"On Topic" With Doug Krile

Friday, January 26, 2007

Oil Rights and Politics

If you want to know the REAL reason the Administration is so intent on sending more troops to Iraq, read on. It's quite simple.  Oil.

Big Oil Strikes (Black) Gold in Iraq. $3 Billion Worth.

And there it is. Once again. As if there wasn’t enough reason to make you disgusted about the trillions of our dollars and tens of thousands of lives (at a minimum) wasted in Iraq, ExxonMobil and Chevron are (quietly) negotiating with Iraq on a $3 Billion deal for one of them to build a petrochemical plant. So while a debate continues to rage about whether we should send more troops (which are already being sent) or whether we should keep the same troop levels – as opposed to debating the [...]

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