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Originally posted by Signals
There is some debate so far on how long the U.S. has known about the newly discovered huge lithium, copper, iron, gold deposits...Before or after we invaded - Who Knows
Anyway, I had some immediate thoughts on what this discovery really means:
A) We are NEVER leaving Afghanistan, NEVER. EVER. Think we'll walk away from a $1 trillion + money pile? No way. If we ever pull out now, Russia, or China, would swoop right in and take control. We'll need lots of troops there to protect it.
B) Corporations will become much richer. The Afghanis will not. Hamid Karzai will become richer, and his drug-dealing brother. See Saudia Arabia.
C) INSIDER DEALS!!! Contractors will come swiftly, and they will be related to the U.S. Government in some form or fashion. Haliburton anyone?
D) Can we FINALLY burn the poppy fields down now and stop dealing drugs???
We are NEVER leaving Afghanistan, NEVER. EVER.
Can we FINALLY burn the poppy fields down now and stop dealing drugs???
I like to think these mineral deposits are the light at the end of the tunnel, the silver lining in the cloud. Could this possibly bring about economic relief during this recession? I think this could be good us and for our allies world wide. Who knows, we could all be financially better off a year from now because of it. Star and flag.