just because it's gonna take a lot of time doesn't mean we shouldn't start now.
and Iraq's OPEC rep said they want $100/barrel. glad we're spending 10 billion a month
Iraq Oil Minister says OPEC could cut production - Oct. 16, 2008
Prior to the war it was $25
Cost of Iraq war hinges on oil question - Stocks & economy - MSNBC.com
I can see we clearly needed to go fetch us some oil, and couldn't drill baby drill when we had the chance (or even better, started researching alternative methods before we were paying out the ass, imagine if all that money went to research, or pandas (they probably could have figured something out, crafty bastards)).