Buzzwatch: 50 Things Being Blamed on Rising Oil Prices


Posted by Tom Weber

Got a problem? Blame oil.

If you're searching for a defining theme to 2008 this holiday weekend-perhaps while filling up at the pump-look no further than the soaring price of oil. Every day, the impact of high oil prices pervades the news, and that news is usually bad. Oil, with no small measure of justification, is the all-purpose fall guy of the moment.

There are the familiar casualties, of course,

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