Explaining why gas prices spiked in the last week or so is not easy. Most people simply tune out from the technical and Wall Street explanations for the sudden rise in gasoline pricing. They’d rather believe the GOP lie that President Obama is responsible for price spike. The following piece from Think Progress puts it all… More Blame Oil Speculators, Not Obama, For Rising Oil Prices
This is why the Dems are so screwed. The GOPers walk in lockstep (with an exception here or there) while the Dems have three factions, Blue Dogs, Progressives and Liberals. The GOP messaging is consistent. The Dems are all over the place! “A house divided…” Huffington Post The Democratic attempt to take on the major oil… More Mary Landrieu, Mark Begich Defend Oil Companies Against Democrats
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Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt), the only “socialist” (as he calls himself) in the U.S. Senate, seems to be the only politician speaking out against the “oil speculation” racket being perpertrated on Wall Street… Huffington Post Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) demanded on Thursday that regulators impose limits on oil speculation to help lower the price of gas… More Bernie Sanders Demands Action From Obama On Wall Street Oil ‘Gambling’
What is it with people like Beck, Hannity, O’Reilly and even congressman Steve King (R-IA)? They seem to say the craziest things that are so distorted from the truth, yet their low-information viewers believe every word they say. That’s the really sad part. As I mentioned in numerous posts in the past, it’s like we’re living the… More Beck predicts post-9/11 style ‘pat downs’ at gas stations