“The Corrupting Influence of Oil Money” by Center for American Progress:
July 31, 2008, 1:00am

The world has never looked better for the Big Five oil companies. This morning, Exxon Mobil, the world’s largest oil company, announced its “second-quarter profit rose 14 percent, to $11.68 billion, the highest-ever profit by an American company. Exxon broke its own record.”

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