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Iraq Was About Oil

Life requires energy. Nations powered by oil must fight to retain access to oil. Oil is finite. After US Peak Oil in 1970, the Federal energy policy incrementally subordinated American liberty and survival to a 45% dependence on the foreign power of oil. Threats to access to foreign oil have mandated active US involvement in wars since Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990. 

"Of course it's about oil; we can't really deny that," said Gen. John Abizaid, former head of U.S. Central Command and Military Operations in Iraq, in 2007. Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan agreed, writing in his memoir, "I am saddened that it is politically inconvenient to acknowledge what everyone knows: the Iraq war is largely about oil." Then-Sen. and now Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the same in 2007: "People say we're not fighting for oil. Of course we are."

In 1998,Kenneth Derr, then CEO of Chevron, said, "Iraq possesses huge reserves of oil and gas-reserves I'd love Chevron to have access to." Today it does.

JPods support the plan for No Foreign Oil by 2020.

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