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Gas shortages: get ready for more

The scenes over the past several days in places like Nashville, Tenn., Anniston, Ala., and western North Carolina looked like file footage from 1979 - with bags over empty gas pumps and quarter-mile long lines of cars waiting to fill up at stations t

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Comment by Brock Lorber
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"In Alabama, Gov. Bob Riley ordered a state of emergency to prevent price gouging by station owners that do have gas."

Hahahahahaha! I love how Fortune reports this so off-handedly (and fails to mention that Sonny Perdue just ordered 130 gas stations to show cause to be able to sell their own gas for $4.40 / gal).

Why do people keep taking these pyromaniac pols seriously? They just keep throwing fuel on the fire.