IRAQ FOR SALE is For Sale!
My old friend Robert Greenwald (who directed the Wal-Mart Movie that we screened here at the Speakeasy back in January) is making a new film about who’s raking in the big bucks from George II’s devastating War on Iraq. It’s called Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers.
The Rape of Iraq may be an atrocity-ridden humanitarian, ethical, diplomatic and financial disaster for Iraqis and ordinary Americans, but it’s a boon to plenty of Bushie’s asshole buddies. Robbie G won’t identify his targets yet. But one can imagine, one can dream…Will he stick it to Halliburton, Bechtel, the Military Industrial Complex that Ike warned us about, ExxonMobil and the other oil companies (for the sake of which, Bush just eased environmental rules)? Or perhaps Bush, Dick, Rummy and Condi other greed-giddy cronies that aren’t so notorious, but are benefiting big-time from their festering wound of a war. How about Osama bin Laden and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, as war profiteerz? After all, Al Queda stock has gone up along with Halliburton, many thanks to The Decider’s God-Awful Decision to try to conquer Mesopotamia.
Robert’s got to make this movie in the hurry, so it’ll be out in time to influence the November elections. Being the outspoken muckraker that he is, he’s not exactly prime material for major corporate sponsorship. Therefore, his company Brave New Films is trying to finance a large part of “Iraq for Sale” with personal donations. So, essentially, “Iraq for Sale” is for sale.
Now you too can *own* a piece (a very small piece) of a soon-to-be-released major motion picture that could help to change the world for the better! Check out the teaser trailer and, if you’ve got 50 bucks to spare, please invest it in what’s sure to be an important piece of investigative movie-making that could have a major impact on the November elections. Hey, you’ll even get your name in the credits – such a deal!