Blog Roundup #11

A sampling of United Nations related blog commentary

SUBURBAN GUERRILLA
: “People wonder why I’m a Jungian? Because it’s the single best way to understand humans – specifically, politicians. The more loudly they scream about something, the more likely it is they’re guilty of the very same thing.”

ESCHATON: “The Senate report found that US oil purchases accounted for 52% of the kickbacks paid to the regime in return for sales of cheap oil – more than the rest of the world put together.”

MURKY VIEW: “Given the long history of economic and military ties between Russia and Iraq, it wouldn’t surprise me at all to find that Saddam sent bribes to Russia for favorable treatment.”

POWER LINE: “Mary Katherine Ham live-blogged Galloway’s appearance under the delightful title “Gorgeous George vs. Stormin’ Norm.”

NIGHT LIGHT: “Per Kevin Drum, the new Senate report says that ‘the US treasury failed to take action against a Texas oil company, Bayoil, which facilitated payment of “at least $37m in illegal surcharges to the Hussein regime.”

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