- Hurricane Katrina and our focus south,
- the seven or more oil rigs floating loose in the Gulf of Mexico,
- the price of gas at the pump, and
- the President's new rationale for the war in Iraq: oil.
President Bush answered growing antiwar protests yesterday with a fresh reason for US troops to continue fighting in Iraq: protection of the country's vast oil fields, which he said would otherwise fall under the control of terrorist extremists.Nah, I'm sure there's no link...