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Tinfoil hats. Conspiracy theorists. That’s what people who argued this war was for oil were called. Um:

Influential former Pentagon official Richard Perle has been exploring going into the oil business in Iraq and Kazakhstan, according to people with knowledge of the matter and documents outlining possible deals.

Mr. Perle, one of a group of security experts who began pushing the case for toppling Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein about a decade ago, has been discussing a possible deal with officials of northern Iraq’s Kurdistan regional government, including its Washington envoy, according to these people and the documents.

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The Neo-Con nightmare is about over. The latest evidence is how it has damaged the GOP brand to the point that the NRCC is advising candidates to try to avoid looking Republican in order to stave off massive losses set to come driven by Obama coat tails.

A new playbook for House Republicans urges them to run essentially as independents, showing empathy for voters, emphasizing local issues and ignoring many traditional party campaign practices.

The evidence is also mounting that we, as Progressives, have already won. The tide is turning. It’s up to us and our electeds […]

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