The antiwar, antioil link

The earnest war protestor brandished his sign in front of television cameras: "No Blood for Oil." Did he look familiar? Wasn't he among activists protesting oil and gas leasing of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain? Didn't he also resist drilling on leases in Wyoming and anything having to do with oil in California?Maybe not. Activists all look alike after a while. But it might have been the same guy. Opponents of the war in Iraq tend also to oppose oil and gas leasing of federal land. And they eagerly load up their arguments by insisting the war was fought for oil."Control over oil is a central motivation for the Bush administration's military confrontation wit...

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