Okay, call me crazy, but Marilyn mistressmarilyn forwarded me this email from work and I just forwarded it to a bunch of friends! I'm all over this, personally.
And, yeah, I've heard what several people from Great Britain have said about the way we Americans 'whine' about gas prices.
Look, it's different here, okay? Marilyn and I can drive for eight hours straight (no break) and still be inside our home state of Oregon. Things are just a little (LMAO) more spread out in our country--okay?
Anyway, here's the info!
It has been calculated that if everyone in the united states did not purchase a drop of gasoline for one day and all at the same time, the oil companies would choke on their stockpiles.
At the same time it would hit the entire industry with a net loss of over 4.6 billion dollars which affects the bottom lines of the oil companies.
Therefore may 19th has been formally declared "stick it to them" day and the people of this nation should not buy a single drop of gasoline that day.
The only way this can be done is if you forward this e-mail to as many people as you can and as quickly as you can to get the word out.
Waiting on this admiinstration to step in and control the prices is not going to happen. What happened to the reduction and control in prices that the arab nations promised two weeks ago?
Remember one thing, not only is the price of gasoline going up but at the same time airlines are forced to raise their prices, trucking companies are forced to raise their prices which effects prices on everything that is shipped. Things like food, clothing, building materials, medical supplies etc. Who pays in the end? We do!
We can make a difference. If they don't get the message after one day, we will do it again and again.
So do your part and spread the word. Forward this email to everyone you know.
Obviously this isn't an email, but you're certainly welcome to cut and paste it and make it one! Or link this entry. Let's spread the word, shall we?
And on the humorous side, I had to share this little picture...
I just glanced at the clock and almost fainted! I've been 'in the zone' today and thought it was only around 11:00 a.m.! I had no clue it was almost 2 p.m.! I have tons to do. (And I still need to color my hair and get outside and do the watering! Yikes.)
So, back to work!!!