Miami-Dade voters have been inundated with political ads for going on six months now, but among the most visible -- and probably the most risible -- are the billboards all over I-95 and now the full-page Miami Herald ads showing Obama bowing to a Saudi sheik and blaming the Prez for higher gas price ... More >>
For more than a year, Mitt Romney has jetted across the country, calling Barack Obama an utter failure. The president has done his fair share of name-calling too, but it wasn't until two weeks ago that he had a chance to stand up to his challenger in person. Instead of taking it to 'em, however, Oba ... More >>
Wall Street and Washington conspire to destabilize the U.S. economy, one barrel of oil at a time.
With gas prices slowly creeping once again to $4 for a gallon of regular, transportation is getting more expensive for us all. Even citizens who jet about town in taxis will start feeling the pain as cabs in the Miami area will start charging a $1 surcharge due to the recent rising fuel costs.
Check out how Mr. Zero dealt with a crappy situation.
Riptide was preparing to cross the Alligator Alley this past Wednesday to go and visit the familia in a horrible, horrible place known as Collier County. On the way we stopped to get gas somewhere way out in west Broward. We don't remember the name of the town - Weston? Miramar? Bumfuck? Baghdad? La ... More >>
Not on Sunday, Sunday, Sunday its on Friday, Friday, Friday!
Artists go corporate for this car-inspired exhibit.
Russ and Kevin Otway could be poster boys for South Florida's green set. The 29-year-old twins grew up on a 32-foot boat in the Virgin Islands without a refrigerator. By age 6, they were diving for lobster. Their family wasted little and lived from the sea. After graduating high school in 1997, the ... More >>
The cost of a cab might go up with the gas.
FPL May Hike Prices Due to Fuel Costs - Like we needed another reason to despise our dependency on the black stuff, FPL has stated that because fuel costs have been "extraordinary", they will be increasing their prices by 16 percent. Other utility companies have asked for increases as well. Florida ... More >>
I can't help feeling like the Miami Herald got it wrong when it gave this story on South Floridians who refuse to give up their love of SUVs and trucks despite the sharp increase in gas prices the following headline: "Gas prices can't extinguish their love of SUVs." Okay, I guess. But here are some ... More >>
The Green Living and Energy Education Expo hits Key West.
Gas Prices Continue To Rise – As the price per barrel of gasoline rises to record levels, over $104 a barrel, the price at the pump has also been setting records. In Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties the price per gallon are the highest ever recorded. Students Getting Paid – At several schools ... More >>
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As Big Oil forces out the last independent gas station dealers, the era of truly giant oil begins
Why did the big oil companies want to put Ron Gregory and other independent operators out of business? That's right, to pad their profits.