From: gerald_a_levy (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Feb 09 2003 - 09:27:54 EST
Re : Hi Hans. Thanks for your reply. A series of documents have shown that key players in the Bush administration, including Cheney and Rumsfeld, had agreed upon a plan to invade Iraq before Bush even took office. Wasn't this _before_ Iraq switched to the Euro for oil? Solidarity, Jerry > But punishing Iraq > for switching to the Euro, and at the same time grabbing so > much oil under their own control that they can make OPEC > powerless and can prevent other OPEC nations from switching > to the Euro, is a war goal which suddenly makes the war on > Iraq a thoroughly rational thing to do for the US > ruling class. If they do not follow through, they may lose > the dollar hegemony in a matter of five years, especially > after all the political resentment against the US that Bush > has set in motion. This can be catastrophic for the US > economy. Not only is the US economy addicted to oil, they > can also no longer survive without the privilege of being > able to print dollars and buy everything in the world with > their paper dollar.
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