And the flood nationally at the gas pump, as gasoline prices climb higher and higher, swamping family budgets.
Then the news. Obama drops out of public campaign financing. Congress flashes a green light for domestic spying. Israel practices a mass attack on Iran. The FBI goes on a subprime warpath. Watch out.
This hour, On Point: our week news roundtable goes behind he headlines.Guests:
Matthew Continetti, associate editor at The Weekly Standard and author of "The K Street Gang: The Rise and Fall of the Republican Machine."
David Yepsen, political columnist for the Des Moines Register.
Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst.
This program aired on June 20, 2008.