Tag: gasoline

Cosmos Recap: How Calculating The Age Of The Earth Saved Us From Lead Poisoning

Seven weeks into the Great Cosmos Reboot -- the halfway point, yay! -- and Neil deGrasse Tyson is still insisting that science is real. What is with this guy? This week's episode, "The Clean Room," starts off with some...

Stupid Hurricane ‘Victims,’ Let Fox News’ John Stossel Explain Why It Is Awesome To Price Gouge You

Now that Chris Christie has dared to show what used to be the standard amount of deference and respect due to the office of the president, the right wing has pounced on him like Rush Limbaugh on a Dominican...

Americans No Longer Driving As They Cannot Afford Gasoline

Good news for the environment or whatever: Americans can no longer afford gasoline, because it costs about eighty dollars to fill up, so they've all quit driving cars! With the per-gallon price at $3.76 nationwide -- and much higher...

Jedi Knight George Bush Explains His Special Mind Lasers That Will Save Oil

Here's a snippet of President Bush's fun press conference today, which Sara aptly described as "a portrait of a man slowly losing what’s left of his mind after eight years of exhaustion and failure." The man was on fire...

Silly Christians Praying For Cheaper Gasoline

Oil hit a new record price today, hooray! It briefly touched $146.23 a barrel before settling down to the much more normal price of, er, $145.85. A gallon of gasoline is averaging $4.09 in the patriotic United States --...

U.S. Economy Collapses, But There’s Good News, Too!

Barack Obama is on an economics campaign tour this week, traveling to various sad places to let people know there's still hope, but not really. Today, for example, Obama visits Flint, Michigan -- the ruined auto-factory town that primarily...