> OK, I am back in Obama's camp. This shows what was being said all along,
> it was never a supply issue, it was rampant speculation caused by the
> REPUBLICANS deregulating the commodities market allowing investment houses
> to put up to 98%% of their money in commodities where before it was
> restricted to 7%%. Bingo - oil prices skyrocketed as was the *republican
> sponsored* plan all along.
> And the democrats tried for months to end the rampant speculation but the
> repugs blocked it demanding only more unconditional drilling. Like the
> experts said, and now even Opec says, the market was not undersupplied it
> was oversupplied and yet prices DOUBLED.
> A vote for McCain is a vote for the same as he has voted for oil companies
> without fail. Even if Obama hates cats, he's been on the right side.
> "Drill baby, drill" is for chumps.