What A Wonderful World

Israel Rehearses Iran Attack:

Israeli Threat Spikes Our Oil Prices:

“Crude Leaps Nearly $11, In Fresh Hit to Economy” – WSJ


21 responses to “What A Wonderful World

  1. Bush Eases N. Korea Sanctions

    Axis of Evil?

  2. U.S. Will Ease Up On N. Korea

  3. Japan Lifts N. Korea Sanctions

  4. Hawaii suffers a tourism blow

    Back in Honolulu, restaurant owner Peter Kim worries about two things: the rising cost of getting ingredients shipped in, and the drop-off in tourists. “Does that mean we lose 20% of our business? That remains to be seen. We have to lower our price if we want to survive, but how can you lower the price when you’re paying more money for the raw materials?”


  5. Oil hits $140 for the first time

    Meanwhile, the dollar’s decline against the euro added further upward price pressure.


  6. Get used to it: Fewer flights, higher fares

    Experts are also expecting more fare increases. Tom Parsons, travel pricing expert at BestFares.com, said airlines have imposed about a dozen fare increases or fuel surcharges since the end of last year.


  7. Report Shows Lawmakers Heavily Invested in War

    A new study by a nonpartisan research group shows that lawmakers’ stock holdings in various companies doing business with the Defense Department totals more than $196 million, earning the congress critters millions in profits individually since the start of the war in Iraq.

    The Washington-based Center for Responsive Politics says that 2006 financial disclosure statements suggest that members’ holdings could pose a conflict of interest as they decide the fate of Iraq war spending.

    As if it’s a plot in a bad movie!!!


  8. US Congress approves Israel aid increase

    The money for Israel was part of a larger supplemental spending bill that included 162 billion dollars for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The legislation gained final approval in a 92-6 Senate vote late Thursday.

    America’s pro-Israel lobby, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, welcomed the congressional action, saying it would increase US aid to Israel to 2.55 billion dollars in fiscal year 2009, up from 2.38 billion dollars this year.

    The aid includes a 20 billion dollar weapons package for Saudi Arabia, a 13 billion dollar package for Egypt, and reportedly arms deals worth at least 20 billion dollars for other Gulf states.


  9. $400 million in aid OK’d as yet another police official is slain

    a beleaguered Mexico cheered U.S. congressional approval of a record $400 million to help it battle narcotics gangs.

    I’m glad somebody is cheering…


  10. Pro-Israel PAC Contributions to 2006 Congressional Candidates


  11. Luck – A president’s best jobs plan

    When the Labor Department on Thursday reports the unemployment rate for June, economists are forecasting that employers will have shaved an additional 50,000 jobs from their payrolls, the sixth straight month that the economy will have lost jobs.


  12. Oil’s rise is mainly dollar’s devaluation, OPEC chief says

    OPEC Chief Sees Oil Going to $150-$170

    Thursday, June 26, 2008


  13. Meanwhile, 5 days later, Yahoo reports:

    Bush signs Iraq and Afghanistan war-funding


  14. Majors say speculators not to blame for oil price

    No, it couldn’t be speculators. I’m sure that people who buy futures of oil are hoping it will go DOWN!!!


  15. Ralph Nader on Israel and Lobby

    Run time: 00:18

  16. Petrofraud and the New Depression

    Think ENRON with oil instead of electricity


  17. Oil climbs to new record above $144

    “Gas stocks are building as domestic demand has softened,” Flynn said.


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