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[ale] OT: [Fwd: Subject: Gasoline Prices]
- Subject: [ale] OT: [Fwd: Subject: Gasoline Prices]
- From: glawlert6 at yahoo.com (Gary Lawler)
- Date: Tue, 01 May 2001 15:25:38 -0400
Oh!!! Sorry for the post! I was not at the time aware of it being a hoax.
Frank Zamenski wrote:
> I saw your OT post about boycotting Exxon-Mobil
> gas in ALE. Not sure why it was there... ;-)
> Nonetheless, as a former southwestern U.S. petroleum
> exploration geologist, I could explain why prices are
> climbing, and go into the dismal state of affairs of
> our country's dependence on foreign oil, as well as our
> own sorry state of affairs in developing U.S. reserves
> (there is not much of an exploration infrastructure left!),
> but it's an unpopular topic, so I won't go there...
> Anyway, that chain letter has been around a long while
> now, I've seen it in many incarnations, so I thought I'd
> finally track the source once and for all... I live in Michigan
> now, as does the alleged 'source', Katherine Doyle of the
> Washtenaw County (MI) Road Commission. Her 'canned'
> reply is attached.
> Take care.
> Frank Zamenski
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gary Lawler" <glawlert6 at yahoo.com>
> To: "ale" <ale at ale.org>
> Sent: Saturday, April 28, 2001 2:27 PM
> Subject: [ale] OT: [Fwd: Subject: Gasoline Prices]
> > Sorry for the OT post
> > -------- Original Message --------
> > Subject: Subject: Gasoline Prices
> > Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2001 07:42:42 -0400
> > From: jeanne.c.sommers at us.pwcglobal.com
> > To: PeggyLPF at aol.com, jpgksg at aol.com
> > This approach I could live with........Jeanne
> > This makes more sense than the "don't buy gas on a certain day" routine
> > that was going around in April or May. Whoever started this idea has a
> > good point.
> > By now, you're probably thinking gasoline priced at about $1.49 is
> > cheap. Me too! As it is now a $1.58 for regular unleaded. Now that the
> > oil companies and the OPEC nations have conditioned us to think that the
> > cost of a gallon of gas is CHEAP at less than $1.50, we need to try an
> > aggressive response. With the price of gasoline going up more each day,
> > we consumers need to take action. The only way we are going to see the
> > price of gas come down is if we don't buy it. But, that's not really a
> > very practical option since we all have come to rely on our cars. But we
> > CAN have an impact on gas prices if we all act together. Here's the idea
> > - For the rest of this year, don't purchase gasoline >from the two major
> > oil companies (which now are one),EXXON and MOBIL. If they are not
> > selling, they will be inclined to reduce their prices and if they reduce
> > their prices the other companies will too. But to have an impact, we
> > need
> > to reach literally millions of users. But it's doable!
> > I am sending this note to 42 people. If each of you send it to at least
> > 10 more ...and those 10 send it to at least 10 more .. and so on, by the
> > time the message reaches the sixth iteration we will have reached over
> > one million consumers.
> > Acting together we can make a difference. If this makes sense to you,
> > please pass this message on, or one you compose, to at east 10 more
> > E-mail addresses.
> > PLEASE HOLD OUT UNTIL THEY LOWER THEIR PRICES TO $1.28 or less AND KEEP
> > THEM DOWN. THIS CAN REALLY WORK.
> > Katherine Doyle
> > WASHTENAW COUNTY ROAD COMMISSIONIS
> > Department 555 North Zeeb Ann Arbor, MI 48106 734.327.6679
> > If you're not outraged, you're not paying attention!
> > Rita Goslin
> > Blackwell's Book Services
> > Publisher Services Dept
> > Publisher maintenance
> > tel: 856-228-8900 X2367
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------
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> > entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you
> > received
> > this in error, please contact the sender and delete the material from
> > any
> > computer.
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