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Alternative sources of nonsense

Inconveniently for Barack Obama and especially John McCain, but conveniently for the rests of us, oil prices have begun to fall -- rather rapidly. On Friday, oil was selling at $114 a barrel, down better than 20 percent from its peak of $147 a barrel just three weeks ago.


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Racists hope Obama wins

They're not exactly rooting for Barack Obama, but prominent white supremacists anticipate a boost to their cause if he becomes the first black president. His election, they say, would trigger a backlash — whites rising up, a revolution of sorts — that they think is long overdue.


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