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FLASHBACK: Obama Wanted High Gas Prices (Videos)

Posted by FactReal on March 16, 2012

Summary: “Obama and his Administration have repeatedly stated that they want higher energy prices. They want to use the pressure of higher energy costs as an excuse to force their green energy boondoggle on Americans.”
H/t: NewsBusters.
Obama 2008: ‘Under my plan, electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket’
Obama 2008 on High Gas Prices: ‘I’d Have Preferred a Gradual Adjustment’
Obama’s Energy Czar Steven Chu also Said he Wanted High Gas Prices
Chu in 2008: Energy Dept Working To Wean U.S. Off Oil, Not Lower Gas Prices
In 2008, Chu advocated for $10-a-gallon gas prices:

Obama’s secretary at the Department of Energy, said in an interview that gas taxes should slowly be increased over the next 15 years in order to force people to turn to alternative energy sources.

“Somehow, we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline to levels in Europe,” said Chu.

In Europe, the price for a gallon of gas consistently hovers around $10 a gallon.

Summary video
By Heritage:
Obama Lies. The U.S. has 60 Times more Oil than Obama Claims
Obama Lies about High Gas Prices and Oil Production
Obama Killing Real Jobs for Green Utopia
Obama in 2008 Favored High Gas Prices (Videos)
Gas Prices Under President Obama in Pictures

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