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Unsudscribed Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 1:59 PM
It's time for Republicans to accept the responsibility for 9-11. During the eight year 'Reign of Error' of George W. Bush, Republicans never accepted blame for anything. Here's a Republican storyline of why Al Qaeda was successful on 9-11; Jamie Gorelick made a 'wall' that prevented information to flow between the CIA and FBI. If this is a story we all know about and the Republicans had been in charge for nine months in 2001, then how come they didn't do anything about that 'wall?' George Bush(R) was President, Denny Hastert(R) was Speaker of the House and Trent Lott(R) was Senate Majority Leader in 2001. What did they do to overturn this most cumbersome and onerous law? Nothing! NADA! Zilch!

Commodities firmed up in overnight trading even as the dollar gained more ground against the euro. 

In early trading gold was down $1.94 to $1,775.35 and silver was off $0.09 to $33.99, for a silver/gold ratio of 52.2.  Though gold and silver prices are technically down, they are down at higher prices than yesterday, an occasional quirk of global markets and the trading holiday on Monday. 

Other commodities are also having a good morning with platinum, palladium, copper and crude oil all higher.  The recovery in commodities comes as the dollar continues to gain ground against the euro after...