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Tellurian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 12:34 AM
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Bush's Crusades and the Carlyle Group
Across all fronts, Bush's war deteriorates with stunning rapidity. The death count of American soldiers killed in Iraq will soon top 800, with no end in sight. The members of the handpicked Iraqi Governor Council are being knocked off one after another. Once loyal Shia clerics, like Ayatollah Sistani, are now telling the administration to pull out or face a nationalist insurgency. The trail of culpability for the abuse, torture and murder of Iraqi detainees seems to lead inexorably into the office of Donald Rumsfeld. The war for Iraqi oil has ended up driving the price of crude oil through the roof. Even Kurdish leaders, brutalized by the Ba'athists for decades, are now saying Iraq was a safer place under their nemesis Saddam Hussein. Like Medea whacking her own kids, the US turned on its own creation, Ahmed Chalabi, raiding his Baghdad compound and fingering him as an agent of the ayatollahs of Iran. And on and on it goes.

Still not all of the president's men are in a despairing mood. Amid the wreckage, there remain opportunities for profit and plunder. Halliburton and Bechtel's triumphs in Iraq have been chewed over for months. Less well chronicled is the profiteering of the Carlyle Group, a company with ties that extend directly into the Oval Office itself.

...'the domino theory' come to think of it...is a "good" theory.

http://counterpunch.org/stclair05222004.html



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Tellurian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 12:37 AM
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1. Will Poppy and his cronys be (gasp) unemployed when Bush baby tanks?
sure looks like it to me!
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Th1onein Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 01:07 AM
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4. So what?
They're going to be laughing all the way to the bank. America has been gang raped by Bush and his gang.
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RUMMYisFROSTED Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 12:51 AM
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2. The United Defense theory is not only possible, it's probable.
$cum.
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Tellurian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 01:03 AM
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3. The Bigger they are, The harder they Fall...is also a universally accepted
maxim and is completely compatible with the aphorism "Hang em High."




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