Voice from the Commonwealth
Commentary, World Views and Occasional Rants from a small 'l' libertarian in Massachussetts

"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest for freedom, go home and leave us in peace. We seek not your council nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams

Wednesday, February 26, 2003

Mahathir is suggesting an Islamic oil embargo. Somehow I don't see that gaining too much traction. Iran and Iraq tried it months ago and it failed. They need the money more than we need the oil (in the immediate short term). Plus most Gulf nations are with us as long as we mean it this time. Steven Den Beste explained why this won't work some time ago.

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