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We Don't Need To Attack Iraq, We Already Own It

A quote from General Looney
"If they turn on the radars we're going to blow up their goddamn SAMs [surface-to-air missiles]. They know we own their country. We own their airspace... We dictate the way they live and talk. And that's what's great about America right now. It's a good thing, especially when there's a lot of oil out there we need."

U.S. Brig. General William Looney
Washington Post, August 30, 1999
is this guy for real ?? 29.Aug.2002 23:30

fact-checker

i was wondering if he was so i did a google search. sure enough, he exists. here's his bio on the air force webpage:
 http://www.af.mil/news/biographies/looney_wr.html

EU owns most of the oil 30.Aug.2002 10:01

Chipmunk

The only reason the European Union is not for the war on Iraq is because they already have a contract with Iraq for Oil. The U.S. does not own it outright yet. That is the only reason we want to attack it. OIL

General Looney tunes in Bush camp? 30.Aug.2002 14:40

DL

Gee, the whole mini-Shrub oil gang is a bunch of cartoon characters! Just witness:

Warlord Rumps-felt, the Don that never met a carpet bomber he didn't like.

Slimy "Halliburton Oil" Dick.

Atty. GENERAL aS_crotch, the "can't beat a 'stiff' John."

Deputy "Defense" Sec'y "Wolf-with-wits" Paul, and "Defense Policy Board" head "Rich-as-Pearl."

Enron CEO "Bush can't 'Lay' a hand on me" Ken.

Homeland Insecurity chief Tommy with "A Reach Too Far."

Not to mention W himself, the "commander-in-Thief"!