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Thursday, May 1

In Case You're Wondering:

Why we sent that second aircraft carrier into the Persian Gulf, one big, and maybe the only, reason is:
Official says Iran quits using US dollar for oil deals
"Iran has stopped conducting oil transactions in U.S. dollars, an official said Wednesday, a concerted attempt to reduce reliance on Washington at a time of tension over Tehran's nuclear program and suspected involvement in Iraq.

"Iran, OPEC's second-largest producer, has dramatically reduced dependence on the dollar during the past year in the face of increasing U.S. pressure on its financial system and the fall in the value of the American currency."

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