It didn't look like inflation when the stock and home prices were going up. Now that commodity prices like fuel and foods are going up, it does. I guess it just sounds funny to say, "stocks rose today as price inflation hit Wall Street."
McCain was criticizing Obama for talking about the Middle East without visiting. Now that Obama actually visited the region to great media fanfare and warm reception, McCain is criticizing him for taking the trip. There seems to be no pleasing those opposition candidates.
In California, trans fats are now illegal and (medical) marijuana is not. I'm sure this is not the only way in which our state is different from Alabama but right now it seems like one of the more obvious.