Hurricane Ike Causes Gas Price Increases

This morning the price of gas went up 13 cents a litre because of the fears that hurricane Ike might cause damages to refineries and off shore drilling platforms while it is battering the Gulf of Mexico and the coast of Texas.  What the hell?  Ike might cause damages to refineries and off shore drilling platforms in the US, Ike might cause damage, might cause damage, might, might.

Might is the simple past of may.  May, according to Wiktionary, means “possibly, but not certainly”.  I’ll repeat that for people that have a hard time with understand words:  might means possibly, but not certain.  I’ll start this blog post over again with a few word substitutions.

This morning the price of gas went up 13 cents a litre because of the fears that hurricane Ike can possibly cause damages to refineries and off shore drilling platforms while it is battering the Gulf of Mexico and the coast of Texas.  What the hell?  Ike may or may not cause damages to refineries and off shore drilling platforms in the US, there is a possibility, but not a certainty, that Ike will cause damage to Oil production in the US.

I hope Ike does not cause has much damages as what the worst case scenario they are telling us on the boob tube.  It will cause some damages, we all know that but why the f@&k are they raising the price of gas here in Canada.  We do not import gas from the USA for use in Canada we export gas to the US.  If we follow the mentality of big oil companies, the price of beef should go up by 10 percent, because some farms might be damaged by hurricane Ike.  The price of cowboy hats will go up because lots of Texans might lose theirs because of the high winds caused by Ike.  I’ll go as far as stating that the price of tea in China might go up by at least 10 percent because of hurricane Ike.

Why have we all become so complacent to arbitrary price increases of gas caused by what might possibly, but not certainly happen?  Are we are not men?  No we are sheep lead to the slaughter.

p.s. I will again state that I hope Ike does not to cause any deaths or major damages anywhere.  This post is a rant against profiteering oil companies that would sell their sick granny to the highest bidder.

p.p.s I do hope that hurricane Ike destroys houses own by the big oil executives that will profit from hurricane Ike.  What comes around goes around.

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