8/16/2005

Daily Kos: Running out of options

he graph below (from The Economist this week) shows the Fed rates (i.e. short term interest rates) going steadily up in the past year, and the bond yields, i.e. the long term interest rates, which have remained steady or have even gone down in the same period.

The second graph below (pulled from an April 2005 Political Animal post by Kevin Drum) shows the approximate supply and demand curves for oil worldwide:




I know that these graphs only look superficially similar and represent very different things. I will nevertheless argue that they are both very symbolic of Bushco's policies of taking whatever's on the table for their (rich) friends and not give a damn about the future.

Daily Kos: Running out of options

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