Homework 2/18/2014

The gas prices are related directly related to a lot of presidential elections because the average American typically believes the president has everything to do with the gas prices in the U.S. Although gas prices are mostly affected by the state of the economy, the president does play a role.
1. The federal gas tax.
the president imposes a small tax on the gas bought by American citizens.
2. Repair relations with the middle east.
this is a big job, but a way to help lower gas prices. With better relations all over the Middle east, we would have more sources to get gas.
3. Using gas subsidies
We have subsidies on our gas, which although makes us feel like our gas is cheaper, actually makes us pay for it in different

http://data.bls.gov/cgi-bin/surveymost
http://www.forbes.com/sites/quora/2012/10/18/what-measures-can-the-us-president-take-to-lower-gas-prices-in-the-short-term/
http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2012/03/07/gas-prices-now-a-big-factor-in-presidential-election/

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