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During Oklahoma visit, Vice President blames Democrats for high gas prices

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Rising gas prices are taking their toll. CFN's unpaid intern, Bucky, is so desperate, he's donating plasma for cash to fill up his moped with personalized racing flames.

If you're looking for a culprit to blame for the high cost o' fuel, Vice President Dick Cheney has the answer: Democrats. The Veep said Dems are responsible due to their blockage of domestic oil and gas production, according to the Tulsa World.

Yes, dear consumers of fossil fuels, we need to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Cheney told Oklahoma Republicans earlier this month.

What other words of wisdom did he impart in T-Town?

"When the history is written, it will be said this is a safer country and more hopeful world because George Bush was president," he said, according to the World.

Cheney also acknowledged the economy is hitting "a rough patch" that "some in Washington view as an excuse to expand the size and scope of government."

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