What's Wrong With This Picture?

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Annie, Jul 20, 2006.

  1. Annie
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    hello? Anyone home? I believe this, the idiots are running the asylum.

    http://littlegreenfootballs.com/weblog/?entry=21670_Pentagon_OKs_$6B_in_Arms_Sales_to_Saudi_Arabia&only


     
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    Strangely enough, the Pentagon doesn't approve the sale of military equipment to foreign states. They can recommend sale/no sale but they have no approving authority.
     
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    My guess is that because the Saudi royal family is "friendly" to us and has vowed to keep a check on Islamic radicals, they get special treats like this.
     
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    What do you expect? Liberals won't let us drill in our own backyard for oil, so we have no choice but to bend over backwards to the people they prefer we get our oil from. Oh yea, but then they turn around and critisize us for doing that too. :rolleyes:
     
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    That's my take as well. We don't know what goes on behind the scenes, though I'm sure the NYT would love to tell us all about it.
     
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    However, CSm is quite correct .... the Pentaon does not have approval authority for sales while the misleading title of the article implies that it does.
     

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