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  1. David Weller
    August 2, 2008 @ 2:08 pm

    I want my money! Interesting that the Republicans are so for the American taxpayer, yet their true allegiance is to big business. Take from the citizen and give to the company….

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  2. Bonnie Westerlund
    August 3, 2008 @ 9:30 am

    Retroactive payments now! Record profits and they are let off the hook. Put them on the hook for every dime of it. Or, they can send every citizen one of those bricks of cash they’re pocketing every day. Let us in on their sweet deal!

    But they own the world don’t they? I hear American citizens saying things like, “who owns the oil, owns the world” justifying killing hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians every day in Iraq while not realizing that these transnational oil companies have NO OBLIGATION WHATSOEVER to the United States whether in this country or in some “deal” with this country’s government officials in an occupied territory. The American taxpayers foot the bill ALL THE WAY. With their dollars and their lives.

    We are a JOKE TO THEM. A HUGE LAUGHING ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK JOKE.

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  3. Oil, sex and drugs (not necessarily in that order) « citizenvox.org
    September 17, 2008 @ 4:32 pm

    […] September 17, 2008 by Joe Newman If you missed Tyson Slocum’s appearance on the Colbert Report, you can check it out on the Colbert Nation Web site. The U.S. Department of the Interior couldn’t have provided Stephen Colbert with better fodder. As Derek Kravitz and Mary Pat Flaherty wrote in the Washington Post, a government investigation revealed an agency out of control with employees in charge of collecting oil industry royalties accused of doing drugs and having sex with industry reps. Tyson wrote about this same royalty program in a  July post titled “Another sweetheart deal for the oil companies.” […]

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