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Dover Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-18-08 11:35 PM
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68. Oil, gas revenues lost....assuming this pipeline is caput.
Edited on Mon Aug-18-08 11:40 PM by Dover

The billion plus dollars may be the cost of losing.


War Casts Doubts On Pipeline

http://www.sptimes.ru/index.php?action_id=2&story_id=26...



Revenues expected from the Georgian pipeline:

http://imf.org/external/pubs/ft/wp/2004/wp04209.pdf
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  -Sen Biden: US To Consider $1 Billion Emergency Aid For Georgia Purveyor  Aug-18-08 06:58 PM   #0 
  - I do not like that. I'd like to know how much we spent arming Georgia up to now. nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Aug-18-08 06:59 PM   #1 
  - Part of the deal to get Georgia to buy our weapons was that we would aid them agianst Russia.  Skink   Aug-18-08 07:04 PM   #3 
  - Did we spend that much on Katrina???  movonne   Aug-18-08 09:40 PM   #51 
     - Thats what I was thinking  THale2   Aug-18-08 10:41 PM   #56 
     - Katrina, fires out west, floods in midwest... nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Aug-18-08 11:03 PM   #61 
  - Of all the issues to get pissed about, spending on helping an ally after getting attacked  DJ13   Aug-18-08 07:02 PM   #2 
  - it is a small amount compared to Iraq (one-time vs. $10b a month w/ no end in sight)  JoeIsOneOfUs   Aug-18-08 07:05 PM   #4 
  - Exactly!  DJ13   Aug-18-08 07:06 PM   #5 
  - I have no problem with providing 'humanitarian aid' in the event of a 'natural diaster'.  Purveyor   Aug-18-08 07:22 PM   #16 
  - Would have a problem if this aid was to go to America?  lib2DaBone   Aug-19-08 08:42 PM   #83 
  - It is a huge amount in terms of OUR kids education, healthcare,,,,,,,,  MichiganVote   Aug-18-08 07:13 PM   #9 
     - I know - see my first reply. nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Aug-18-08 07:14 PM   #11 
  - Adequately fund our core needs here at home first, then I might agree with you a billion is 'petty'.  Purveyor   Aug-18-08 07:09 PM   #6 
  - I wish we hadn't gotten involved with Georgia so much up to now.  JoeIsOneOfUs   Aug-18-08 07:12 PM   #8 
  - Purveyor  Diclotican   Aug-18-08 09:08 PM   #42 
  - We could use that billion here on the Lakota independence movement  AlphaCentauri   Aug-18-08 11:24 PM   #66 
  - the fact is Georgia is yet another farce of a "democracy"  leftchick   Aug-18-08 07:13 PM   #10 
  - Well we aren't looking so great at it these days either...but I agree.  MichiganVote   Aug-18-08 07:16 PM   #13 
  - How do we know which is accurate:  gateley   Aug-18-08 07:53 PM   #25 
  - I believe  leftchick   Aug-18-08 10:33 PM   #55 
  - Those are not mutually exclusive claims.  Nevernose   Aug-19-08 12:21 AM   #70 
  - Non-profits are becoming the CIA arm and gear  AlphaCentauri   Aug-18-08 08:30 PM   #37 
  - great point...  AntiFascist   Aug-18-08 08:30 PM   #38 
  - Really? What "dark side" did you cross over from? Georgia an Ally to Americans?  KoKo01   Aug-18-08 09:12 PM   #46 
  - worse than petty is falsifying history.  Hannah Bell   Aug-19-08 03:35 AM   #74 
  - I am just  babythunder   Aug-19-08 09:35 PM   #84 
  - Are you kidding me? Christ what does an American have to do to use their tax money  MichiganVote   Aug-18-08 07:12 PM   #7 
  - Not one dime to those assholes!  IndianaGreen   Aug-18-08 07:16 PM   #12 
  - Empire or Nation...  stillcool47   Aug-18-08 07:19 PM   #14 
  - I can't get that link to work, and couldn't find it on AFP site. on edit:  JoeIsOneOfUs   Aug-18-08 07:21 PM   #15 
  - Give this a try:  Purveyor   Aug-18-08 07:29 PM   #18 
     - got it eventually, but I'm sure that will help others. Longer version in next reply. nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Aug-18-08 07:31 PM   #20 
  - much longer statement on some other sites:  JoeIsOneOfUs   Aug-18-08 07:26 PM   #17 
  - I love Joe, but I'd like to see this equaled with money for NO, etc  maddezmom   Aug-18-08 07:31 PM   #19 
  - I'd like to see other commitments, and changes in Georgia's behavior  JoeIsOneOfUs   Aug-18-08 07:32 PM   #21 
  - So...  nebenaube   Aug-18-08 07:59 PM   #26 
  - I'm very curious exactly what he saw over there, because he statements before going  JoeIsOneOfUs   Aug-18-08 07:36 PM   #22 
  - wow-nice to see the hatred on here  dwickham   Aug-18-08 07:42 PM   #23 
  - it is a CIA puppet regime  nebenaube   Aug-18-08 08:00 PM   #27 
  - "Support democracies around the world", "Importance of...  Deny and Shred   Aug-18-08 08:07 PM   #29 
  - it's all that 'freedom'..  stillcool47   Aug-18-08 08:12 PM   #30 
  - I thought Baku was the Capitol of Azerbaijan, not part of Turkmenistan  Deny and Shred   Aug-18-08 08:19 PM   #33 
     - I only know it as a pipeline..  stillcool47   Aug-18-08 08:25 PM   #35 
  - You're the short sighted one  martymar64   Aug-18-08 08:13 PM   #32 
  - you're comparing me to Hitler?  dwickham   Aug-18-08 11:28 PM   #67 
  - "short-sighted" we almost made Kuwait a democracy  AlphaCentauri   Aug-18-08 08:37 PM   #40 
  - Pray tell what Georgia has done for "US?"  KoKo01   Aug-18-08 09:11 PM   #44 
  - You didn't notice?  autorank   Aug-18-08 09:41 PM   #52 
  - Short-sighted? How about tired?  DeltaLitProf   Aug-18-08 09:23 PM   #48 
  - They're not a democracy  autorank   Aug-18-08 09:34 PM   #50 
  - Get real.  DiktatrW   Aug-18-08 10:29 PM   #54 
  - Not the point  THale2   Aug-18-08 10:46 PM   #57 
  - US citizens don't get to define the term "democracy"  eridani   Aug-19-08 01:07 AM   #72 
  - we don't have allies, we have partners in crime or lackeys.  Hannah Bell   Aug-19-08 03:39 AM   #75 
  - How about an emergency billion for our schools.  olddad56   Aug-18-08 07:47 PM   #24 
  - You've got to be kidding. We only borrow money from China for other countries.  Skwmom   Aug-18-08 11:13 PM   #63 
  - Fuck no, Joe!  martymar64   Aug-18-08 08:02 PM   #28 
  - I agree  liberal1973   Aug-18-08 09:11 PM   #45 
  - Great, another billion poured down a rathole.  grytpype   Aug-18-08 08:12 PM   #31 
  - NO NO NO MONEY, absolutely not. The twilight zone foreign policy continues folks.  Jefferson23   Aug-18-08 08:23 PM   #34 
  - sure.... one billion. Right after Bush and His Friends Pay off the Debt  fascisthunter   Aug-18-08 08:29 PM   #36 
  - Another Democratic Plan B  AlphaCentauri   Aug-18-08 08:34 PM   #39 
  - Just like the bank bailouts.  Mika   Aug-18-08 09:08 PM   #41 
  - How about little Ossetia which got attacked by Georgia first. I notice  MasonJar   Aug-18-08 09:10 PM   #43 
  - Unfortunately, most Congressmen  DeltaLitProf   Aug-18-08 09:18 PM   #47 
  - Utter, total and complete bull shit.  autorank   Aug-18-08 09:26 PM   #49 
  - Chairman Of The FOREIGN RELATIONS Committee  KingOfLostSouls   Aug-18-08 10:18 PM   #53 
  - interesting choice of words  whirlygigspin   Aug-18-08 10:48 PM   #58 
  - Nah, reading too much into it  KingOfLostSouls   Aug-18-08 10:51 PM   #59 
  - When Congress reconvenes, this (Bushco) administration will still be in  gateley   Aug-18-08 11:17 PM   #64 
     - good point  whirlygigspin   Aug-19-08 02:20 AM   #73 
  - And with all that foreign relations expertise the idiot still voted for the biggest debacle in U.S.  Skwmom   Aug-18-08 11:19 PM   #65 
  - do they have oil there? is that why we're helping there instead of so many other places? n/t  Scout   Aug-18-08 10:52 PM   #60 
  - So we'll be borrowing more money from China.  Skwmom   Aug-18-08 11:10 PM   #62 
  - Oil, gas revenues lost....assuming this pipeline is caput.  Dover   Aug-18-08 11:35 PM   #68 
  - Let me get some of that f'n anger!! Why does Joe Biden have to  Tutonic   Aug-18-08 11:58 PM   #69 
  - When you notice the US happens to be insolvent...  notesdev   Aug-19-08 01:04 AM   #71 
  - NO! n/t  MrsBrady   Aug-19-08 06:06 AM   #76 
  - Bullshit  newfie11   Aug-19-08 06:56 AM   #77 
  - I wish the U.S. could get $1 billion in aid. Maybe Bernie Sanders  Vinca   Aug-19-08 07:01 AM   #78 
  - Biden gives them 1 billion for being idiots  lovuian   Aug-19-08 10:41 AM   #79 
  - Since there seems to be very little destruction in Georgia proper  reorg   Aug-19-08 11:00 AM   #80 
  - Why don't they just take 1 Billion from Isreal's funds...  snooper2   Aug-19-08 11:13 AM   #81 
  - What does South Ossetia get? n/t  bitchkitty   Aug-19-08 01:58 PM   #82 
 

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