Thursday, February 24, 2011

Turning a blind eye to oppression and corruption

Thanks to Wikileaks and US diplomatic cables we can read in the New York Times all about the antics and corruption of the sons of "The Leader and Guide of the Revolution in Libya". It is easy to laugh and condemn until we acknowledge where all the money comes from. It comes from sale of oil to the West and "deals" with multi-national corporations such as Coca-Cola. Furthermore, it seems pop singers such as Beyonce and Mariah Carey seem to have been willing to accept very large sums of money to entertain the "dear leaders" offspring... 

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