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Wed Oct 2, 2019, 11:43 AM

Rachel Maddow is on NBC's Today right now!




It's interesting that even Saudi Arabia sees oil as a bad thing. Rachel says that the founding energy minister of Saudi Arabia said he wishes they discovered water instead of oil, and the founder of OPEC said he thinks of oil as "the excrement of the devil."

She notes that in countries with oil and gas-dominated economies, governance "sucks." It tends to dry up the rest of the economy, Russia being a prime example. Russia has no economy outside of its oil and gas insdustry, its all they've got, which Rachel notes resulted in Russia using oil as a weapon.

Oil really is a cancer.

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Reply Rachel Maddow is on NBC's Today right now! (Original post)
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we can do it Oct 2019 #1
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Wed Oct 2, 2019, 11:44 AM

1. Maddow

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Response to we can do it (Reply #1)

Wed Oct 2, 2019, 12:17 PM

2. Yes, and I edited the OP to add what she said.

Namely, it's interesting that even Saudi Arabia sees oil as a bad thing. Rachel says that the founding energy minister of Saudi Arabia said he wishes they discovered water instead of oil, and the founder of OPEC said he thinks of oil as "the excrement of the devil."

She notes that in countries with oil and gas-dominated economies, governance "sucks." It tends to dry up the rest of the economy, Russia being a prime example. Russia has no economy outside of its oil and gas insdustry, its all they've got, which Rachel notes resulted in Russia using oil as a weapon.

I wish everyone could afford an electric car.

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Wed Oct 2, 2019, 12:21 PM

3. Her book arrived this morning.

I will start reading it this evening, looks like a good read.

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Wed Oct 2, 2019, 11:09 PM

4. recommended to publicize

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