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    Traveling by car these days will cost you more this summer-- at least $1.70 a gallon for gas. That's the average price at the pump this month, up 13 percent from just a year ago. An estimated 30 million drivers will hit the road for Memorial Day weekend. If each one buys just a gallon of gas, they'll have spent about 51 million bucks. Who sets the price? If you think gas prices are high in the U.S., take a look at Europe. There, gas is typically four times as expensive. The going price...

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    Why "driving into debt"? I don't have to go into debt to pay for gasoline, and I certainly hope no one here is that close to the economic edge, either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by linda22003 View Post
    Why "driving into debt"? I don't have to go into debt to pay for gasoline, and I certainly hope no one here is that close to the economic edge, either.
    Once again you nitpick.Take it up with the author !
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    It's PBS, so where is the "Women and Minorities Hit Hardest" part?
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    Quote Originally Posted by linda22003 View Post
    It's PBS, so where is the "Women and Minorities Hit Hardest" part?
    Are you a closet Rush listener?:eek:
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shannon View Post
    Are you a closet Rush listener?:eek:
    Never have heard him on the radio; I saw his TV show a couple of times years ago. I picked up that phrase here. Is that where it's from?
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    Quote Originally Posted by linda22003 View Post
    Never have heard him on the radio; I saw his TV show a couple of times years ago. I picked up that phrase here. Is that where it's from?
    As far as I know. It's been an ongoing joke on the show for years now.
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