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American Oil companies offered five million dollars to each Iraqi MP to pass the Oil law

American Oil companies offered five million dollars to each Iraqi MP to pass the Oil law

Reported today on Akhbar Alkhaleej newspaper

An Iraqi MP preferred to remain anonymous told the newspaper that highly confidential negotiations took place by representatives from American oil companies, offering $5 million to each MP who votes in favor of the Oil and Gas law.

The amount that could be paid to pass the votes do not exceed $150 million dollars in the case of $5 million to each MP, pointing out that the Oil law requires 138 votes to pass, which the Americans want to guarantee in many ways, including vote-buying, intimidation and threats!

Focusing on the heads of parliamentary blocs and influential figures in the parliament to ensure the votes, the Americans guaranteed the Kurdish votes in advance but they are seeking enough votes to pass and approve the law as soon as possible.

Source: Roads to Iraq

Anyone want to bet that as soon as the American drafted "Theft Of Iraqi Oil" law is passed, electricity starts flowing on a regular basis in Iraq?

Comments

what was it that they offered the taliban before they bombed the hell out of them?

A carpet of gold or bombs???

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"Money" has no value - people do.

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"Money" has no value - people do.

Pakistan was offered the choice of either lead--bombs--or gold to take America's side in the upcoming wars.

Don't believe Afghanistan was offered anything, except pain.

When the US demanded that they hand over Bin Laden, the Taliban said they would, if the US would produce the evidence that BL was behind the 9/11 attacks. That, and they wanted to turn BL over to a neutral, 3rd country so BL would get a fair trial.

The White House never offered ANY evidence to Afghanistan that BL was behind the 9/11 attacks, but they did proceed to bomb to hell and gone the entire country.

Greg Bacon

He's installed some strange software that turns some words (even from submissions) into hot-links.

What's up with that? It's distracting.

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"Money" has no value - people do.

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"Money" has no value - people do.

WRH is looking for ways to increase its money intake and the screwy hot links in the articles is one of those ways.

Even with that, WRH is planning to go to a pay service, with an alternative service offered with ads and more ads that doesn't cost money to read.

Times are tough all over.

Greg Bacon

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