I Am Simply SHOCKED!

Bloomberg reports today that, astoundingly, Iraq is now opening its doors to BP, Exxon Mobile, and Shell for the first time since 1972, when the country, under the leadership of the now executed Saddam Hussein, nationalized all of its oil fields. Astoundingly, this will open the 3rd largest oil reserves in the world directly to western countries. And, um… why… Continue reading

How Bad Is the Economy?

I usually hate chain emails that are supposed to be funny but aren’t. But every once in a while one comes along that is hysterical. Here is one: You know the economy is bad when: I ordered a burger at McDonald’s and the kid behind the counter asked, “Can you afford fries with that?” If the bank returns your check… Continue reading