And guess what? They did it again

Fact: The cost of a barrel of crude oil at 9 p.m., Kansas City time today, Monday, June 18, is $83.

Fact: OPEC in the past several months has increased oil production.

Fact: There is a world surplus of oil, especially in the United States.

Fact: There is a surplus of gasoline in the United States. Continue reading

Government spending chart; why not an oil-gasoline chart?

Third District Republican Congressman Kevin Yoder, on his facebook page has provided information and a link to 50 years of government spending on defense, Social Security and debt. It’s interesting. It has some good information, and for a government graphic, it’s not that difficult to understand.

But that spending and those issues are out of the control of the average, every-day American consumer. Continue reading

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