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more oil wars?

with escalation against latin americans' chavez claims of US agression may be real...
Its unclear as to the validity of articles as the following:  http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080126/ap_on_re_la_am_ca/venezuela_colombia
with horror stories of the collapse of this or that as the rich appear to get richer(...as if I know rich people)and the government taking our civil right away, but it is likely. Why?

Venezuela has Oil. I think we all know what uncle sam will do for oil. Well we will see.

Oil war threats are profitable to both sides 25.Jan.2008 23:45


Venezuela, US oil companies and Iran are all profiting from $100 a barrel oil.A third war front would be disastrous for the USA. It would mean a draft. That would "draft" millions of presently apathetic people into activism. Don't underestimate the intelligence of some of the neocons.

Venezuela And the Dollar 26.Jan.2008 20:24


 link to news.yahoo.com
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez urged his Latin American allies on Saturday to begin withdrawing billions of dollars in international reserves from U.S. banks, warning of a looming U.S. economic crisis.