From the small business series
Fill er up
Anyone notice how cheap gasoline has become in the first 11 days of 2007? Me neither! But the price of a barrel of oil is down 15%. Funny when oil goes up $.50 a barrel it rises at the pump in minutes. GOUGING!! By who? Funny this article doesn’t mention Exxon just OPEC. And if that isn’t clear enough OPEC is the one getting less per barrel and Exxon is the one still charging the same per gallon. http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070111/bs_nm/markets_oil_dc_33 I don’t mean to pick on Exxon lets just say oil pigs. Now after talking to a gentleman at the Exxon Valdez Restoration Trust I find that Exxon has still not settled with the fisherman and local people who work or worked in the fish processing business for their damages claim almost 18 years later by playing in the courts an original judgment of $4.5 billion has been whittled down to $2.5 billion and as of this moment neither side has yet to appeal. Some of the plaintiffs and their attorney’s will never be paid for they have died. pjc
Flooding, fast running streams and water falls. Winter snow means mountain runoff in spring and drinking water in the summer. Anyone look at a ski report lately? enjoy pjc
a couple of news items that Provda tries to slip by on the weekend when no one reads the paper.
“First it was weapons of mass destruction. Then when there were none, it was that we had to find Saddam. We did that, but then it was that we had to put him on trial,” said Spc. Thomas Sheck, 25, who is on his second tour in Iraq. “So now, what will be the next story they tell us to keep us over here?” Complete AP story below
Welcome back to most of the baby bells, in two years they will totally control the internet unless you believe that the Democracts will write a bill and pass it before then.
Peace now or after another wave of invasion.
But after this we won’t need drinking water Happy Nuke Year