Last Tuesday, the top front-page story in U.S.A. Today said gas will soon hit $5.00 a gallon.
If it does, it will really slow our recovery and some think it could lead to another recession.
Madam Speaker, several years ago, they sent us to a civility conference because they didn't think that Democrats and Republicans were getting along well enough in the Congress, and I have never forgotten something our first speaker said.
Ireland, with a population of just 4.4 million, has been forced to get a 90 billion dollar bailout to keep from crashing.
With our debt of almost $14 trillion and trillion-dollar yearly deficits, we are very close to becoming a gigantic Ireland financially.