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Submitted by JustMe (United States), Mar 8, 2006 at 12:50

How much oil do we get from Iran? Zero. Here's a chart. They would ruin their own economy if they stopped production.

http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/cabs/topworldtables1_2.html

Iran's threats mean nothing to us. When Iraq lost oil production, the world didn't fold. Our concern is that we should not let Iran--who abuses it's neighbors and doesn't know the meaning of human rights--obtain a nuclear weapon. They would have no problem wiping Isreal off the face of the earth because that's what they have stated should be done. I guess the U.S. will just have to be the big 'bully' again and keep that from happening. In fact, I hope Iraq becomes so stable that they are able to have nuclear weapons. That would keep their neighbors on their best behavior.
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