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Gas can issues resolved by high gasoline prices

I can’t believe it. The government bureaucracy has actually fixed a problem of its own creation. I’m talking portable gasoline containers here.

As you are probably aware, the federally mandated gas containers are a mess. Literally a mess. A highly flammable mess.

If you have used one of the new gas cans, you know what I mean. You cannot get gasoline into the things without spilling and you cannot get any out without three hands.

When I was a kid in the 1950s, gas cans were simple and they worked. Just put on the spout, open the vent, make sure th...


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