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ryanmuegge Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-01-07 03:54 PM
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22. Excellent post. Thanks for interjecting fact into the Chavez love-fest.
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  -Venezuela pulls control from Big Oil brooklynite  May-01-07 11:18 AM   #0 
  - Wow. What reverberations will this have?  electron_blue   May-01-07 11:22 AM   #1 
  - I disagree  TlalocW   May-01-07 11:26 AM   #2 
  - Overthrowing big oil is morally equivalent to overthrowing a dictatorship, imho.  w4rma   May-01-07 11:38 AM   #3 
  - Lotsa people have experience running oil fields  ToeBot   May-01-07 11:46 AM   #4 
  - actually, not really  northzax   May-01-07 12:59 PM   #9 
     - Who said they need a bump in production?  AllexxisF1   May-01-07 02:30 PM   #15 
     - good philosophy  northzax   May-01-07 02:56 PM   #17 
        - This ain't the 'seventies anymore.  hunter   May-02-07 02:46 PM   #37 
     - Excellent post. Thanks for interjecting fact into the Chavez love-fest.  ryanmuegge   May-01-07 03:54 PM   #22 
     - You know nothing of Venezuelan production  Flanker   May-01-07 05:54 PM   #28 
     - um, you might want to look into your numbers  northzax   May-02-07 10:00 AM   #31 
        - Wait about the nonsense that it imports Gasoline then?  Flanker   May-02-07 04:13 PM   #45 
           - really? cheaper to buy at $70/bbl than pump and ship?  northzax   May-03-07 08:15 AM   #46 
              - TRADE  Flanker   May-03-07 08:23 AM   #48 
                 - ok, you're right  northzax   May-03-07 08:43 AM   #49 
     - So your saying they can't find someone else to run their field's because they're inefficient?  ToeBot   May-01-07 06:12 PM   #29 
  - Private industry is NOT automatically better than government owned, either.  pabsungenis   May-01-07 12:04 PM   #5 
  - Yea, look where those Saudi's have gone since they took their fields back  loindelrio   May-01-07 01:09 PM   #11 
  - Took back their own fields, you say! Well, I guess they've been taught a lesson. n/t  Judi Lynn   May-01-07 01:16 PM   #12 
  - You know, the Arabic class I took last fall had a perk.  igil   May-01-07 02:26 PM   #14 
  - Agreed  Nederland   May-01-07 04:25 PM   #26 
  - In this case, the private property is that of multi-nationals that suck  NCevilDUer   May-01-07 12:21 PM   #6 
  - Viva Chavez! We need to do the same to Big Oil in this country.  partylessinOhio   May-01-07 12:49 PM   #7 
  - BUT - they're not "seizures of private property" n/t  anotherdrew   May-01-07 12:59 PM   #8 
  - no, they are forced buyouts of contracts  northzax   May-01-07 01:00 PM   #10 
  - Check the article again  brooklynite   May-01-07 03:51 PM   #21 
     - sounds like they might initiate eminent domain proceedings, something we do even in the US at times  anotherdrew   May-01-07 03:58 PM   #23 
        - it's not emminent domain  northzax   May-01-07 04:24 PM   #25 
  - One small step for man one giant Leap toward freedom.  Skink   May-01-07 01:38 PM   #13 
  - ROFL!  Megahurtz   May-01-07 02:38 PM   #16 
  - I'll never understand how some right-wingers have become so befuddled  Judi Lynn   May-01-07 03:04 PM   #18 
  - Deleted.  yibbehobba   May-01-07 03:05 PM   #19 
  - This is the end of U.S. empire.  hunter   May-01-07 03:38 PM   #20 
  - Read between the lines  Nederland   May-01-07 04:17 PM   #24 
  - Venezuela has the oil and is not in a weak position either  conspirator   May-01-07 05:30 PM   #27 
     - Sure  Nederland   May-02-07 09:59 AM   #30 
        - The only chumps are those dealing with America and it's treaty breaches.  Bandit   May-02-07 10:10 AM   #32 
        - South Korea  Nederland   May-02-07 11:15 AM   #34 
        - I'm enjoying the "America is Great!" cheerleading in this thread.  hunter   May-02-07 02:57 PM   #38 
        - What do you mean, more recent?  Nederland   May-02-07 03:22 PM   #39 
           - Our middle class ain't so healthy.  hunter   May-02-07 03:52 PM   #44 
              - True  Nederland   May-03-07 10:58 AM   #52 
                 - It will follow that we won't be so attractive as trading partners...  hunter   May-03-07 01:34 PM   #53 
        - 1) Japanese and Koreans would not accept the exploitation and mass murder that the US  conspirator   May-02-07 03:27 PM   #40 
           - You are confused  Nederland   May-02-07 03:37 PM   #42 
              - About the atomic bomb:  conspirator   May-02-07 03:51 PM   #43 
        - 'the loss of their oil'?  northzax   May-03-07 08:52 AM   #50 
        - Fuck Chevron...if they don't want the oil...  leftwingnut   May-02-07 03:33 PM   #41 
           - You are wrong  Nederland   May-04-07 10:48 AM   #54 
  - So now that Venezuela is part of 'Big Oil', will we see gas prices drop?  Freddie Stubbs   May-02-07 10:25 AM   #33 
  - Sorry Freddie prices won't drop for us, ...  CRH   May-02-07 12:26 PM   #35 
  - Chavez's Not-So-Radical Oil Move  Judi Lynn   May-02-07 01:52 PM   #36 
  - The government has increased it's ownership by less than 20% on most of these  1932   May-03-07 08:22 AM   #47 
     - Tricking people into actually thinking about it, and doing their homework is the hard part.  Judi Lynn   May-03-07 10:21 AM   #51 
     - because it reduces control  northzax   May-04-07 10:56 AM   #55 

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