Rising Gas Prices
You go to the pump the price of gas has just increased again. Soon you begin to wonder what the heck is happening. Everyone has an opinion on why, and it is easy to assign blame, excuses, and reasons. The fact remains though, we are spending more at the pump. To read an informative easy to read article on what is happening: How Stuff Works has a article on "How Gas Prices Work. "
If you want to be more informed about what is happening I recommend this article.
An interesting fact from How Stuff Works: "Americans drive more than 2.5 trillion miles per year in automobiles, light trucks and SUVs, according to a MEMA report. That's equal to 14,000 round trips to the sun."