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To: Remember_Salamis
Click here: PETRODOLLAR & IRAN & IRAQ: LINK and scroll down to the heading "THE PETRODOLLAR BACKGROUND" but the whole thing is a good read. Some of you may agree, others disagree strongly. Fine. But as Buchannan warned some time ago the consequences of being in the middle east (but why must we be there, maybe it's a good reason, but why), and debate now whether they hate us for being there (again why are we there), or because of freedom and jazz music (Michael Savage had interesting things to say about this a while back), there are other possibilities besides those red herrings that could be looked at and I think the author of that article is looking at a likely one.
207 posted on 05/16/2007 10:22:16 AM PDT by Jason_b
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To: Jason_b

Actually, Ron Paul is a big believer in the Petrodollar and “Dollar Hegemony” theory.


209 posted on 05/16/2007 10:30:31 AM PDT by Remember_Salamis (A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one!)
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