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Hmmm, gas still costs the same…

Now, didn’t President Bush, John McCain, Sarah Palin, and a whole cadre of Republicans promise immediate relief at the pump if Dems allowed offshore drilling? Well, it’s been a week since the ban was lifted, and guess what, gas in LA has dropped about $.08/gallon. Not exactly the relief promised, eh?

The reason for the delay in dropped prices? It’ll take at least two years to award a lease and probably about a decade for drilling offshore to begin.

Meanwhile, the Republican Party is too busy mocking the one surefire way to save money and lower prices at the pump-conservation:

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