Tuesday, April 18, 2006

ABC News: No Quick Fix to Solve Soaring Gas Prices

The hucksters are clearly out in force. A company calling itself Fuel Freedom International is peddling a gas-tank additive called MPG-Cap. It comes in pills that you drop into your tank with every fill-up. They claim that you can boost your fuel economy by ten to twenty percent.

An expert with the American Automobile Association says otherwise. At first the company said that he needed a larger dose--so he tried that. It didn't work. Then they said that he needed to drive with the pills for several fill-ups--and then they quit answering their phones.

Disaster and economic hardship always bring out the worst in people. Here is a classic example.

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