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By Marshall, August 4, 2008 at 1:27 pm Link to this comment
You need to add Obama to this cartoon since he’s now open to the idea of offshore drilling.
By Reubenesque, August 4, 2008 at 11:53 am Link to this comment
Anyone divining the future prices of oil or gasoline derived from this volatile planet delude themselves and everybody else.
By GW=MCHammered, August 4, 2008 at 5:26 am Link to this comment
Why do we never see this in the news?
WAGES traded higher today on the NYSE, as skyrocketing fuel prices drove inflation to thirty year highs. “Consumer spending plummeted driving WAGES higher too,” said futures trader, Gimme Cash, “Looks like WAGES may finish ahead of 30% inflation… finally!”
EXCERPT Public Citizen:
“Since 1975, when Fast Track was first enacted, the U.S. trade balance has shifted from a slight surplus to an unsustainable $709 billion deficit in 2007. A net 4.7 million manufacturing jobs have been lost, and while American worker productivity has doubled, American median wages are only 1 percent above 1970s levels. Since NAFTA and the WTO went into effect, an array of domestic public interest laws have been successfully attacked while imports of unsafe food and products have surged.”
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