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I just donated another $50 bucks for Bernie at the DU link! Feels like.... History :)

https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/duforbernie

So far DUers have donated $40,176.51

Pretty impressive, folks!

Does anyone actually believe we're in the Middle East to fight ISIL? Another Christmas of War. Ugh.

Sorry, It's depressing how many trillions of dollars we've been conned into wasting in the pursuit of GWB's War on Terra.

Syria: Did you know? 1 billion barrels of oil (or more) recently discovered in Golan Heights.

Economist: http://www.economist.com/news/middle-east-and-africa/21677597-geologists-israel-think-they-have-found-oilin-very-tricky-territory-black-gold

A RIG carrying out exploratory drilling is hardly a rare sight in the Middle East; but this is no ordinary place. Israeli flags fly on it, though no other country in the world recognises Israel’s sovereignty over the area. A few miles to the east, jihadist rebel groups are fighting a bloody war. And few people ever expected that significant amounts of oil might lie there at all, under a dormant volcanic field. Welcome to the Golan Heights.

Israeli and American oilmen believe they have discovered a bonanza in this most inconvenient of sites. After three test-drillings, Yuval Bartov, the chief geologist of Genie Oil & Gas, a subsidiary of American-based Genie Energy, says his company thinks it has found an oil reservoir “with the potential of billions of barrels”.



https://www.rt.com/business/317906-oil-golan-heights-israel/

"A big oil deposit has been found in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, with enough reserves to last Israel for decades, according to the country's media.

The Israeli presence in the Golan Heights is in dispute. The region is internationally recognized Syrian territory that has been occupied by Israel since the 1967 Six-Day War between Israel and several Arab states. UN Resolution 242 (1967) demands the withdrawal of Israeli armed forces from the territories occupied in the conflict. Israel disagrees with the wording of the resolution, saying the territories are disputable."


Edit: Added Economist link

Democratic Debate New Hampshire 12/20/2015 FULL VIDEO

Starts @ 11:40

Don't let the data breach distract the conversation away from the issues. NT

Graphic: Who Pays Taxes



http://americawhatwentwrong.org/stories/who-pays-taxes/

Karl Sharro: You want the simple one-sentence explanation for what caused ISIS?




https://twitter.com/KarlreMarks/status/671689425739456512?s=01
Posted by grahamhgreen | Mon Dec 7, 2015, 12:24 AM (7 replies)

"The people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do

is tell them they are being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same way in any country."

- Goring, super-Nazi


Can't be repeated enough.

Bomb Science 101

Posted by grahamhgreen | Sat Dec 5, 2015, 02:22 PM (2 replies)

And the brainiacs told us this Syria thing wouldn't escalate. ROFL. Worse, they

continue to push their failed policies, strategies, and candidates.

Have they no humanity at all?

We are staring into the abyss of WWIII, and we started it with the invasion of Iraq over oil.
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