Gas prices soaring

Not a bug - a feature. There are many reasons for gas spiking 51 cents a gallon over the last two months. Some of the reason is seasonal adjustments made by refineries. But it is equally clear, that when you have a government that actually wants consumers to pay high prices for gas - demands it, develops policies that insure it - we should not be surprised when the price of fuel goes through the roof. CNS News: Consumers are taking another huge hit in 2013. First, the two percent Social Security tax hike began the year. Now, gas prices are soaring ever closer to $4 a gallon and have jumped 51 cents a gallon since Dec. 20. According to the Oil Price Information Service, the national average for a gallon of unleaded was $3.21.9 on Dec. 20, 2012. Today, that price is $3.73.0. While there has been a steady increase, prices shot almost 9 cents just over the weekend. This President's Day also marked a full month of rising gas prices every single business day, following a very small early...(Read Full Post)