why do we support saudi arabi again

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    Follow the oil, as long as we are dependent on foriegn oil we will have to kiss ass.
     
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    The alternative might be worse

    This is a perpetual problem with US foreign policy, and has been since I don't know how far back. This was the excuse used for propping up the Cuban government against the revolution there in 1917, and I am sure even Washington had his doubts about dealing with Katherine the Great.

    This was something that I think Condi Rice was trying to fix, but just might not be fixable.

    And this is one of the reasons I support Nuke power and Palin's "Drill Drill Drill" shrill. The less money going to Saudi, the better.
     
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    Cheap gas. We get the cheapest gas in the world, something now is biting us in the ass as the prices go up,l and our infrastructure for mass transit isn't up with the times.

    When we were paying .99 cents a gallon (ah, the good old days :lol:) other countries were paying what we pay now
     
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    Price for a barrel of oil was much cheaper back then, and other countries were taxing the hell out of a gallon of gas, just like what they are doing now.
    Mass transit won't catch on for the most part Gregg. We are a country of autos, and the American people like it like that.
     
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    We support Saudi Arabia because we have a bunch of politicians in Congress and a President who refuses to accept the fact that we need to drill domestically for oil.
     
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    Drill baby, Drill.
     
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    They have lots of oil and say the right things to our face.
     
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    Even cheaper, America installed and maintains the house of saud as kings of Saudi Arabia, under one condition, they ONLY accept US Dollars as payment for oil, any country that wants to buy oil needs to send goods to the USA, who then pay with paper with green ink on it
    and that cost the usa how much?
     
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    Is that why we kissed saddam's ass and neve
    r intervened when he invaded Iraq Part 2? Is that why we have never invaded nor occupied Iraq Part 1?
     

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