By Les Leopold, the author of The Looting of America: How Wall Street's Game of Fantasy Finance destroyed our Jobs, Pensions and Prosperity, and What We Can Do About It. Cross posted from Alternet
Gasoline prices have been falling in recent weeks, but they're still close to their five-year high after climbing steeply for three years. For every penny increase at the pump, $1.
Please, dear fingers, don't let me type a blog that knocks the Democrats -- at least not now, with so much at stake. We can... Read Post
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