** “He sprang to his sleigh, to his team gave a whistle,
And away they all flew like the down of a thistle.
But I heard him exclaim, ere he drove out of sight,
Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night.”
Whoops! That’s over a month away, several lifetimes in a campaign.
“May Premier George Walter Bush drink the blood of every man, woman, and child in Iraq!”
Much better. Happy Thanksgiving!
** Track global and national energy prices in near real time via Bloomberg. Crude oil prices are around $58 per barrel with the resumption of full operations in Alaska following the end of the extreme weather conditions in the Port of Valdez.