I just received an email to sign a petition to the White House to lower gas prices. If you want to lower gas prices, petitioning President Bush is a monumental waste of time. Write your representatives to put pressure on the automobile industry to raise fuel mileage (which they resist), or convince your friends and family to quit buying cars that are useless and/or completely impractical (like Hummers in the city). Or, hey, here's a thought: buy a hybrid. Whining about gas prices without the willingness to make the changes at home is ridiculous.