King George to the Rescue
CRAWFORD, Texas -- President Bush on Monday pressed Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Abdullah to help curb skyrocketing oil prices that are hurting the budgets of American families and businesses.
"The crown prince understands that it is very important ... to make sure that the price is reasonable," Bush told reporters before the Saudi leader arrived at his Texas ranch for a couple hours of talks that also took in new Middle East peace initiatives, the pace of democratic reform in the desert kingdom and counter-terror efforts.
How about jaw-boning the corporate monopolies who are controlling the prices? They seem to be making out pretty well...
SAN RAMON, Calif. — ChevronTexaco Corp., the nation's second largest oil company, is buying smaller rival Unocal Corp. for about $17 billion, hoping to further accelerate its already surging profits by boosting its energy supplies in Asia.
While we are on the topic of Chevron, let us not forget their former Queen - our current Secratery of State...
Rice had an oil tanker named for her while she was a member of the Chevron Corporation board of directors during the 1990s.
Shocking, isn't it? Our Secratery of State had an oil tanker named after her?