Inside the Middle East
November 18, 2010
Posted: 908 GMT

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Dan   November 19th, 2010 5:36 am ET

Why is no one talking about gas prices,they are killing the poor in the USA and breaking the middle and all the networks are keeping quiet.
$3.05 a gallon and going up,do I pay my rent or buy gas to go to work.

John A   November 19th, 2010 3:40 pm ET

Dan, its only going to get worse. Gold is predicted to rise to 2,000 dollars an ounce by Jan 2011 and petrol goes to 200 dollars a barrel.

Obviously gold and oil are not really moving in price, its just the value of the dollar goes down. The dollar sinks because the FED prints money and makes loans, so the US Government can pay for illegal wars and keep their banking masters fat.

The only way America can recover is to reduce spending and the most wasteful spending is on illegal wars.

You need to get the red necks away from the racial hatred and addiction to bombing Muslim countries who are not able to fight back. In other words America is going bankrupt through shear cowardice.

By the way Europe recovered from total devastation in WII, which was harder than any economic depression could be. So let the big banks fail and then start to recover. Otherwise all you and your childrens earnings will be taken in tax to pay the banks for loans made up at the printing press. You will be a slave to the banks, which is actually the reason behind all thats going on. Your government is not on your side.

miriam   November 21st, 2010 1:28 pm ET


Perhaps nobody is talking about it because gas prices in the US are so much lower than most other places in the world.

What do gas prices have to do with the kiswa?
Only perhaps the dollars going to Saudi Arabia, in return for the oil that fuels your transportation, which fund the expensive cloth.

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