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Oh my goodness, say it isn’t so: An excellent and important story that is NOT, I repeat NOT about the coronavirus. The cynic in me suspects that with the $2 trillion relief bill, there are going to be plenty more stories about the wonders that political influence can buy.

There’s also this, which is not coronavirus specific. But the pandemic certainly accelerated a massive change that was already underway. If oil was destiny, no longer.

While we’re on the subject of the relief bill (sort of!). Talk about “ever-expanding debt accumulation.”

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