From the front pages today.
Reuters TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's president said on Friday the rise in oil price was very good,Iran's Mehr News Agency reported, emphasizing the hawkish position of the world's fourth largest oil exporter as crude prices have hit record levels.
ÂThe increase of the oil price and growth of oil income is very good and we hope that the oil prices reach their real levels, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said as he toured an oil exhibition in Tehran, the agency reported.
WHEN WILL PEOPLE GET IT? Our dependence on Oil from these regimes IS the threat to our national security. GOING GREEN IS FOR REAL MEN. Oil dependency is easy and for wimps. It's $74 per barrel now, $100 is not far off.
YET ANOTHER HYPOCRITIC, LYING REPUBLICAN MORAL CRUSADER
Lawmaker Puzzled by Obscenity in Letter By SAM HANANEL, Associated Press Writer
Wed Apr 19, 10:23 PM ET
WASHINGTON - Nobody expects to get a letter from a member of Congress that ends with an expletive.
But that's what happened when Rep. Jo Ann Emerson (news, bio, voting record), R-Mo., recently corresponded with a resident of her southeast Missouri district.
The letter ended with a profane, seven-letter insult beginning with the letter a "i think you're an. ..."
Emerson says she can't explain how the offensive language made it into the letter, which otherwise reads like a typical response to a citizen's question about last year's testimony of oil executives before the Senate Commerce Committee.
CAN'T FIGURE IT OUT!!!!!!!! YOU SIGNED IT PERSONALLY!!!!
FROM THE "REALLY, WE HAD NO IDEA" USELESS RESEARCH FILES
Emotional Wiring Different in Men and Women Robin Lloyd
Special to LiveScience
Thu Apr 20, 10:00 AM ET
Men and women are actually from the same planet, but scientists now have the first strong evidence that the emotional wiring of the sexes is fundamentally different.
An almond-shaped cluster of neurons that processes experiences such as fear and aggression hooks up to contrasting brain functions in men and women at rest, the new research shows.