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$5 Dollar Gas Hits California - VIDEO

$5 Dollar Gas Hits California - VIDEO

The government in 2011 had temporarily lowered the payroll tax rate for the first $113,700 of annual earnings in an effort to keep more cash in the pockets of Americans and provide a boost to the economy.
Now, workers earning the national average salary of $41,000 are receiving about $60 less on every monthly paycheck.

CNNMoney map: Gas spending and prices by state

Many Americans are also worried that the federal aid programs they rely on are on the chopping block. Next month, lawmakers will face off against the so-called "sequester," which will slash $85 billion from federal agencies over seven months.

By some estimates, up to 1 million jobs will be lost even as millions of federal workers will be furloughed and a bevy of programs and services across the government will be curtailed.

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solutions *NOT* allowed:

alternative energys re-invented many times over, inventors bought off,
scared off or knocked off each and every time...

Dimitri Petronov
Another Plasma Battery Technology Inventor Found Dead In River..
is/was a Russian inventor of a plasma battery that powered his entire two bedroom house in Moscow for almost 14 months before the Russian government seized his device after Dimitri disappeared on February 10th 2010

Aries DeGeus
Who patented his plasma battery .. found dead in his car in an airport parking lot...
On Nov. 11, 2007 inventor of a revolutionary, affordable, clean energy technology, found slumped in his car, in the long-term parking lot of the Charlotte Douglass International Airport in North Carolina. … He was apparently on his way to Europe where he was to secure major funding for the development and commercialization of his technology, which could make oil obsolete. …"

Eugene Mallove
MIT professor was found beaten to death...on May 14, 2004 in Norwich, Connecticut, while cleaning a recently vacated rental property owned by his parents...within 3 months of giving this coast to coast broadcast interview:

and that 100 mile per gallon of gas? meet (one of many) Tom Ogle:

if you haven't already seen (circa 1970's) the documentary "who killed the electric car?"
narrated by martin sheen with some original footage & some interesting participants
in the re-enactment scenes.

lotta good bones in that oil slick graveyard.