Oil Speculators

http://www.econbrowser.com/archives/2012/04/a_ban_on_oil_sp.html:

Here’s some good analysis comparing the oil and natural gas markets to question the theory that oil speculators are driving up oil prices. I am not opposed to tweaking the margin requirements for trading contracts but am opposed to attempts to exclude some market participants.

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Operation Click Chaos

The Washington Post reports that President Obama is “aggressively” buying search terms on Google to connect with voters.

How long before Rush Limbaugh declares another Operation Chaos directing his listeners to go search for President Obama’s search terms and purposely click on the links to burn up his advertising budget?

How much does the sponsored search listing for “free birth control” cost, anyway?