Who's Side are We on Anyway?
Couple of weeks ago, I noticed that my father-in-laws copy of Time magazine
had a cover with the phrase, "The Saudis. Whose Side are They on in
the War on Terror?"
Well this week's issue had a quote from some letter to the editor
that said in response to that issue:
Oil-hungry Americans are the chief source of funds for the Saudis, who have
long financed terrorist groups. Whose side are we on?"
Christopher Calson, Minneapolis, Minn.
Amen, brother, amen.
I mean, the war on terrorism should really be a war against oil. What
better way to fight terrorism that to become self-sufficient in our energy
needs? No dependence on foreign oil means that we would have a better (and
a more objective) position in working with other countries.
Why does this seem so obvious to so many people in this country, but
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