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Reader comment on item: Nike and 9/11
in response to reader comment: comment to Reply to Gary who replies to Ahmed Safire to Nike & 9/11 !!

Submitted by D Williams (United States), Oct 21, 2006 at 00:16

Again, again I see people talk about the politicians and how bad they are. But more often than not these people who complain are part of the problem. They demand cheap fuels, low prices on food, inexpensive heat, and low costs on many other goods that are shipped on average 1500 miles from production to store front distribution. Then comes the coup de gras, they don't want to drill in new areas, they don't want more refineries, and they no longer want to buy any oil from overseas.

It seems more and more the childish wishes and dreams of ignorant Americans finds its way into public ballots. The real in depth circumstances of global energy policies are too tedious to be considered or observed. That being said The Saudis play their own games that serve their own purposes. Go figure the Saudis are trying to turn a diminishing and unreplenishable fuel supply into a strategic position. It is their responsibility to do so.

Consider that as the US uses more fuels from out of the country two things are achieved. One, we conserve our own oils for strategic and domestic use. Secondly, the US use of foreign oils prevents other nations from using those oils.

Great manipulation takes place to prevent a shift of those resources to enemy nations, such as China or North Korea. I would suggest that before additional commentary people look at this situation without the usual suspects of suspicion placed upon our own members of government.


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