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Saturday Open Thread || August 5, 2017

3 thoughts on “Saturday Open Thread || August 5, 2017”

  1. As many of you know I follow the developments going on in Venezuela. Here is an article which gives the case for sanctions on oil imported from Venezuela. The US imports 750,000 BBLs a day from them. This could be replaced by pulling oil out of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Trump wants to draw down the SPR anyway. I do not think China would come to Venezuela’s rescue. Venezuela already owes them over $60 billion. China would want the oil to repay debt.

    1. No wonder the White House needs repairs and redecorating. Barry and ME’Chelle probably trashed the place, since it was such a “prison” to them. It likely needs fumigating as well.

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