It's Payback Time!

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by skunk, Nov 5, 2005.

  1. skunk macrumors G4

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    http://today.reuters.com/news/newsA...C_0_US-IRAQ-UN-HALLIBURTON.xml&archived=False

    File under "Cold Day in Hell".
     
  2. mactastic macrumors 68040

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    I'm sure all the righties who decried the UN for corruption in the oil-for-food scandal will promptly decry the Bush administration and their corporate lickspittles for this...

    Yeah, I know, we can file that under 'cold day in hell' too.
     
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    Holy ****! We are stealing Iraq's oil.

    It's like all the proof of all the worst case scenarios is pooping out of the gov't -allatonce- now. Anyone else get the feeling that the house of cards is falling?
     
  5. zimv20 macrumors 601

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    it feels like that moment when wile e. coyote looks down and realizes there's no ground beneath him.
     
  6. 3rdpath macrumors 68000

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    I'm wondering how we can pay back a country that we technically own at this point. Does Bush give the money directly to Cheney or is it the other way around? Or maybe Bush and Rummy go double or nothing on a segway race?

    Regardless, $208 million is a drop in the bucket considering the fleecing that's going on. Iraq might as well say "you owe me lunch!".
     
  7. Don't panic macrumors 603

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    At which point we'll probably be sending them ham sandwiches...
     
  8. skunk thread starter macrumors G4

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    You could always let them have the 350,000 MREs the UK sent for the Katrina appeal and which were rejected because they contained British beef. A nice completion of the irony loop.
     
  9. solvs macrumors 603

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    Was it ever not falling?

    Shouldn't Halliburton have to pay this back? Isn't that how it works? They overcharge billions, and we ticket them for a couple of million. No interest. There's a special place in Hell for crooked politicians.
     
  10. srobert macrumors 68020

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    They have gas powered Segways now?
     
  11. zimv20 macrumors 601

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    nah, they've gotten displaced blacks from NOLA to pull them. i hear they're a lot better off now.

    </controversial sarcasm>
     

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