The Labor Department reported that consumer prices fell in June for the first time in a year, down 0.2 percent last month due to tumbling gasoline and heating oil prices, but annual inflation rose from 3.4 percent to 3.6 percent. So-called “core” inflation (excluding food and energy) rose by 0.3 percent for… Continue Reading Energy Drives Consumer Prices Down in June

I don’t know the first thing about News Corp executive Rebekah Brooks, but, after watching her palling around with Rupert Murdoch over the last week or so, she was really starting to creep me out (along with much of the Western world, I would guess). It’s probably a good thing… Continue Reading Good Riddance – She Was Creeping Me Out!