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It must really suck when objective reality intrudes on the timing of your delusional ideology.

An epilogue of sorts.

The retail price of gasoline in small town west central Missouri at noon on June 6, 2012. It remains much less expensive than beer.

That’s a drop of eleven cents a gallon in ten days.

Previously: Rep. Vicky Hartzler (r): let’s pass the gas (May 27, 2012)


With the Memorial Day weekend comes the traditional start of the summer travel season. And the fact is gas prices are too high for many Missourians who cannot afford to take the family on vacation. It is time for the elected representatives of the people to take definitive actions to help seriously lower pump prices to allow Americans to spend more of their hard-earned money on paying the mortgage, putting food on the table, and – yes – enjoying that road trip with the family.


Vicky Hartzler

Member of Congress

I’m waiting for President-elect Mitt Romney (r) to take credit.