Just forget about getting any more oil...

Discussion in 'Politics' started by church mouse guy, Sep 17, 2005.

  1. church mouse guy

    church mouse guy
    Expand Collapse
    Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 23, 2002
    Messages:
    10,988
    Likes Received:
    79
  2. KenH

    KenH
    Expand Collapse
    Active Member

    Joined:
    May 18, 2002
    Messages:
    32,485
    Likes Received:
    0
    Chavez is such a blowhard and an example of a demagogue.
     
  3. Joseph_Botwinick

    Joseph_Botwinick
    Expand Collapse
    <img src=/532.jpg>Banned

    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2000
    Messages:
    17,527
    Likes Received:
    0
    He kinda reminds me of some of the conspiracy kooks who live right here in America. [​IMG]
     
  4. JGrubbs

    JGrubbs
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2004
    Messages:
    4,761
    Likes Received:
    0
    Chavez did say one thing I agree with, he said "the United Nations headquarters should be moved away from New York". I'm sure his reasons for wanting the UN out of New York are different from my reasons however. [​IMG]

    http://www.turkishpress.com/news.asp?id=70573
     
  5. Joseph_Botwinick

    Joseph_Botwinick
    Expand Collapse
    <img src=/532.jpg>Banned

    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2000
    Messages:
    17,527
    Likes Received:
    0
  6. billwald

    billwald
    Expand Collapse
    Banned

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2000
    Messages:
    11,414
    Likes Received:
    0
    I don't think commodities work that way. A source offers a contract for sale and a buyer buys a contract. The supplier is obligated to deliver the stuff. No telling how many contracts it goes through before it is delivered to the processor.
     
  7. KenH

    KenH
    Expand Collapse
    Active Member

    Joined:
    May 18, 2002
    Messages:
    32,485
    Likes Received:
    0
    That's right. If Venezuela sells their oil to someone else instead of us, then we can buy the oil that someone else was buying from another source that they replaced with the Venezuelan oil.
     
  8. JamesBell

    JamesBell
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    May 24, 2005
    Messages:
    226
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ken, that is a good idea, but what about the possibility that a potential enemy is planning to buy massive quantities of oil, preventing us from obtaining as much as we need? It worry that China will start cornering the oil market and we will in be left out in the cold so to speak.
     
  9. mioque

    mioque
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    May 23, 2003
    Messages:
    3,899
    Likes Received:
    0
    If venezuela doesn't want to sell oil to the US and the US doesn't want to buy oil in the Middle-East, it will simply have to buy it in Russia, Norway, Nigeria, or simply find it on it's own soil.
    Ofcourse, such a turn of events will probably raise the price the US has to pay for it.
     
  10. Joseph_Botwinick

    Joseph_Botwinick
    Expand Collapse
    <img src=/532.jpg>Banned

    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2000
    Messages:
    17,527
    Likes Received:
    0
    I am all for drilling in ANWAR finding more oil on our own soil, and building more refineries, which would, in fact, lower our prices.

    Joseph Botwinick
     
  11. freedom's cause

    freedom's cause
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2005
    Messages:
    478
    Likes Received:
    0
    boycott Citgo until they drop their prices let
    Chavez know he does not run the show here
     
  12. freedom's cause

    freedom's cause
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2005
    Messages:
    478
    Likes Received:
    0
    we need to get all of our oil from Iraq we should have exlusive rights to it now for
    freeing the Iraqi populace we should get a
    huge discount that could pay for their infrastructure and pay for Hurricane Katrina
    as well what an idea
     
  13. church mouse guy

    church mouse guy
    Expand Collapse
    Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 23, 2002
    Messages:
    10,988
    Likes Received:
    79
    Oh, I forgot to tell you that Venezuela seized a Heinz plant.

    Alimentos Heinz said that the government never notified them "...of a possible takeover or of any plans to expropriate the plant..." according to Dow Jones Newswires.

    Chávez is so busy giving away oil all over South America that he cannot handle his own domestic economic problems. If he had sold that oil, then he would have had some money and he would not have had to steal property from Heinz.

    I wonder what John Kerry thinks about this?

    Here is a link to the news story:

    http://www.forbes.com/business/feeds/ap/2005/09/05/ap2206346.html
     
  14. fromtheright

    fromtheright
    Expand Collapse
    <img src =/2844.JPG>

    Joined:
    Feb 21, 2002
    Messages:
    2,772
    Likes Received:
    0
    Oh, I forgot to tell you that Venezuela seized a Heinz plant.

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Now, that's hilarious! I can't help but laugh when I think of the Kerry's: "Oh, oh, oh, what do we do, what do we do??!!" Can't criticize a fellow leftist for doing what leftists in power love to do! Can't be seen attacking the new Latin leftist darling. That's rich!
     
  15. Baptist in Richmond

    Baptist in Richmond
    Expand Collapse
    Active Member

    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2003
    Messages:
    5,075
    Likes Received:
    4
    Come on, FTR: you're being a little too playful!!!

    I did like the "rich" comment though.......
    [​IMG]

    Regards,
    BiR
     
  16. OCC

    OCC
    Expand Collapse
    Guest

    Should we up in Canada get exclusive rights to your resources for helping out with relief work down in New Orleans? :D
     
  17. freedom's cause

    freedom's cause
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2005
    Messages:
    478
    Likes Received:
    0
    you didn't have to die for it
     
  18. OCC

    OCC
    Expand Collapse
    Guest

    What's your point?

    You think because your soldiers died that YOU get exclusive rights to Iraqi resources? Why don't you tap into your OWN oil resources before mistakenly thinking you have the right to exclusive access to another country's resources. Soldiers don't FIGHT for YOU to have exclusive rights to another country's resources. Do they?
     
  19. buckster75

    buckster75
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2005
    Messages:
    792
    Likes Received:
    0
    James since you bring it up.what is Canada's official stance on Iraq?
     
  20. buckster75

    buckster75
    Expand Collapse
    New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2005
    Messages:
    792
    Likes Received:
    0
    US should get free oil from Saudi, Kuwait and Iraq.
     

Share This Page

Loading...