This started for me when gas went over $4/gal in 2008. No more trips to town for this or that. No, I make do til I can combine reasons to go somewhere. For example, I do all my grocery shopping one night a week after I take the kids to Scouts. I never waste gas. Now gas is almost $3.70/gal, and I don't see anyone's income keeping pace with this. Congress gets a cost of living increase....we don't. * How is the rising price of gas affecting YOUR family budget? * What impact do you think this - in combination with (still) high unemployment and rising govt spending/debt - will have on Mr. Obama's chance of re-election?