posted on Jun, 11 2008 @ 12:07 PM
This is an issue that I believe the next administration MUST address. At the very least there should be an outcry on the floors of the Senate and
House over it. Our country's entire identity continues to be sold to the highest international investor. I was baffled at the passivity of our
legislators when the country was being bought piece by piece and Lincoln Bedroom by Lincoln Bedroom by unltra wealthy Asian firms under Clinton's
watch and I'm equally baffled at the silence of those same legislators as the country in now being bought landmark by landmark and contract by
contract (US Seaport management flap from a few years ago comes to mind) by ultra wealthy Arab conglomerates and cooperatives.
I get free market capitalism and I get free trade, but this goes well beyond that. We've seen a French company take a federal aviation contract from
American owned Boeing while our legislators approved it. We're seeing our historic buildings, icons of America, being sold right and left to overseas
interests. We're seeing scores of American businesses stealing American jobs right out from under American families to ship them overseas. Hell,
we're even seeing American farmers being forced out of business because our government has opened the door for far cheaper Mexican produce which our
farmers cannot economically compete against.
It's time now for OUR government to start acting like OUR government and put a total stop to foreign interest and holdings being on par with, let
alone taking precidence over, America's interests and identity. A great place to start would be to step in and put a stop to deals like this one in
this story. We can no longer afford to risk our sovereignity and our essence as Americans for foreign big wigs like those in Abu Dhabi to be able to
put another feather in their cap merely for the sake of impressing their friends as they all sit around counting their oil money, women in their
harems, and Bentleys in their garages.
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