Why Obama's hometown has the highest gas prices in America

Ed Lasky
Think California has the highest gas prices in America? Think again. Chicago: the one party town wears that crown. What are the consequences of living in the last of the one-party machine towns, a town that has hosted the Daley family as well as being the hometown of Barack Obama and the cronies he put in power (including Bill Daley, his Chief of Staff)?  Politicians who have no problem imposing the highest gas prices in America on their citizens. From the Chicago Tribune: Chicago-area gas prices have been running about 50 cents per gallon more than the national average. Fifty cents doesn't sound like much until you consider a two-car family might buy 1,400 gallons of gas a year, which siphons some $700 more from their pockets than other Americans. The clipping of the wallet causes damage throughout the economy, as consumers have that much less money to spend on retail purchases, save for their future, invest in their children. The main cause of the high prices? Taxes...(Read Full Post)

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