22. What a pantload! The world has been awash in oil for a couple of years
because demand dropped in 2008 and never recovered, people economizing any way they can.
What's happened is that a couple of the Koch merry billionaires has realized controlling gas prices through the spot market wasn't working as advertised and have pulled out quickly. Let's hope the Koch boys hang on until the bitter end and are left holding the (empty) bag.
In some ways, this has been Bunky Hunt, part II, men with more money than brains thinking they can grab power by controlling one commodity or other.
Capitalism is the extraordinary belief that the nastiest of men for the nastiest of motives will somehow work for the benefit of all. - John Maynard Keynes