"But just to troll a bit more, I do think that seizing Saudi and Iranian oil would be entirely morally justifiable on terms usually approved of by the left: They didn't earn it, they inherited it (it's like the Estate Tax writ large!). They're extracting huge profits for fatcats at the expense of the poor. They're racist, sexist, homophobic theocrats! (Literally!) Surely if it's ever permissible to redistibute wealth by force, this is the case. Right?"Except american "liberals" try to target only white christians with wealth redistribution schemes, so that's why they'd be contra.
Wednesday, May 03, 2006
Seize Arab Oil by Force?