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(Former Prime Minister Jean) Chretien tells TV host he believes U.S. invasion of Iraq was for oil
The Calgary Sun ^ | Mon, November 26, 2007 | THE CANADIAN PRESS

Posted on 11/26/2007 12:29:27 PM PST by fanfan

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To: Shermy
His son-in-law was my first thought too.

Steyn did a column almost two years ago, pointing out some of the connections of number of recent Canadian PMs to Desmarais, familial and otherwise.

That column was the first time I saw the name "Sarkozy", too, since he made a trip to kiss the ring, er, consult with Desmarais, Total being the being the big oil company in France (the country, not Chretien's daughter).

I think Steyn said Sarkozy was "most likely" the next President of France.

51 posted on 11/26/2007 1:09:06 PM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: fanfan
Look we are good capitalist... we want to get what we need at the easy cheapest and best price...

If it was all about Oil the easy cheapest and best way(price) to get that oil was to accommodate and deal with Saddam and look the other way and or bury you head in the sand ....

The war was not about oil .. the the so called "anti-war" was

52 posted on 11/26/2007 1:17:20 PM PST by tophat9000 (You need to have standards to fail and be a hypocrite, Dem's therefor are never hypocrites)
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To: tophat9000

You are right.

Now go explain it to a liberal.

;-)


53 posted on 11/26/2007 1:19:06 PM PST by fanfan ("We don't start fights my friends, but we finish them, and never leave until our work is done."PMSH)
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To: SolidWood; fanfan; KarlInOhio

Would we have to feign an interest in hockey? Gotta draw the line somewhere...


54 posted on 11/26/2007 1:26:07 PM PST by philled ("CNBC?...You might as well be doing ham radio at that point."-- Dennis Miller)
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To: fanfan
Kuwait for oil!

Iraq for oil!

Next, we want Iranian oil!

After that we want Venezuela oil!

55 posted on 11/26/2007 1:33:22 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: philled; SolidWood; KarlInOhio
Would we have to feign an interest in hockey? Gotta draw the line somewhere...

No.

I don't.

56 posted on 11/26/2007 1:35:11 PM PST by fanfan ("We don't start fights my friends, but we finish them, and never leave until our work is done."PMSH)
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To: Unam Sanctam

It makes sense if the Canadians have stupid people like the USA with it’s Democrats. They will believe anything that hurts our country.


57 posted on 11/26/2007 1:59:15 PM PST by ANGGAPO (LayteGulfBeachClub)
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To: fanfan
"Jean Chretien believes the United States invaded Iraq for oil."

Poor ole Chretien, he is not only ugly as sin he is also dumb as a box of rocks.

58 posted on 11/26/2007 2:07:07 PM PST by Darlin' (oh.... phooey.... lost my tagline.... again)
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To: ANGGAPO
Canadians have stupid people like the USA with it’s Democrats.

Thank you Anggapo.

That's the unfortunate truth of the matter.

59 posted on 11/26/2007 2:20:42 PM PST by fanfan ("We don't start fights my friends, but we finish them, and never leave until our work is done."PMSH)
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To: fanfan

Liberals who hate the US (and the West) more than they hate the terrorists all pitch the same BS—we invaded for oil. Well...where IS the oil? If we were there for oil, why have we removed a dictator from power, kicked al-Q’s a$$, and taken NO oil whatsoever from Iraq and not had a signifcant drop in gas prices? Answer: Because we’re not their for oil, you morons!


60 posted on 11/26/2007 2:38:57 PM PST by G8 Diplomat (Creatures are divided into 6 kingdoms: Animalia, Plantae, Fungi, Monera, Protista, & Saudi Arabia)
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...oh yeah, if Iraq and the Middle East didn’t happen to be right above enormous oil reserves, these people wouldn’t have any excuse like this to make. Their treason would be exposed even quicker.

I swear, the “we invaded Iraq for oil” bullcrap is one of my biggest pet peeves.


61 posted on 11/26/2007 2:40:43 PM PST by G8 Diplomat (Creatures are divided into 6 kingdoms: Animalia, Plantae, Fungi, Monera, Protista, & Saudi Arabia)
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So tell me...is Chretien French for cretin?


62 posted on 11/26/2007 2:43:17 PM PST by G8 Diplomat (Creatures are divided into 6 kingdoms: Animalia, Plantae, Fungi, Monera, Protista, & Saudi Arabia)
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To: fanfan
Hey moron the US has spent enough on Iraq to have purchased enough oil for the next 25 years.

Now I will list all the times Jean Chretien has been right about something followed by all the times he has told the truth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

63 posted on 11/26/2007 2:53:43 PM PST by free_life (Pro God is Pro life ~ ~ The Democrats are phony Americans.)
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To: fanfan
Chretien Cretin tells TV host he believes U.S. invasion of Iraq was for oil

There, fixed it. If it was all about oil, how come we're not getting any significant amount from Iraq?

64 posted on 11/26/2007 3:44:30 PM PST by 3niner (War is one game where the home team always loses.)
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To: G8 Diplomat

‘Chretien’ is Canadian for ‘Scum Bucket’.

;-)


65 posted on 11/26/2007 4:10:06 PM PST by fanfan ("We don't start fights my friends, but we finish them, and never leave until our work is done."PMSH)
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To: G8 Diplomat
taken NO oil whatsoever from Iraq

Also interesting that the US military brings at least some of its own fuel from home.

66 posted on 11/26/2007 4:13:57 PM PST by RightWhale (anti-razors are pro-life)
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To: RightWhale

Not only that but we spent a fortune liberating that country!


67 posted on 11/26/2007 4:15:24 PM PST by BunnySlippers (Buy a Mac ...)
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To: fanfan
Das fur sur, me, I tink dat hall de hoil in China eeze en Iraq, and de OO Ssssszzz Hay want hit all, toutes d huilles du monde.

Nous sommes des communistes, des socialistes, de Pierre Trudeau. J' aime Chavez , vive le Arjentina Libre! Vive le Quebec libre, Vive le Canada Libre!

I wish this idiot would just stuff a sock in his mouth and go the way of the moon bats into the Great White North nude , there to be slowly killed by blackflies and mosquitos.

I LOATH French Canadian Liberal Commies like Chretien. They make my skin crawl. They almost destroyed Canada.

68 posted on 11/26/2007 6:50:12 PM PST by Candor7 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Baghdad_(1258))
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To: Candor7

“They almost destroyed Canada.”
*Yes, they almost did....thank goodness for Prime Minister Harper. He came along just when we needed him most.


69 posted on 11/27/2007 4:24:39 AM PST by exg
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To: fanfan

some qoutes from Jean Cretien when he was prime minister—
*”I don’t know. A proof is a proof. What kind of a proof? It’s a proof. A proof is a proof, and when you have a good proof, it’s because it’s proven.”

*”Perhaps there were a few million dollars that might have been stolen in the process. But how many millions of dollars have we saved because we have re-established the stability of Canada by keeping it a united country?”
*”Well, that is free trade!”
In response to a question about cross-border drug trade, in a news conference in front of Bill Clinton, having misheard a question about “drugs”.
*”It’s like the story of the Hippo and the Zerba. That Hippo, he paint the stripe on him to look like the Zerba. But at the end of that day he still a Hippo.”
In response to the Canadian Alliance, and Progressive Conservatives creating one party.
*”I don’t know what is marijuana. Perhaps I will try it when it will no longer be criminal. I will have my money for my fine and a joint in the other hand,”
*”For me, pepper, I put it on my plate.”
about pepper spray against APEC protestors
*”To have a referendum to decide on the fate of the minority, it’s a problem. It’s why we have constitutions – to protect the rights of the minority. It’s why we have the Charter of Rights. So if it is always the majority vote by referendum, who will defend the minorities?”
*”I don’t know. What happened? If you don’t know, The cameras were there. Some people came in my way, it might have been... I had to go, so if you are in my way, I am walking. So I don’t know what happened. Something happened to somebody who should not have been there.”
When asked for his explanation as to why he grabbed the demonstrator’s neck.
*When you’re a mayor and you have a problem you blame the provincial government. If you are provincial government and you have a problem you blame the federal government. We don’t blame the Queen any more, so once in a while we might blame the Americans.


70 posted on 11/27/2007 4:41:41 AM PST by exg
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To: Candor7; exg

Thanks for my morning laugh, folks.


71 posted on 11/27/2007 6:05:36 AM PST by fanfan ("We don't start fights my friends, but we finish them, and never leave until our work is done."PMSH)
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To: fanfan
Pas de quoi.

Me I saut on dat road, I zee Chretien,

I tear hoff ma coat, and tro hit on bot side a da road!

Me, I zay, " Chretien you fokker, I fok you up a bientot!

Dat p'tit fokker, he run away like ze dogue with fire hon 'is hass!

Das me, Pepe le feu! Chretien, he Pisette de foo!

Das what hi zay, me!

72 posted on 11/27/2007 4:59:06 PM PST by Candor7 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Baghdad_(1258))
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