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customerserviceguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-10-10 10:02 PM
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2. Saddam would have always sold Iraqi oil
I figure the war was Junior and Darth's revenge against Iraq for the plot to try to kill Bush the Elder when he went to Kuwait. Of course, that was for the Gulf War, and I believe that war was pretty much for oil.
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  -The mills of the gods grind slowly . . . we killed for oil and we may be killed by oil Phoebe Loosinhouse  Jun-10-10 08:30 PM   #0 
  - .... damn. n/t  HysteryDiagnosis   Jun-10-10 08:37 PM   #1 
  - Saddam would have always sold Iraqi oil  customerserviceguy   Jun-10-10 10:02 PM   #2 
  - Saddam begged and pleaded and did just about everything he could to avoid invasion.  Raster   Jun-11-10 06:37 AM   #6 
  - sell oil yes, from the Iraqi national oil company  reggie the dog   Jun-11-10 07:05 AM   #7 
     - Bingo!  dgibby   Jun-11-10 07:44 AM   #9 
  - Hmmm..."the universe is unfolding as it should." nt  shirleym   Jun-10-10 10:57 PM   #3 
  - Karma is a bitch...."As ye sow, so shall ye reap."  BrklynLiberal   Jun-11-10 05:48 AM   #4 
  - The Iraq War was, and continues to be, a pre-emptive resource war. The evidence is overwhelming.  Raster   Jun-11-10 06:31 AM   #5 
  - not about resources, about public or private ownership of resources  reggie the dog   Jun-11-10 07:07 AM   #8 
  - Exactly. Control of the resources. The US doesn't so much want Iraqi oil...  Raster   Jun-11-10 07:44 AM   #10 
  - Yes, and unfortunately,  dgibby   Jun-11-10 07:46 AM   #11 
     - move along, nothing to see here.....  reggie the dog   Jun-11-10 09:06 AM   #12 
     - By ending it?!...jus wow  uponit7771   Jun-11-10 12:49 PM   #13 
  - No, *they* killed for oil, and now *they* are killing *us* with oil.  jgraz   Jun-11-10 11:54 PM   #14 
 

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