“We have to get over our addiction to oil” – George W. Bush

Macon Hawkins, of Kosciusko, Texas,
a diabetic 69-year-old American hostage
released on his birthday (today) said,
“I have no animosity toward them at all.
I’ve seen their little villages, they’re dirt poor,
poor as field mice.”

Nigerian militants want a greater share
of proceeds from the oil pumped
from beneath their southern lands,
which remain deeply impoverished.

Report Released on February 23, 2006
Nigeria (1.174 million barrels per day)
exported to the Good Ol’ Addicts US of A

What US abet we owe atonement,
and the dues are way past due.