I'm an engineer - virtualy every hour I'm awake I think wishfully. How do you prefer to think?
The economics of terror are worthy of inspection. Considering the reality that Islamic fascism and pan-Arab nationalism are the cohesive forces trying to drive all but the Wests cash out of the Middle East - we should be considering alternatives. Its undeniable that energy economics are the primary reason the West is interested in the Middle East. Supporting universal liberty and the rule of law across the region are the only plausible plans to eliminate the threat ME terror threat. The Bush Administration has it right. The status quo cannot continue. The incredible wealth transfer from the West to Middle Eastern leaders ill equipped with the requisit fiscal responsibility has to stop. New leaders there will have to start recycling petro-dollars in progressive instead of regressive ways. The American public especially our teachers and professors are an important part of the story. They are the ones who harbor the capacity to understand and articulate what is happening, so that this and future US administrations have the latitude to do what must be done.
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Haven't you heard of the humungeous oil sands in Canada that's larger than Saudi Arabia's reserves?
Haven't you heard the news of Cheveron's discovery on the Gulf of Mexico that is equal to half the current US reserves (which don't even include the off shore sites that GANG-GREEN won't let us drill, or ANWR either?
You are just hyping, marketing and drilling FR!!!