iraq quagmire + oil profits
Neville Chamberlain Redux?
. It matters little that The Donald lies so glibly about others [claiming those who criticize the Bush Regime are "appeasers"] they fact of the matter is that Rumsfield was hob-nobbing with tyrants
long before the generation now dying in Iraq on his behalf were born. History shall take note, no matter how much the Bushies try to re-write it.
And why go to Iraq anyway? Why, for the oil. German/American vehicles need it. Andrew Uroskie reprints a piece by Ezra Dyer on the new Dodge Ram, a gas guzzler and proud of it!
. Quote: "I know that thrifty fuel economy isn’t a priority here. I also know that your garden-variety 4x4 pickup will probably never see 20 m.p.g. But the Ram SRT10 rivals a torched oil well for sheer profligacy — and, oh yes, it demands premium.
Even Keith Olbermann, still some-time apologist for corporate excess, evoked Edward R Murrow when blasting Rumsfield on his speech before veterans.
All we need now is a courageous senator in Congress to ask the Bush Administration if they have no sense of decency
As if decency were not an issue at all, [and, apparently, it isn't], more reports surface emphasizing the gaps between the Average Joe and Oil Company CEOS
. QUOTE: "As gas prices soared, the salaries of the nation's largest oil company CEOs doubled. At least that's what two organizations, the Institute for Policy Studies and United for a Fair Economy, stated in the recently released report, "Executive Excess 2006." The annual salary of executives working for the top 15 American oil companies now average $32.7 million per year, compared to $11.6 million for the CEOs of other large, international companies.
" Get the 60 page non-nonsense pdf report
before it becomes a classified document. At the Top Again: William Greehey, Valero Energy ~ 2005 Compensation: $95,157,943
Labels: corporate CEOs, greed, iraq, war profiteers