Oil Prices Fall as Rice Arrives in Mideast

The YahooNews headline “Oil prices fall as Rice arrives in Mideast” put me in mind of the climactic scene at the end of the first Christopher Reeve Superman movie, where our hero flew around the globe several times at more than light speed, thereby reversing time. Clearly, Condi Rice has similar powers.

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Comments

  1. Cause and effect…

    Could it just be speculators driving the current swing in oil prices? Being a Star Trek fan I remember two of the Ferengi Rules of Acquisition.

    #34- Peace is good for business.
    #35- War is good for business….

  2. arky says:

    I envisioned boatloads of sacks of rice being unloaded in the ports…