oil profits

Why is gas $4 a gallon? You can partially blame Enron. The rest is on us.

I’m sure I’ll catch some flak for criticizing deregulation, however, somethings just do better with regulation. Banks are one. Bear Sterns proved that. Mortgage funds are another- Countrywide proved that. And, if you want to know why commodities trading needs regulation- well, Enron proved that. I highly recommend either reading, or listening to this entire Read More

Smoke and Mirrors and sleight of hand

As many of you know, I ride a motorcycle and a scooter. I also like to ride my bicycle- so this is appropriate. However, it also demonstrates the same things we run into in politics. After you’ve counted the number of passes the white team makes- continue reading: