In Reply to: hoe to lower gas prices posted by ADAMK on May 22, 2001 at 18:26:51:
> This makes more sense than the don't buy gas on a certain day routine
> that was going around in April or May. Gasoline Prices! Whoever started
> this has a good point.
> By now you're probably thinking gasoline priced at about $1.49 is cheap.
> Me too! As it is now $1.58 for regular unleaded. Now that the oil
> companies and the OPEC nations have conditioned us to think that the
> cost of a gallon of gas is CHEAP at less than $1.50, we need to try an
> aggressive response.
> With the price of gasoline going up more each day, we consumers need
> to take action. The only way we are going to see the price of gas come
> down! is if we don't buy it. But, that's not really a practical option
> all have come to rely on our cars. But we CAN have an impact on gas
> prices if we all act together.
> Here's the idea - For the rest of this year, don't purchase gasoline
> two biggest companies (which now are one), EXXON and MOBIL.
> If they are not selling, they should be inclined to reduce their prices -
> and if they reduce their prices the other companies will too. But to have
> an impact, we need to reach literally millions of users. But it IS...
> I am sending this note to 42 people. If each of you send it to at least
> 10 more ...and those 10 send it to at least 10 more ... and so on by the
> time the message reaches the sixth iteration we will have reached over
> one million consumers. Acting together we can make a difference.
> If this makes sense to you, please pass this message on, or one you
> compose, to at least 10 more E-mail addresses! .
> > PLEASE HOLD OUT UNTIL THEY LOWER THEIR PRICES
> > TO$1.28 -$1.29 AND KEEP THEM DOWN. THIS CAN REALLY
> > WORK.
> > > > > > Katherine Doyle
> > > > > > WASHTENAW COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION
> > > > > > IS Department
> > > > > > 555 North Zeeb
> > > > > > Ann Arbor, MI 48106
> > > > > > 734.327.6679
> > > > > > If you're not outraged, you're not paying attention!