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A curse to the World
by Ted Rudow III, MA (Tedr77 [at] aol.com)
Friday Apr 8th, 2011 10:57 AM
The chief prosecutor, U.S. law professor David Crane, informed The Times of London that the prosecutors intended to charge Moammar Gadhafi, who, Crane said, “was ultimately responsible for the mutilation, maiming and/or murder of 1.2 million people.”
But the charge was not to be. The U.S., U.K. and others intervened to block it. Asked why, Crane said, “Welcome to the world of oil. It is America that has really made Gaddafi--her money and her need for oil! What the West seeks is what Bush announced: control, or at least dependable clients, and in the case of Libya, access to vast unexplored areas expected to be rich in oil.
Without petroleum oil all these cars wouldn't be possible and all these people wouldn't be getting killed in them, all these trucks wouldn't be belching black smoke polluting the atmosphere. Petroleum oil is what really caused the Industrial Revolution, cheap fuel. It seems to me that instead of a blessing, petroleum oil has become a curse to the World!
Ted Rudow III, MA