Bernie Sanders Goes After Wall Street Oil Speculators

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) called on Tuesday for an investigation into oil price manipulation. He also proposed a 30-day deadline for federal regulators to use emergency powers to curb excessive speculation in crude oil markets.

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Art Of War, Media Messages, And Conservative Terrorists

The debate rages on, and thanks to media spin and constant false equivalencies, at least one poll has 57% of its respondents rejecting any possibility of inflammatory speech having any influence over Jared Lee Loughner's actions on Saturday morning.

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The Agonist: Wake up and smell the drug war Pacific Views: This type of frenzied opposition has been seen before The Monkey Cage: Did Gays in the mi