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Enron asks CA for power

2001-12-05 16:46:57+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Enron asks California for surplus electricity:

"We don't want to dance on anyone's grave," said Oscar Hidalgo, spokesman for the California Department of Water Resources. "But this is sort of ironic."

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#Comment made: 2002-02-21 05:33:33+00 by: Dylan

Um. I couldn't think of any real way to respond to this other than an extremely long, loud (read: all caps) eeeeeevil laugh.

But I thought I'd spare everyone. So...imagine everything up to this point being replaced by sadistic, maniacal laughter.

Ok, now that the mood is set:

Talk about poetic justice. Talk about just desserts. Talk about some desperate Texas oilmen.

I thought it was funny that Enron was filing for bankruptcy but this makes it OH so much better.

#Comment made: 2001-12-07 14:47:36+00 by: sethg [edit history]

O Fortuna velut luna statu variabilis,
semper crescis aut decrescis; vita detestabilis
nunc obdurat et tunc curat ludo mentis aciem,
egestatem, potestatem dissolvit ut glaciem.

O Fortune, like the moon you are changeable,
ever waxing and waning; hateful life
first oppresses and then soothes as fancy takes it;
poverty and power it melts them like ice.

(_Carmina Burana_, "Fortuna Imperix Mundi")