[Ansteorra] OT:Gas Prices going up thanks to IKE

David Backlin edrei at smythkepe.org
Fri Sep 12 17:32:21 PDT 2008

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bulgarelli Maria" <scarlettmb at sbcglobal.net>
To: "Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <ansteorra at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Friday, September 12, 2008 4:40 PM
Subject: Re: [Ansteorra] OT:Gas Prices going up thanks to IKE

> Actually Chiang is right.  The profit on gas is much lower than anyone 
> thinks it is.  You have to remember we are not the only ones paying taxes 
> on the gas.  The oil companies pay taxes to be allowed to refine the oil 
> into gas.  By the time they are done paying that their profit is almost 
> gone.
> Maria

Can I roll to disbelieve? ;)

I know the local stations make an average of 5 cents a gallon BEFORE 
deducting credit cards (which charge 1.5 up to 5 percent. And their prices 
are set by the local supplier.

My 2 pfennigs worth.

THL Edrei the Quiet
(mka David Backlin)
Merchant and Adventurer
Shire of Smythkepe 

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