TV News LIES

Tuesday, Mar 31st

Last update08:19:05 PM GMT

You are here News Energy Iraq: the dirty “racket” of petro-politics

Iraq: the dirty “racket” of petro-politics

E-mail Print PDF

A racket is best described, I believe, as something that is not what it seems to the majority of people. Only a small inside group knows what it is about. It is conducted for the benefit of the very few at the expense of the masses.

I spent 30-three years and four months in active military service... I was a racketeer, a gangster for capitalism.

I helped make Mexico safe for American oil interests in 1914. I helped make Haiti and Cuba a decent place for the National City Bank boys to collect revenues in. I helped in the raping of half a dozen Central American republics for the benefits of Wall Street. I helped purify Nicaragua for the international banking house of Brown Brothers in 1909-12. I brought light to the Dominican Republic for American sugar interests in 1916. In China I helped to see to it that Standard Oil went its way unmolested.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Across American oilfields, layoffs and auctions

Cheaper oil brings layoffsConvinced he can ride out the slowing fortunes of America's oil and gas industry, Shawn Kluver...

The argument for divesting from fossil fuels is becoming overwhelming

fossil fuel divestmentThe world has much more coal, oil and gas in the ground than it can safely...

Costa Rica Has Gotten All Of Its Energy From Renewables For 75 Days Straight

Costa Rica abandons fossil fuelCosta Rica got 100 percent of its energy from renewables for 75 days straight this year,...

Pilots attempt to fly solar-powered plane around the world without fossil fuels

Solar powered planeBeam them up, sunshine!  Two Swiss explorers set off early Monday from Abu Dhabi aboard a...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!