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alcuno Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-31-04 06:54 PM
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6. Oil infrastructure.
I probably could find sources for you, but my theory a year and a half ago always had to do with the infrastructure. Who was going to own and operate the pipelines, refineries, and ports. Think about the bonanza for corporations who support the president to have US tax payers funding the upgrades to facilities and then these same corporations get to operate them.

Back in September, I was listening to a story on NPR about L. Paul Bremer signing something that said that there would no longer be any government-owned companies in Iraq; that these companies would be sold and could be owned 100% by foreign entities. They interviewed the manager of an OIL REFINERY that was on the block. Now, who has enough money to buy these Iraqi businesses. Iraqis? I don't think so.

I'm not sure where that "mandate" from the US viceroy has gone, but if you just follow logic, it seems to me that the oil is all about control. Our tax dollars at work.
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