While most Texans are enjoying additional money in their monthly budgets because of low oil prices, thousands of our friends and neighbors are being laid-off and losing everything they own for the same reason. The price extremes of the oil and gas business have been at play in the world economy for as long as I can remember. Only a few years ago, once again, the grand days of high oil prices enabled what most folks refer to as 'roughnecks' to earn large incomes to go along with their dangerous profession. Let's all remember that those few bucks we are saving when we fill up our gas tanks are coming out of the family budgets of other Texans who are currently in dire straights.
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