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Bully Pulpit

The term "bully pulpit" stems from President Theodore Roosevelt's reference to the White House as a "bully pulpit," meaning a terrific platform from which to persuasively advocate an agenda. Roosevelt often used the word "bully" as an adjective meaning superb/wonderful. The Bully Pulpit features news, reasoned discourse, opinion and some humor.

Tuesday, December 06, 2005

Dubya & his "oil business buddies"

Strother said:
"And you're sure that his legacy does not include taking really good care of his oil business buddies and other Bush team cronies? Okay..."
The country of Iraq owns their oil, not Exxon/Mobil or Chevron/Texaco, etc. Iraq will drill and produce its own oil to sell on the worldwide market. Some people believe that these American oil companies are setting up shop in Iraq and drilling away; that isn't so.


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