[DEBATE] : Oil Majors Say U.S. Restrictions Delay Iran Projects
dhenwood at panix.com
Fri May 30 18:39:07 BST 2008
On May 30, 2008, at 1:21 PM, Yoshie Furuhashi wrote:
> Take a look at campaign contributions to the Republican Party
> divided by sector:
> The top contributor is the finance/insurance/real estate sector, and
> energy/natural resources is not among the top five.
Take a look at the 2000 cycle, and you'll get a lot more oil & gas/
energy. The Reps are having a hard time raising money from anyone in
Also, compare oil & gas contribs to Reps vs. Dems. Much more lopsided
> Moreover, is there any evidence that Big Oil lobbied for the Iraq War
> or has been lobbying for Iran and other sanctions?
No there's not. An oil industry economist said on my radio show early
in the Iraq adventure that the oil industry was not in favor of the
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