Well I've come to the conclusion that the outrageous rise in energy costs has absolutely nothing to do with supply, demand, the euro, the dollar, investors, ass hole republicans or wimpy democrats.
We are undergoing behavior modification on a national, perhaps global, scale. If it doesn't hurt we won't change our ways. "They" are making it hurt. "THEY" will make it hurt until we agree to open our coastline to offshore drilling.
I once heard it was too expensive to turn our shale oil into oil at 35.00 per gallon, it would have to be 50 or more to be profitable. Or some such craziness. Well where's the shale oil?
It is time for a revolution. It is time to nationalize our vital resources if our private sector can't manage it.