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Open Thread: Embrace That $8 Gasoline

UPDATE: A number of you say you've got no choice but to buy gas. We hear you. Now the national average has hit $4 a gallon, we'd like to know where you're trimming back in order to fill your tank.

On today's show, Chris Pummer argues that higher prices at the pump are good for everyone.

If the price goes to $8, Pummer says, we'll all be forced to make serious changes in our habits. For starters, we're looking at the end of the internal combustion engine. Will the pump charge hurt our pocketbooks? Yeah, sure, he writes, in a column for MarketWatch. But we could use a little tough love.

You good with that?