War On Iraq Oil: Mission Accomplished

Thursday, March 01, 2007

If you didn't fall into the Anna Nicole abyss, don't care about American Idol and actually don't want to hand your kids "a bag of shit" then maybe you didn't fall for: ties to 9/11, yellowcake, and WMD's. Nor did the fact that Sadam was an asshole, make you want to load up your American Freedom cannon and blast some idealism Iraq's way while raping and pillaging the cradle of civiliztion. As a person with half a brain you understood the reason we went to war with Iraq was OIL. Yesterday, the new Iraq Oil Law passed and mission was indeed accomplished.

I won't go into great detail however what the law does is open up Iraq oil to major oil companies who will also sit on the Federal Oil and Gas Counsil which will oversee all Iraq oil contracts. With Iraq oil costing around $1 a barrel and selling for over $60 you can bet Exxon will log record profits again next year. How do you expect Iraq to oversee the world's largest oil reserves with so much inner chaos?

This war is unjust and needs to end period. While Exxon and other government contractors continue to record supernatural returns in the market, this government still can't provide for the citizens struck by our forgotten disaster: Katrina. The same government that sends these Americans to murder in the name of capitalism can't even follow the code of ethics for a common gang: take care of your own. Even the mighty empires' soldiers are rising up against insanity and corruption.


Among the countless other lies remember "Iraq oil will pay for the war" well America, it's almost 4 years later, oil prices are up and guess who is paying for the war.


I have asked this question before but it begs asking again, what is the price of our greed?
Is it their lives or ours that matter? What about the people trying to provide for their families?

3 comments:

Jason McMaster said...

For those interested, some more info on the Iraq Oil Law: http://historiae.org/oil-law.asp

jcook said...

The economy is junk. We've been buying chinese crap on credit for too long. Today the stock market had a heart burn relapse.

The only way to restore the Constitution and rehab our credibility is to impeach, but, lo and behold, "it's off the table."

Well, stock up on canned goods, firewood and candles.

jcook said...

The economy is junk. We've been buying chinese crap on credit for too long. Today the stock market had a heart burn relapse.

The only way to restore the Constitution and rehab our credibility is to impeach, but, lo and behold, "it's off the table."

Well, stock up on canned goods, firewood and candles.

 
 
 
 
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