Runnin’ down the road tryin’ to loosen our load


Few topics make us fume like high gas prices, high gas taxes and the highway robbery that goes along with it.
None of it makes sense.
Just a few years ago, officials implored us to drive economical cars as the oil shortage pushed gasoline prices skyward. We responded with record purchases of fuel-efficient vehicles, which helped sink the demand for oil and sent gas prices plummeting. The pump euphoria was felt everywhere except in California, where we continue to pay about a buck more per gallo...

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