Chicago Area Gas Station: Remember, Gas Was $1.88 When Obama Was Elected

-By Warner Todd Huston

A gas station in the Chicago suburb of Lombard featured a little reminder of what it was like four years ago when Obama was first elected to the White House. The station held a special sale of gas at $1.88 per gallon, the price gasoline was in 2009 when the President took office.

The October 5 event was sponsored by Americans For Prosperity and was held at the Road Ranger station in Lombard, A north western suburb. The $1.88 sale price was set to highlight Obama’s failures in office.

David From, the Illinois State director for AFP, told the media that the event was part of AFP’s Obama’s Failing agenda Tour.

Mr. From pointed out that prices have more than doubled since Obama took office and the President is “standing in the way” of new oil drilling in our own country.

About Warner Todd Huston

Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago-based freelance writer, has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and is featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart's, and all Breitbart News' other sites,,, and many, many others. Additionally, he has been a frequent guest on talk-radio programs across the country to discuss his opinion editorials and current events as well as appearing on TV networks such as CNN, Fox News, Fox Business Network, and various Chicago-based news programs. He has also written for several history magazines and appears in the book "Americans on Politics, Policy and Pop Culture" which can be purchased on He is also the owner and operator of Feel free to contact him with any comments or questions : EMAIL Warner Todd Huston and follow him on Twitter, on Google Plus , and Facebook.
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