As if the hallowed hand of "market forces" were the key and only determinant of all that was happening in the oil patch.
Without question, oil interests are delighted with the Post. For too long has this kind of oil patch pitch been passed along to a gullible public as insightful reporting on this issue.
Sadly, it is becoming ever clearer we are living in two distinct economies. One is benefiting bountifully by the ballooning price of oil.
Sure the political turmoil is making the market anxious. But is that enough to propel prices to a new record when there is no evidence of shortages? Highly doubtful.
It's time the Saudis stop treating us as fools, and it's time we stopped behaving like lapdogs.
A host of federal and state agencies are stealthily working to construct a gigantic 10-lane superhighway right through the middle of the US in an effort to promote trade under NAFTA.