High prices for gas affect us all

February 26, 2013 

Some might ask, Who cares if gas reaches $5 a gallon? I don't have a car, and I don't drive.

But here are just some of the things affected by high cost of gas: Things we buy to eat; the power produced to heat and cool our homes; travel by train, boat or plane; places we work that depend on producing power to operate the machines we use; delivery of the manufactured products; the farmer who grows the food; the dairy farmer who feeds the cows to produce the milk we drink; the rancher who raises the beef we eat, and the delivery of everything we use to survive.

Also, the person who works to care for his or her family, who pays the taxes to support the freeloaders so they can have all the things for free that others work for. Who cares if the price of gas reaches $4 to $5 a gallon? I do, and so should you.

BOB LANINFA

Modesto

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