In 1998, the cost of unleaded regular gas was $0.89 cents + 9/10 a gallon, unleaded plus was $1.03 a gallon, and unleaded premium was $1.13 a gallon. Today, unleaded regular gas averages about $4.03 a gallon in most places, unleaded plus averages $4.13 a gallon, and unleaded premium averages about $4.23 a gallon.
In 2000, when Bill Clinton left office, we had a surplus. Today, we have a historical deficit... we still had the Twin Towers in New York... New Orleans was still above sea level and had more residents... Wall Street was healthy... people were actually MAKING money... interest rates were the lowest they had been since the days when Beaver Cleaver was on television.
Well America, it's been eight years. How are you doing?