The Federal government should put a big tax on gasoline, along the lines of one or two dollars. Then, combine that with a graduated Tax Credit under a certain income amount.
Me? I'd end up paying more. Yeah, but I'd either purchase a more fuel-efficient vehicle or drive less.
Google "Amory Lovins winning the oil end game" and read it. NOW. If you don't, then don't bother commenting on this post. Amory Lovins -- whom I have called a GENIUS for over 25 years -- OWNS the whole energy issue.
All The Best,