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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 15.04.10 | 02:40 (IDT)

    "Certainly, one way to begin would be to reverse the practice under which the U.S. government has awarded at least $107 billion over the past decade in federal contracts to companies investing in or doing business in Iran." This is a good idea. But it is also political dynamite. This will cut Dick Cheney's pension from Haliburton, among other things and probably cut Exxon's profits. The Oil Industry will squeal like stuck pigs. But since they don't pay taxes anyway, go for it.

    from the article: U.S. Congress urges Obama to impose 'crippling sanctions' on Iran
    First published 19:35 14.04.10 | Last updated 08:29 15.04.10
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