Subject: Making a drop in gas prices happen.
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 11:10:43 -0400
> Dropping Gas Prices
> THIS IS NOT THE 'DON'T BUY' GAS FOR ONE DAY, BUT IT WILL SHOW YOU HOW
WE CAN GET GAS BACK DOWN
> TO $1.30 PER GALLON.
> This was sent by a retired Coca Cola executive. It came from one of his
engineer buddies who
> retired from Halliburton. If you are tired of the gas prices going up
AND they will continue to
> rise this summer, take time to read this please.
> 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! It's worth your consideration. Join the
> I hear we are going to hit close to $ 4.00 a gallon by next summer, and
it might go higher!!
> Want gasoline prices to come down?
> We need to take some intelligent, united action. 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 on
and join with us!
> By now you're probably thinking gasoline priced at about $2.00 is super
cheap. Me too! It is
> currently $3.19 for re gular unleaded in my town.
> Now that the oil companies and the OPEC nation s 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
> 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
> 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 inclin ed to reduce their
> If they reduce th eir prices, the other companies will have to follow
> 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 wimp 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 30 people. If each of us send it to at least
ten more (30 x 10 = 300)
> .. and those 300 send it to at least ten more (300 x10 = 3,000)...and
so on, by the time the
> message reaches the sixth group 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 it goes one level further, you guessed it..... THREE HUNDRED MILLION
> Again, all you have to do is send this to 10 people. That's al l !
> (If you don't understand how we can reach 300 million and all you have to
do is send this to 10
> 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 together we can
> make a difference.
> If this makes sense to you, please pass this message on. I suggest that
we not buy from
> EXXON/MOBIL UNTIL THEY LOWER THEIR PRICES TO THE $2.00 RANGE AND KEEP
THEM DOWN. THIS CAN REALLY
> Keep it going