The TV Ad That NBC Refused to Run for the Enigmatic T. Boone Pickens
OpEd News
30-Aug-2008 (2 comments)

T. Boone Pickens, 117th-richest person in America (Forbes), states on his website (,

We have four new ads which are either on the air, or ready to go on the air. The ads have been “cleared” by every network… except for NBC which has refused to clear a 15 second ad about Iran.
In the ad (below) Boone talks about how the Iranians are moving quickly to vehicles powered by natural gas so they can free up their $120 a barrel oil to sell to us. Boone says: “Get this one. Iran is changing its cars to run on natural gas and we’re not doing a thing here …”
The problem? NBC wants us to PROVE that “we’re not doing a thing here.”
Sometimes you just have to wonder.


"EVEN Iran switching to Gas-powered Vehicles"

by Q on




Iran is always the scare crow for America and Israel!

by gol-dust on

What is his real intention? I heard he is now investing in natural gas as well, since he has maxed out on increasing the price of gasoline! Smart businessman!