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Obama Necessarily Sky Rocket Gasoline by iMaksim Obama Necessarily Sky Rocket Gasoline by iMaksim
Obama Brand Sky Rocket gasoline vintage ad political satire. Many thanks to zappatrust [link] for letting me steal the concept.
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DrawerAnonymous Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
"DEALERS IN ALL 57 STATES" <-FUNNY!  Well he did say that he visited them all except for Alaska and Hawaii (if memory serves me correctly).
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Zurthuryx Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I love the style of this. This is certainly an entertaining way to learn some facts. I give it two Obama Brand Sky Rocket Motor Snake Oil cans up.
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Gryphon2001 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012
Great Use of 60's vintage Marketing for 'snake Oil'!
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BlameThe1st Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
The president doesn’t really have any control over gas prices, and even if he could, that would violate free market principles.

The truth is that gas prices aren’t rising, the value of our dollar is merely decreasing: [link]
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kdennisnaz Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2012
BlameThe1st got the Obama talking points down pat!.... yea, just keep fooling yourself. For liberals, ignorance is bliss!
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BlameThe1st Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It’s not a talking point, at least to me. Obama has no more control over gas prices than Bush did—which is why I find it equally hypocritical that liberals bashed Bush for high gas prices during his administration. And even if he did have control, would you want him too? What about the free market? I thought the government wasn’t supposed to intervene?
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kdennisnaz Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2012
That's simply the point.... the government HAS intervened leading to higher gas prices. By blocking drilling, pipelines, and by locking up large portions of oil producing lands. I probably agree with you on a great number of things (leaning libertarian) but the federal government can influence prices. The skyrocketing prices of gas are even greater than the Carter era (which I survived!) Let's hope we have as much sense as we did then and vote the idiot out.
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BlameThe1st Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I have to agree with you somewhat there. In my opinion, the more likely suspect is our monetary policy. Inflation has severely devalued our dollar, forcing everyone to shell out more Washingtons in order to pay for basic necessities (i.e.: gas prices, healthcare, tuition, etc.). The easiest way to fix most of our economic problems is to fix our money. Funny how that’s not part of our political discussion these days. Hmm…
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kdennisnaz Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012
Agreed.... but politicians don't discuss what is best for the average person. They only talk about stuff that will benefit them somehow.
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BlameThe1st Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
That's the game politicians have been playing forever: pretend to support needs of the common man, support policies that benefit him. In the end, politics is all about the big bucks, and yet people fail to see right through the charade.
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