Blame Oil Speculators, Not Obama, For Rising Oil Prices

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

WikiLeaks cable: U.S. troops handcuffed, shot Iraqi children in raid

I must admit that when I read this story at around 8:00 am on the McClatchey site, I was hesitant about reporting it for various reasons which I won’t detail here. I will not post the horrifying picture that accompanies the story on either McClatchey or The Raw Story.  One would have to click on… More WikiLeaks cable: U.S. troops handcuffed, shot Iraqi children in raid

Friday Blog Round Up

  The Herman Cain Boomlet SS Newt Springs Leak Bachmann likely to announce in Iowa Palin to embark on East Coast bus tour (AP) Dr. Cornel West Responds Political Memo: A State of Uncertainty for the Romney Camp as It Looks to Iowa Wisconsin Judge Strikes Down Scott Walker’s Anti-Union Bill Wisconsin GOP could simply… More Friday Blog Round Up