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US to Sue OPEC?!?

Posted by The_Chef On 10:23 AM 5 comments

Well when I saw this article here on Newsmax my first reaction was to chuckle and then I realized that this was serious. the House has passed a bill that will modify the anti-trust rules allowing them to sue other companies in other countries for "price fixing".

WHAT THE HELL!?!

Since when do we get to dictate business policy to companies or organizations in other countries? this is completely absurd and the statement from the White House saying that such a suit could cause a series of backlashes from the middle east and make our oil situation worse is surprisingly correct. You don't bite the hand that feeds you, apparently the House has yet to figure this out.

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5 Response for the "US to Sue OPEC?!?"

  1. Anonymous says:

    Ah, yes, a sign that all is right with the world: Jon Soderberg railing against the evil anti-capitalism acts committed by the United Socialist States of Amerika. Keep it up, man.

  2. Lord Pyration says:

    I would like to respectfully say, "fuck diplomacy." Actually, it isn't the inherent nature of diplomacy that bothers me, it's just the fact that by failing to regress to times when people considered the consequences of sucking other people's boners, the United States has officially Jewed itself to the tree of fiscal irresponsibility. I say bring back Andrew Jackson. What did he do when faced with the cultural burdens of another people? He went bitch crazy on the Floridian tribes to prove that not only was he quicker to slaughter than to take control of another culture's issues, but that he had balls enough to...let it come...let it come...do away with the electoral college. ! What a beast.
    I say bring back Monroe, or more specifically, the Monroe Doctrine. What did the government do when America was supposed to pick up the economic and eventual financial slack of other countries? They made it clear that anyone who tried any shit (GB, UK, USSR) would get fucked in the ass, deeply and in a profound way.
    Jesus, I connect this new policy to a one night stand I once had. You see, I was on the Eastern Shore. It was sunny and warm and I met this chick. She was like, "I'm Tony Blair's mom." And I fucked her. Then I sent her back to London, but it turns out this bitch was loose. So she was all like, "come overseas and continue fucking me." But I was not about to succumb. You see, this tramp gave me the herpes the first time, and I should have known better. Finally one day I went to see her and railed her for a while. But I soon learned that when I returned to fuck her again she had been saving up her STDs for me, and I got Dextrimachalingus times three. Then my organs slowly began to shut down, and I died in the wake of my monumental shortsightedness.
    So I agree with Jon Soderberg.

  3. Anonymous says:

    And there would be time after a particularly beautiful darshan with him, when he'd say to me: "Oh you gave much money to a lama." And I'd say "Yes" and he'd say: "You're very good, you're coming along with your sadhana." And I felt so good, then I'd go back to the temple and think, 'boy, I'm gonna be a great yogi, I'm gonna have great powers. What am I going to do with them?' And I'd start to have these horrible thoughts, and all my impurities would rise to the surface and they would really be...And then I'd go to bed and all kinds of sexual fantasies and I'd think, 'look you're going to be a yogi and you see the absurdity of that situation you're in...'
    But I'd still have the thought. And then, in the course of it, I'd have a thought (I'd be going through my shoulder bag and come across a note I'd written to myself: "Remember to visit lama-govinda") And I'd think "I must go visit lama-govinda while I'm in India." And the next morning at 8 o clock there's the messenger with the instructions. The guru said you are to go visit lama-govinda." Now, there isn't a message saying "Cut out those sexual thoughts." But he must obviously know them. Do you think he just picked up on the lama-govinda thing? Can I assume the probabilities are he only tunes in every time I have a positive thought? And then I'd come before him and now I'm freaked because I know he knows it all. And I walk in and he looks at me with total LOVE. And I think "How can he do it? This guy must be nuts. He's loving this corrupt...Why isn't he...?" You see the predicament I was in. And then! What I understood was he was loving that in me which was behind my personality and behind my body. Not: "I really love Ram Dass." It wasn't interpersonal love, it wasn't possessive love, it wasn't needful love, it was the fact that HE IS LOVE.

  4. Anonymous says:

    WTF are you people smoking?!

  5. Jon says:

    I'm not sure what the hell is going on with the second anonymous post ... I'm considering turning on comment moderation of people don't stop posting dumb shit.

    -Jon