Hearing these numbers made us want to hurl. Hope they don't have the same effect on you.
- Eight years ago a gallon of gas cost $1.47.
- Now a gallon of gas costs $3.99.
- Eight years ago Exxon-Mobile posted earnings of 4.15 billion dollars.
- Last week Exxon-Mobile posted earnings of 11.68 billion dollars.
Anyone telling you that we're all better off now than we were eight years ago is either lying, deluded, a John McCain supporter or all three.