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Submitted by Don (Peru), Jan 28, 2009 at 15:59

And why we NEED to drill off our own shores, go into Alaska full bore, and develop alternative feuls. Without our business or the business of the the major Western nations, Saudi Arabia becomes impotent and has no leverage over us and a lot less money to develop their Wahabi ideology across the Western world in the mosques they are building they are building by the thousands in the West and the Islamic organizations they are funding. Islamization in the West, particularly Europe right now, but eventually more aggressively in North America, if not stopped (that´s too big of a wish), can be at least slowed and checked somewhat.

We´ll continue to support Israel, as we should and need to, despite Obama´s softer stance with Hamas, Hezbollah, Iran, and Syria. I think he´s smart enough to know when push comes to shove Israel HAS to be supported fully. If he doesn´t, I don´t think he can be elected to a 2nd term. Likewise, I think if he is TOO soft with terrorists and terror supporting countries, he cannot win a 2nd term.

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