that way.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: DVC 8/7/2022 6:59:01 PM (No. 1240936)
I'm using exactly as much fuel as I used to. I will NOT let these pukes mess with my lifestyle.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers 8/7/2022 7:04:27 PM (No. 1240942)
The laws of economics will be adjusted by the slimy collectivists currently in charge.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Granddanny 8/7/2022 7:05:59 PM (No. 1240944)
Writer for billionaire owned news company thinks it's a good thing that inflation and the price of gasoline have forced ordinary people to cancel their vacations.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rich323 8/7/2022 7:10:47 PM (No. 1240947)
I can afford gas no matter what Biden charges us for it and I will continue to use as much gas as I want just to rebuke their control attitude. Julian can kiss my butt!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: sunshinehorses 8/7/2022 7:15:33 PM (No. 1240948)
We bought hubby a motorcycle to ride to and from work (70 mi / day round trip). We can make the payment on it and still save a couple hundred a month over him driving his diesel truck. I only go to town once a week now (a 60+ mile round trip). The price of gas has slowed my driving down more than the whole covid mess. Some of us do not live where there is public transportation (not that I would take it). Does the price of gas hurt my budget - you bet! Does it stop us from enjoying our lives - nope!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: TLCary 8/7/2022 7:20:52 PM (No. 1240950)
Michael Bloomberg took over 1700 flights on private jets in four years. Thousands of fewer trips to Grandma's, millions of fewer kids at friends' birthday parties... will almost offset the extravagant bonfire of fossil fuels the boss burns for fun. But the bien pensant are learning their place, so CHEERS ring out from Bloomberg News.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: BarryNo 8/7/2022 7:22:27 PM (No. 1240952)
Eff you, Bloomberg! Eff you and all your pitiful, greedy, over fed Elites! You people have done Nothing to curtail your own use of fossil fuels. All you've done is engineered the economy to harm others, simply because you want the petrochemical energy for your exclusive use. You are cowards and traitors. Very soon you will, having sown the wind, reap the whirlwind. If you're lucky you might be remembered in history like Benedict Arnold or Alger Hiss. Your time is running short.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: marbles 8/7/2022 7:26:54 PM (No. 1240956)
There are a lot of Marie Antoinette's on the left.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: bad-hair 8/7/2022 7:33:20 PM (No. 1240961)
Just had a lovely road trip Texas to Kentucky. Tropical fish and Joe Bonamassa at the Ryland in Nashville. Visited friends and relatives along the way. Yep 120 bucks a fill up but beats flying. FJB
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Reply 13 - Posted by: wilarrbie 8/7/2022 7:36:36 PM (No. 1240964)
All that driving we're not doing - that's folks no longer driving to work, kids and families not going on vacation, it's product not being sold, and so many restaurants and businesses who are not getting customers. But yeah, nice air.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 8/7/2022 7:47:01 PM (No. 1240974)
Where is a high school locker when you really need one?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Venturer 8/7/2022 7:59:26 PM (No. 1240982)
Somebody tell this fool people are driving less because of the price of fuel, and the places these tourists would go to are losing money.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Ruhn 8/7/2022 8:00:21 PM (No. 1240984)
Julian Lee's bio states that he worked for a Saudi-based think tank for 25 years. With this 'guy', follow the money (read: OPEC) and you'll understand where he's coming from and who his master's really are.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: BeatleJeff 8/7/2022 8:02:09 PM (No. 1240986)
You coulda fooled me. Based on my experience today it seemed that the entire East Coast population was on 95 in Northern Virginia.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: downnout 8/7/2022 8:26:57 PM (No. 1240995)
Go milk a duck, you whining twit. If I want to drive somewhere, I’ll drive.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: scottj 8/7/2022 9:03:13 PM (No. 1241006)
Julian Lee needs to be the late Julian Lee. Time to deal with these Morons.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: mc squared 8/7/2022 10:02:01 PM (No. 1241038)
Reduced driving strangles state revenues: Sales taxes to increase in 3 - 2 - 1.....
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Reply 21 - Posted by: ChattyCatsSusan 8/7/2022 10:27:52 PM (No. 1241059)
Stop with the commie garbage. We are using less fuel because there is less to be had, and the prices are Biden high. Ride the bus if you want to like the good little Borg minion you are, but leave the rest of the productive Americans alone.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Vesicant 8/7/2022 11:22:43 PM (No. 1241088)
Yes, I now take my private jet everywhere, even if it's just taxiing down to the corner Kwik-E-Mart.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: 5 handicap 8/8/2022 5:20:24 AM (No. 1241146)
I cannot believe this commie yellow rag is still in existence. Goddamn Michael Bloomberg!
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Reply 24 - Posted by: ussjimmycarter 8/8/2022 5:49:26 AM (No. 1241155)
Da Comrade! Filthy Amereecan Capitaleest pigs! Electric cars for everyone! More oil for Mother Russia!
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Reply 25 - Posted by: F15 Gork 8/8/2022 7:04:46 AM (No. 1241200)
Previously, if I needed something I’d just go out and get it. No more. I wait until I can combine 3 or 4 stops in one outing before I venture out.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: homefry 8/8/2022 7:50:56 AM (No. 1241222)
Which explains the drop in gas costs that dim-0s are bragging about. It is ALWAYS supply and demand. quid pro joe cut supply, and the price went up. Now people are cutting demand, and the price has come down.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Red Ghost 8/8/2022 8:18:33 AM (No. 1241259)
It's people and talk like this that start revolutions. What a POS this guy is. You just want to punch his face in with his supercilious and sneering attitude. I'd love to see this guy unemployed and begging in the streets. How many families are hurting this summer? How many families cannot properly feed or clothe their children. And forget even a modest vacation. because jerks like this and the people they vote for are in power and DELIBERATELY wrecking our beloved Republic. I don't think I have ever written a post on this site with so much hate. God forgive me, but I really do want to see these people ruined and suffering.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: montwoodcliff 8/8/2022 8:28:21 AM (No. 1241274)
Read Reply 13! He says it all. We are in a recession. Layoffs to follow.
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