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  • High-stakes gas prices

    High-stakes gas prices

    By Steve Brooks, Texas Enterprise
    Published: April 10, 2012

    A year-long surge in gasoline prices is shifting public opinions on a wide range of energy issues, according to the university’s new Energy Poll.

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      Robert G. Scruggs, BBA-06/59 said on April 20, 2012 at 1:47 p.m.
      As it's been from time immemorail, weaning a baby from mother's breast-milk proves, generally, difficult, and so it is with weaning folks from ". . .weaning ourselves from the gas pump". The baby weaning always happens; the weaning from the gas pump must happen.
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      Melody said on April 19, 2012 at 8:29 a.m.
      Yet people still seem unwilling to give up their gas guzzlers. Europe has left us far, far behind in terms of energy alternatives and legitimate public transportation. We can't seem to wean ourselves from the pump, no matter how high prices go. Why do we have to be on the edge of the cliff, literally about to fall down, before we do something about it? We know this is an issue, KNOWN it's an issue for some time, yet...ugh we don't have responsible politicians in Congress.