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  •  Another shock doctrine (3+ / 0-)
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    LeftOverAmerica, kyril, seattlegirl

    tactic of using or creating a crisis to advance an agenda.  We saw it with the Iraq invasion and occupation.  We can see it now in $4/gallon gasoline leading to calls for "drill, drill, drill" to satisfy the big oil agenda; what will a few more months spent in developing a serious, thoughtful comprehensive energy policy and plan do to reduce pump prices in the near future?  We've been ignoring it since 1973.  And here we go with the rush to confront Russia with tough rhetoric, rattling sabres and convoluted logic.

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