"Everyone seems to think it's their God-given right to have $3/gallon of gas."And another:
"This is not a renewable resource. People pay more for Pepsi and you don't hear them complaining about that."
But I suppose whining about whining isn't going to further anything. And whining about anything is not going to stop the churn of supply and demand.
I was curious and did a google search to look at some relational charts. I don't remember what the price was when I was in high school, but I do remember stopping once to put 87 cents in my tank in hopes of getting home. Ah to be young and carefree and relatively stupid.
Oh, heres a chart of a dude's gas purchase prices over the course of my lifetime:
And the dude's little page here: http://www.randomuseless.info/gasprice/gasprice.html
I have to go to a meeting now. Later.