27 Feb '12, 8pm

Common Sense 101: If You Drive a Hummer, Don't Complain About Gas Prices

"George Will highlighted Rep. Allen West (R-FL), who said he was outraged that it costs him $70 a tank to fill his car. 'He drives a Hummer!' Will noted, adding, 'this is economic nonsense.'" High gas prices have a lot of Americans riled up these days. Knowing that they are still getting a pretty good deal compared to a lot of places around the world should bring some comfort, but it doesn't help to make ends meet for low-income families. To those I would recommend to consider if walking, biking, or transit could help them meet some of their transportation needs, and if not, to check out this list of tips on how to drive more fuel-efficiently: 66 Ways To Save Money on Gasoline . But while I can sympathize about gas prices with those who have few alternatives to driving (after all, 50% of people live outside cities, and of the urban half, a large fraction live in places tha...

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