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Oil-for-Food Scandal Draws Scrutiny to U.N.
Fox ^ | Sunday, September 19, 2004 | By David Asman

Posted on 09/19/2004 6:53:22 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary

NEW YORK — It began as a U.N. humanitarian aid program called "Oil-for-Food," but it ended up with Saddam Hussein pocketing billions to become the biggest graft-generating machine ever and enriching some of America's most forceful opponents at the United Nations. Plus, some evidence suggests that some of the money ended up in the hands of potential terrorists who are opposed to the United States. The roots of the scandal date back to 1991, when a U.N.-backed and U.S.-led coalition expelled Saddam from Kuwait following his hostile takeover of the neighboring country. Although Saddam lost the war, he walked away with one important victory -- he got to stay in power in Iraq.[Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about the U.N. Oil-for-Food program.]

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1 posted on 09/19/2004 6:53:22 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: Nathan Zachary

Rather and UN in one month.

It's a Good Month for Freedom.


2 posted on 09/19/2004 6:54:58 AM PDT by bannie (Jamma Nana!)
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To: Nathan Zachary

Don't expect much "scrutiny" from the Alphabet News. It might work against against their boy, Lieutenant Kerry.


3 posted on 09/19/2004 6:56:17 AM PDT by cookcounty (Kerry: He began by trashing the VN Vets. He ends by trashing the NG. Such class is rarely seen.)
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To: Nathan Zachary
A U.S. Grand Jury needs to investigate! Isn't the U.N. based in New York? Isn't it supported by U.S. tax dollars? Isn't it a crime to divert funds?

Where's New York's attorney general when we need him?
4 posted on 09/19/2004 6:58:07 AM PDT by The Great Yazoo (Hey! Hey! J-eFing-K! How many Vets did you Diss today?)
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To: Nathan Zachary
Never forget that great (ugh) democrat who helped start the United Nations and helped FDR at Yalta put 100 million east Europeans under the thumb of Stalin.

Alger Hiss is this slimes name.
5 posted on 09/19/2004 6:58:43 AM PDT by HuntsvilleTxVeteran (Rather calls Saddam "Mister President" and calls President Bush "bush")
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To: cookcounty

I have yet to see this story anywhere besides Fox News.


6 posted on 09/19/2004 7:03:51 AM PDT by AQGeiger (Have you hugged your soldier today?)
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To: Nathan Zachary
The roots of the scandal date back to 1991, when a U.N.-backed and U.S.-led coalition expelled Saddam from Kuwait following his hostile takeover of the neighboring country.

Yeah, and the "roots of U.N. anti-Americanism" date back almost the entire 60 years it's been around...

7 posted on 09/19/2004 7:05:10 AM PDT by Fruitbat
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To: Nathan Zachary

FULL REPORT TONIGHT AT 9 P.M. (Eastern) - Fox News Channel!


8 posted on 09/19/2004 7:06:07 AM PDT by Ed_in_NJ ((considering upgrading to pajamas))
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To: HuntsvilleTxVeteran

Are you talking about the Rockerfellas, and the new world order plan? LoL They are the major sponsers of the UN crap, as are all these left wing Loony NGO's that want to have the UN rule the USA.

I don't expect to see MSM cover much of the scandal, it would expose Kerry's French friends and make Kerry look bad for wanting a coalition of crimminals. The Left will never admit that Iraq WAS all about oil,... for France Germany and Russia, which is why they didn't want Bush to stop their gravey train.

Regardless, the story will come out, so we have to keep on the lookout for the news from other sources, like Iraq.
They sure want to expose those involved.


9 posted on 09/19/2004 7:12:14 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: Nathan Zachary

The top scum, Kofi Annan, will not be held accountable because he was put there by his dictator/terrorist friends that make up most of the UN. It's just a filthy crime syndicate, why in the hell do we even think that staying in this corrupt body is even a consideration?


10 posted on 09/19/2004 7:16:43 AM PDT by Brett66 (http://www.scifiartposters.com)
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To: Fruitbat
This is a long read, but it should be read for all those who are interested in the UN history of complete corruption, and the world government agenda that they are still hell bent on achieving. Would it suprize you that the UN has created a "new religion" for the world, and they want to do away with christianity, jewdism, etc? http://www.sovereignty.net/p/sd/strong.html http://www.meta-religion.com/Secret_societies/New_World_Order/earth_charter.htm Here's a little clip from the second link: Quotes from the UN's temple fanatic

The Earth Charter stresses that “man is his own savior”. By saving "mother earth" we will once again return to an idealic “Garden of Eden”. But instead of worshipping the Creator, the New Age Aquarian conspirators wish to plunge us headlong into a creation-worship new world religion. "Little by little a planetary prayer book is thus being composed by an increasingly united humanity seeking its oneness," Robert Muller preaches. "Once again, but this time on a universal scale, humankind is seeking no less than its reunion with the 'divine,' its transcendence into higher forms of life. Hindus call our earth Brahma, or God, for they rightly [?] see no difference between our earth and the divine. This ancient simple truth is slowly dawning again upon humanity, as we are about to enter our cosmic age and become what we were always meant to be: the planet of God."


11 posted on 09/19/2004 7:24:53 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: Brett66
why in the hell do we even think that staying in this corrupt body is even a consideration?

Bush Snr. Knew what the UN was up to (not this oil thing, the New world NGO scam) so he wouldn't sign key things, and used the veto. Clinton, being the fool he is, signed treaties, Bush Jr. won't. But you can bet your life Kerry will. That's why it's so important to Keep Kerry, and the democrats out. The UN MUST crumble. But the loons onthe left, not having a clue whats going on in the UN, want to support it. All these NGO's (non government organizations) actually control alot of the various UN offices. Scary stuff. You wouldn't be able to cut down a tree in your back yard if they ever got their way.

12 posted on 09/19/2004 7:33:51 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: Nathan Zachary

oops, I didn't get the links:
http://www.sovereignty.net/p/sd/strong.html

http://www.meta-religion.com/Secret_societies/Conspiracies/NWO/earth_charter.htm

That above was just a clip about the UN's new world religion section

You should read both those links. There is tons TONS of UN corruption nonody talks about.
These articles name all the players


13 posted on 09/19/2004 7:38:21 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: The Great Yazoo

"Where's New York's attorney general when we need him?"

Prosecuting smokers and fining bar and restaurant owners.


14 posted on 09/19/2004 7:40:44 AM PDT by 7.62 x 51mm ( Veni Vidi Vino Visa "I came, I saw, I drank wine, I shopped")
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To: 7.62 x 51mm

It's interesting to note that CBS is on the list of contributers to the UN's Religious cult centre, 'Cathedral of Saint John the Divine', which isn't a christian church anymore, but the main centre of "The New World Religion".
The New American Insider Report, by Gary Kah, says they even have a "a female Christ on the cross, complete with shapely hips and full breasts."

This UN religion sees God (earth) as a woman, "Mother earth".or "Gaia".

In 1992 Maurice Strong was the Secretary General of the historic United Nations (UNCED) Earth conference in Rio. This gathering featured an international cast of powerful figures (NGO leaders) in the environmental movement, government, business, and entertainment. Maurice Strong's wife Hannah was involved in the NGO (Non-Government Organizations) alternative meeting at the Summit called Global Forum '92. The 'Dalai Lama' opened the meeting and, according to author Gary Kah, to ensure the success of the forum, Hannah Strong held a three-week vigil with 'Wisdom keepers', a group of "global transformationists."(Left-wing loonies) Throughout the round-the-clock, sacred fire, drumbeat, and meditation, the group helped hold the "energy pattern" for the duration of the summit.

No wonder these lefties are trying to get rid of Christianity so bad, they want to establish their cult! LoL


15 posted on 09/19/2004 7:56:05 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: Nathan Zachary

I think their *cult* is already well-established around the world; they're just trying to stamp out Christianity, Judaism etc, and spread it to all corners of the earth.


16 posted on 09/19/2004 8:01:56 AM PDT by 7.62 x 51mm ( Veni Vidi Vino Visa "I came, I saw, I drank wine, I shopped")
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To: AQGeiger
Actually, I'd like to see this story on Fox News. It was heavily promoted for last Sunday, and without warning was yanked in favor of breathless hurricane coverage from Rita. Groan. Praying for good weather tonight!
17 posted on 09/19/2004 8:09:48 AM PDT by MizSterious (First, the journalists, THEN the lawyers.)
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To: 7.62 x 51mm

Yep. And Maurice is in a good position to do it too. he might be the next UN secretery general, he practicly is already. Plus, He's the guy that made paul Martin the man he is today. And guess where Maurice sits? in the office right next to paul martins.

This guy made the UN what it is today, he's a real life Dr. evil Read his bio on the first link I posted. This guy gets george Soros to shine his shoes. This guy NEVER steps into the light either, he works behind the scenes.
He also owns all the land sitting on to of the USA largest water Aqufier.
Every American should know who this guy is, cause he's not finnished yet. He's been working for 40 years on his Dr. evil scheme.


18 posted on 09/19/2004 8:14:36 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: 7.62 x 51mm

This guy has just about every country signed on to this "peoples Earth Charter" Only George Bush and Putin are holding him up. I wouldn't doubt that every country speaking up wanting to get Bush out doesn't get a little moral support from him. This is about USA soverenty, removing vetos in the Un, making every country answer to the world court.
It's also the perfect plateform for a world caliphate. It's no wonder why the UN is full of muslims.


19 posted on 09/19/2004 8:21:16 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: MizSterious

it looks like it's ging to be a good doccumentry series. Fox is taking over CBS's market.


20 posted on 09/19/2004 8:23:04 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: Nathan Zachary

Reading the Strong biography reminds me of why all the leading socialists, are some of the biggest capitalists. And just like a good socialist, once they reap the fruits of capitalism, they want to change the rules of the game. It is a fallacy that these rich and powerful people give a rats ass about the little people. For all their talk of caring and compassion, it is pure greed that dictates their socialist leanings.

The fact is, once they've achieved the status that makes their lives comfortable, they don't want anyone else who can challenge that status. Socialism plays right into that idealism, as it inherently limits competition and protects the status-quo. These people are socialist because it is a system that protects their wealth and power from the challenge of others.


21 posted on 09/19/2004 9:02:45 AM PDT by cwb (John Kerry: Still attacking Vietnam Vets after 35 years.)
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To: Nathan Zachary

btt


22 posted on 09/19/2004 1:46:54 PM PDT by GailA ( hanoi john, I'm for the death penalty for terrorist, before I impose a moratorium on it.)
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To: 7.62 x 51mm
And threatening to indict utilities operating wholly outside the state of New York on junk science claims. That pendulum swings both ways, some future out-of-work utility workers might convince some district attorney that their particular state has been injured by Spitzer's prosecutions.
23 posted on 09/19/2004 3:38:08 PM PDT by The Great Yazoo (Hey! Hey! J-eFing-K! How many Vets did you Diss today?)
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