Tuesday, June 10, 2008

The Largest War Profiteering In History

Thanks to the Bush administration we have flushed 23 billion dollars down the toilet. Meanwhile there is nary a peep about Dennis Kucinich and impeachment in the news. The main stream media sucks as much as the Bush administration. Aaaarrrrggggggggg!!! Mad as hell would be an understatement.

From BBC uncovers lost Iraq billions by Jane Corbin:

A BBC investigation estimates that around $23bn (£11.75bn) may have been lost, stolen or just not properly accounted for in Iraq.

For the first time, the extent to which some private contractors have profited from the conflict and rebuilding has been researched by the BBC's Panorama using US and Iraqi government sources.

A US gagging order is preventing discussion of the allegations.

The order applies to 70 court cases against some of the top US companies.

War profiteering

While George Bush remains in the White House, it is unlikely the gagging orders will be lifted.

To date, no major US contractor faces trial for fraud or mismanagement in Iraq.
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