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A Closer Look at Soaring Gas Prices [Infographic]

Business Insider -- Prices at the pump have reached record highs for this time of year — and they’re only expected to keep rising. Gallons have already topped $4 in some parts of the country!

In our latest infographic, we take a closer look at the price of filling up: the taxes, the sources, and how many dollars go into our gas tanks each year.

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Submitted Feb 25, 2012 By: rondobbs
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Cashless
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Enough already.
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 5:04:10 PM

That was exceedingly interesting. Especially the part about how much the federal government gets....
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 12:15:30 PM

Very interesting. The average consumer buys 558 gallons a year or 10.73 gals. per week. How do you compare to that? I try to limit myself to 10 gallons, sometimes with difficulty.
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I didn't know we bought so much oil from Hugo.
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Nice.
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Entertaining and informative!
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 5:48:49 AM

Good article
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 12:03:55 AM

??????????? Make sense??????
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Ok
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 11:37:38 PM

Most stations in my area are charging $4+ per gallon.
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More organized mayhem and pillage............
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 10:28:03 PM

I agree with you LEGION57.
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Still doesn't make sense.
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Patronizing "mom and pop" makes no difference, the fed tax is on ALL gasoline sales.
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Patronize only the 'Mom and Pop' stations, boycott the name brands.
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Freedom!
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That is what they want us to do, mass transit, take away our freedom. Impeach obummer!
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An all electric motorcycle would be a cool commuter to combat these gasoline prices.
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time to get a bus pass
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Good article.
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