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GAS WAR!
> >
> > The followiing was started by a physician in
> > Birmingham. If we all
> > work at it perhaps it will work.
> >
> > It's at the breaking point.......let's take control
> > of gas prices
> >
> > JUST DO IT NOW !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I think
> > this is a great idea.
> > Please read entire message. I think we'd all like to
> > save a little money
> > and this might just be one way to do it. There is
> > power in numbers!
> >
> > Subject: GAS WAR!
> > Join the resistance!!!! I hear we are going to hit
> > close to $3.00 a
> > gallon by the summer and it might go higher!! Want
> > gasoline prices to
> > come down? We need to take some intelligent, united
> > action.
> >
> > Phillip Hollsworth, offered this good idea: This
> > makes MUCH MORE SENSE
> > than the "don't buy gas on a certain day" campaign
> > that was going around
> > last April or May! The oil companies just laughed at
> > that because they
> > knew we wouldn't continue to "hurt" ourselves by
> > refusing to buy gas.
> > It was more of an inconvenience to us than it was a
> > problem for them.
> > BUT, whoever thought of this idea, has come up with
> > a plan that can
> > really work.
> >
> > Please read it and join with us! By now you're
> > probably thinking
> > gasoline priced at about $1.50 is super cheap. Me
> > too! It is currently
> > $2.09 for regular unleaded in my town. Now that the
> > oil companies and
> > the OPEC nations have conditioned us to think that
> > the cost of a gallon
> > of gas is CHEAP at $1.50- $1.75, we need to take
> > aggressive action to
> > teach them that BUYERS control the
> > marketplace....not sellers.
> >
> > With the price of gasoline going up more each day,
> > we consumers need to
> > take action. The only way we are going to see the
> > price of gas come down
> > is if we hit someone in the pocketbook by not
> > purchasing their gas! And
> > we can do that WITHOUT hurting ourselves. How? Since
> > we all rely on our
> > cars, we can't just stop buying gas. But we CAN have
> > an impact on gas
> > prices if we all act together to force a price war.
> >
> > Here's the idea: For the rest of this year, DON'T
> > purchase ANY gasoline
> > from the two biggest companies (which now are one),
> > EXXON and MOBIL.
> >
> > If they are not selling any gas, they will be
> > inclined to reduce their
> > prices. If they reduce their prices, the other
> > companies will have to
> > follow suit. But to have an impact, we need to reach
> > literally millions
> > of Exxon and Mobil gas buyers. It's really simple
> > to do!! Now, don't
> > whimp out on me at this point...keep reading and
> > I'll explain how simple
> > it is to reach millions of people!!
> >
> > I am sending this note to about thirty people. If
> > each of you send it
> > to at least ten more (30 x 10 = 300) ... and those
> > 300 send it to at
> > least ten more (300 x 10 = 3,000)...and so on, by
> > the time the message
> > reaches the sixth generation of people, we will have
> > reached over THREE
> > MILLION consumers. If those three million get
> > excited and ! pass this on
> > to ten friends each, then 30 million people will
> > have been contacted! If
> > itgoes one level further, you guessed it..... THREE
> > HUNDRED MILLION
> > PEOPLE!!!
> >
> > Again, all You have to do is send this to 10 people.
> > That's all. (If
> > you don't understand how we can reach 300 million
> > and all you have to do
> > is send this to 10 people.... Well, let's face it,
> > you just aren't a
> > mathematician. But I am ... so trust me on this one.
> > How long would all
> > that take? If each of us sends this e-mail out to
> > ten more people
> > within one day of receipt, all 300 MILLION people
> > could conceivably be
> > contacted within the next 8 days!!! I'll bet you
> > didn't think you and I
> > had that much potential, did you! Acting togetherwe
> > can make a
> > difference.
> >
> >
> > If this makes sense to you, please pass this message
> > on. PLEASE HOLD OUT
> > UNTIL THEY LOWER THEIR PRICES TO THE $1.30 RANGE AND
> > KEEP THEM DOWN.
> > THIS CAN REALLY WORK.
> >
> > Kerry Lyle, Director, Research Coordinator
> > Interventional Cardiology Research Laboratories
> > Division of
> > Cardiovascular Diseases 932 Ziegler Research Bldg
> > 703 South 19th
> > Street University of Alabama @ B'ham Birmingham, Al
> > 35294-0007 Phone:
> > (205) 934-6163 Fax: (205) 934-7360

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