This son used to send money home to his father to help pay for his medication but since the increase in gas prices he can no longer afford to do so.
Perhaps he ought to speak to the oil company executives whose companies are posting profits, asking them to contribute to help the poor.
Exxon Mobil posted the second largest first quarter earnings total ever on record. Article can be found here.
In February Chevron posted “the annual profit to $18.7 billion in 2007, the fourth consecutive year that the San Ramon company made record amounts of money.” Article can be found here.
I just can’t wait to see what kind of lovely bonuses the top level executives of the oil companies get this year while I, and many many others, try to figure out how to adjust our budget to accommodate the $3.69/gallon hit.
Can you tell this irritates me? Don’t answer that!