Back to the Future – Obama’s Weekly Address
March 18, 2012 1 Comment
So that’s the choice we face – the past, or the future. And America is what it is today because we have always placed our bets on the future.
…any career politician who promises some three-point plan for two-dollar gas – they’re not looking for a solution. They’re just looking for your vote.
“Barack Obama thinks high gas prices deserve serious answers and a serious plan,” says a narrator in this ad. “Crack down on oil speculators, raise mileage standards and fast-track alternative fuels.”
The Wall Street reforms I signed into law are helping bring energy markets out of the shadows and under real oversight.
…by the middle of the next decade, our cars will average nearly 55 miles per gallon. That’s nearly double what they get today. That means you’ll only have to fill up every two weeks instead of every week. And that will save the typical family more than $8,000 over the life of the car – just by using less gas.