U.S. needs to take control of Iraq’s oil

I am a small business owner. I have been in business for 30 years. I have seen good times and bad, but nothing like what is facing us now economically. The greatest Democracy that has ever inhabited the earth is on the edge of collapse. I have dealings with thousands of people who are in business or work for other people. These people have the same view as I do to save our great county from financial collapse. If this country collapses, so does the world.

I speak for thousands of people who don’t want to see the oil reserves in Iraq go to the terrorists. We the people of the United States say take a stand — control the oil of Iraq to pay off our investment in this war and our loss of our brave fighting men and women to save our democratic way of life.

As a business owner I see no other way than to seize control of the Iraq oil reserves to save the American way of life as well as the world.

I appeal to John McCain as our incoming president to stand up and take this position to save the world and its people. Small business owners such as me are slowly becoming extinct.

America cannot survive without small business. We are on the brink of losing everything we have fought for since the American Revolution. Are we going to sit idle and let it happen? Or, are we going to fight for what is right for us and rest for the world?

Dave Power

Snohomish

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