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L. Coyote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-26-07 08:29 AM
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42. USG can open the spigot, from the National Reserves.
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  -Greg Palast Pissed Me Off! blogslut  May-25-07 10:41 AM   #0 
  - turning it off.  seemslikeadream   May-25-07 10:43 AM   #1 
  - Yep. Read his book, "Armed Madhouse."  ocelot   May-25-07 10:45 AM   #2 
  - Unintended consequence  wtmusic   May-25-07 10:48 AM   #3 
  - At the risk of being  SheilaT   May-25-07 10:49 AM   #4 
  - sigh  blogslut   May-25-07 10:51 AM   #8 
     - Having to reread something doesn't always mean the reader is dense.  DemItAllAnyway   May-25-07 11:05 AM   #14 
     - Thank you.  SheilaT   May-25-07 11:10 AM   #16 
        - To be more accurate, Mr. Palast didn't upset me. What he said upset me.  blogslut   May-25-07 11:14 AM   #18 
           - Honestly, it was unclear to me too. This idea is not new to me  WiseButAngrySara   May-25-07 12:30 PM   #29 
           - Sometimes I'm slow on the uptake.  SheilaT   May-25-07 12:56 PM   #34 
     - Okay I read it twice  proud2Blib   May-26-07 08:52 AM   #46 
  - It's about control of oil.  mmonk   May-25-07 10:49 AM   #5 
  - Let me understand what you are saying.  Dhalgren   May-25-07 10:50 AM   #6 
  - That's why the OPEC members hated Saddam. He had the power to dump a ton of oil on the market  Nickster   May-25-07 10:51 AM   #7 
  - from today's WSJ: OPEC won't open the spigots to help with gas prices  sabra   May-25-07 10:52 AM   #9 
  - USG can open the spigot, from the National Reserves.  L. Coyote   May-26-07 08:29 AM   #42 
  - Yes and no  Warpy   May-25-07 10:52 AM   #10 
  - Good post. nt  glitch   May-25-07 11:04 AM   #13 
  - Agree. It's like when Jughead managed to amass all the money in the world...  DemItAllAnyway   May-25-07 11:09 AM   #15 
  - that's funny.......  tulsakatz   May-25-07 12:25 PM   #28 
  - Then there's the matter of Dick's profits from corollary spending...  elehhhhna   May-25-07 10:52 AM   #11 
  - Or, in his case, coronary spending.  Clark2008   May-25-07 08:17 PM   #40 
  - There is the Saudi connection  wakeme2008   May-25-07 11:03 AM   #12 
  - Here's the story of the war as Palast's book tells it:  BrainGlutton   May-25-07 11:13 AM   #17 
  - Nice, it kinda hangs together.  hootinholler   May-25-07 12:25 PM   #27 
  - Interesting.. Thanks for the long snip about this. n/t  KoKo01   May-25-07 12:33 PM   #30 
  - damn BrainGlutton! you don't post much but when you do...!  orleans   May-25-07 02:09 PM   #35 
  - Iraqis are pawns in a war designed to level the global economic playing field.  Gregorian   May-25-07 11:19 AM   #19 
  - yes indeedy  librechik   May-25-07 11:30 AM   #20 
  - Greg Palast has pissed me off several times  magellan   May-25-07 11:30 AM   #21 
  - So very true  blogslut   May-25-07 12:00 PM   #22 
     - Yes!  magellan   May-25-07 12:17 PM   #25 
     - yeppers  blogslut   May-25-07 12:21 PM   #26 
     - Netflix Users can get "Orwell Rolls" and as you say's an excellent  KoKo01   May-25-07 12:36 PM   #31 
        - I forgot about teh Netflix  blogslut   May-25-07 12:56 PM   #32 
  - So, let me get this straight  DiverDave   May-25-07 12:07 PM   #23 
  - It's a mystery!  blogslut   May-25-07 12:14 PM   #24 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   May-25-07 12:56 PM   #33 
  - it was about *control* of the oil, one way or the other. nt  HardRocker05   May-25-07 03:44 PM   #36 
  - Yes - it's not about the oil - it's about controlling the oil...n/t  ms liberty   May-25-07 07:42 PM   #37 
  - cannot help myself.. must pick a nit  SoCalDem   May-25-07 07:58 PM   #38 
  - It's cool  blogslut   May-25-07 08:06 PM   #39 
  - AND, Palast does not tell you the WHOLE STORY in this video, just his part in it.  L. Coyote   May-26-07 08:27 AM   #41 
  - I've been saying that for quite sometime and in fact posted about it  OmmmSweetOmmm   May-26-07 08:31 AM   #43 
  - It's true. And on top of that, haliburton, kbr, bectel and others  dkofos   May-26-07 08:39 AM   #44 
  - Don't Forget who the world's largest arms dealer is, YOU and ME, the USG!  L. Coyote   May-26-07 08:50 AM   #45 
  - That's one theory to explain the logic-free shenanigans called Bush's behavior  Bucky   May-26-07 09:17 AM   #47 
  - Palast's analysis echoes my own, as the real danger of Saddam was not merely  nealmhughes   May-26-07 09:55 AM   #48 
  - Thank you for the link to this video. It was incredible! As to RFK Jr. ... he has to go for  OmmmSweetOmmm   May-26-07 11:01 PM   #49 
  - surprise  Solly Mack   May-26-07 11:15 PM   #50 
  - No matter how you slice it, the answer is always the same: STOP USING GAS.  impeachdubya   May-26-07 11:20 PM   #51 

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