What does Operations care about a bunch of damn books? A book in Dutch. A book out of Venezuela. Mystery stories in Arabic. What the hell is so important about? Oil fields. Oil. That is it, isn’t it? This whole damn thing was about oil. Wasn’t it? Wasn’t it?
Three Days of the Condor
Everybody thought I had a duster. Y’all thought ol’ Spindletop Burke and Burnett was all the oil there was, didn’t ya? Well, I’m here to tell you that it ain’t, boy! It’s here, and there ain’t a dang thing you gonna do about it! My well came in big, so big, Bick and there’s more down there and there’s bigger wells. I’m rich, Bick. I’m a rich ‘un. I’m a rich boy. Me, I’m gonna have more money than you ever *thought* you could have – you and all the rest of you stinkin’ sons of… Benedicts!
You use petroleum, you are a murderer. That is a fact.
I Heart Huckabees
Benthic Petroleum paid for it. So as long as they are hold the pink slip, I go where they tell me.
The President also takes on Big Business, forcing back steel prices, winning 45 of 46 antitrust cases during 1963 and he wants to help everyday taxpayers by ending age- old business privileges like the oil depletion allowance and the fees paid to the Federal Reserve Bank for printing America’s currency.
These are urethane skateboard wheels. Urethane, man. It comes from oil.
Lords of Dogtown
What do you need a financial advisor for? Twenty years ago you had the highest gross national product in the world, now you are tied with Albania. Your second largest export is second hand goods, closely followed by dates which you’re losing five cents a pound on. You know what the business community thinks of you? They think that a hundred years ago you were living in tents out here in the desert chopping each other’s heads off and that is where you will be in another hundred years, so on behalf of my firm I accept your offer.