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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 06.08.07 | 02:28 (IDT)

    The loud announcements of the Bush Junta and it's supporters that 100% of the cost of the Iraq war and reconstruction would be paid for by Iraqi oil revenues has turned out to be 100% wrong. But they don't care, they have been stealing the Social Security Trust Fund to pay for the war and their personal and family profits, and that is all that matters for them. This was a war started for political and pecuniary gain and it has been astoundingly successful if viewed from that position. "Oil was never the reason for the war." - Jane Twaddle. Iraq was to be an unsinkable aircraft carrier with it's own fuel supply from which the US would dominate the region. "Our relationship with the gulf states is another matter and we pay dearly for that oil in ways too numerous to list here . . . " - Jane Not all Americans pay, some profit. Halliburton, it's stock holders, the big oil companies and the Bush family have all prospered. The Iraq war has only harmed America, not all Americans.

    from the article: The mysteries of American logic
    First published 00:00 05.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 05.08.07
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