Let This One Sink In For A Minute

I found this all at once shocking and, strangely, not surprising (Washington Post via Kos):

High oil prices are fueling one of the biggest transfers of wealth in history. Oil consumers are paying $4 billion to $5 billion more for crude oil every day than they did just five years ago, pumping more than $2 trillion into the coffers of oil companies and oil-producing nations this year alone.

Some of these oil producing nations, it's worth noting, have been known to finance the evildoers. Why do SUV drivers hate America?