The blame gameThe rise in gasoline prices has once again given politicians an opportunity to play the blame game. The more vocal are the ones who legislated our dependence on OPEC for our oil supply. Let us put prices in perspective. By updating a report from the 1970s, there are very few places left where you can buy a cup of coffee for $1.00, which is probably 98% water. If a coffee cup holds 4 oz and there are 128 oz in a gallon, then there are some 32 cups to a gallon. At $1.00/cup that equals $32.00/gal for coffee, not including tax, tips, or handling. Compare that with the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline of $1.35 plus 41¢ federal and state tax for a total of $1.76...

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