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By John Young www.johnyoungcolumn.com War is the biggest big-government endeavor. So riddle me this: Why is it that the politicians quickest to salute the power of war tend to be the most ...
by jyoungcolumn
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 06:08 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
The trend to settle for settlements is a debasement of the justice system. The Department of Justice, State Attorneys General and various police departments, etc. have all adopted the policy of "...
by yragentman
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2015 at 12:15 PM PST with 0 Recommends
From [http://progressivepopulist.blogspot.com/2013/08/editorial-bust-privatizers.html The Progressive Populist] Attorney General Eric Holder is on the right track with his order for federal ...
by jcullen
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Aug 18, 2013 at 01:13 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Not merely because we grieve for the loss of our brave, but because so much of that grief was created outside of the interests of our national security and personal liberties. Everyone who writes a ...
by NGUinBuffalo
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon May 27, 2013 at 10:33 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Wait – What just happened? A roundup of the week in news, May 19, 2013 Oh, you crazy Catholics After boycotting Boston College’s graduation ceremony ...
by NationalAtheistParty
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun May 19, 2013 at 10:00 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
This is what you call an egregious case of war-profiteering after the bloody war is over. I'd also call it chutzpa. The lone recipient of the largest government services contract in U.S. history ...
by markthshark
Comment Count 43 comments on Thu May 16, 2013 at 05:48 AM PDT with 72 Recommends
And more is surfacing as to the totally failed policies of the Iraq invasion, and abandoning the main reasons and missions we sent our military into that region for, and occupation as to the ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Mar 22, 2013 at 10:17 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Can't wait to watch the Congressional Hearings on this one, especially in the House. And they are more then likely to come. As the rubber stamping no bid government contracts for private corporations,
by jimstaro
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Nov 28, 2012 at 07:24 AM PST with 17 Recommends
KBR guilty of negligence, not fraud Mike Francis of the Oregonian , who has been covering the trial of 12 Oregon National Guard members suing KBR of knowingly exposing them in 2003 to a carcinogen ...
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Nov 03, 2012 at 03:35 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
Three cheers to the Department of Justice. But, really, only thirty months in jail? The bribe Nigeria scheme ran from 1994 - 2004 and, yes, KBR will pay over $400 million in fines. But only 30 ...
by War on Error
Comment Count 103 comments on Fri Feb 24, 2012 at 11:14 PM PST with 281 Recommends
Show me on the doll where Herman Cain offered you a job . . . And remember, the NY Post has a history of racism and ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue Nov 08, 2011 at 09:04 AM PST with 104 Recommends
KBR Wants Former Employee Who Sued Over Rape To Pay Them $2M Ryan J. Reilly | August 23, 2011, 10:40AM Military contractor KBR is trying to get a woman who said she was ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Aug 23, 2011 at 09:47 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
I'm sure you all remember the sickening, revolting case of Jamie Leigh Jones, the KBR contractor who was kidnapped, drugged, gang-raped, beaten and imprisoned by her co-workers overseas. She was ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 441 comments on Sun Jul 10, 2011 at 08:34 AM PDT with 656 Recommends
No this isn't some stupid Carly Anthony (is that her name?) diary. It's about something actually important (so obviously it won't be sensationalized by the media): the Jamie Leigh Jones rape case ...
by bhonpoo
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Jul 09, 2011 at 10:40 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Just a few questions about the GOP's desire to place no limits on what private companies can do while chopping the public sector of our economy off at the knees: Do you really want ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Mar 16, 2011 at 08:06 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Courtesy of bvblackspin.com This was the scene ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 156 comments on Mon Feb 21, 2011 at 08:04 AM PST with 156 Recommends
Arnold Fields, retired Marine General, and the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) for the past 3 years has resigned. I don't know why he chose to do so now, but maybe ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Jan 11, 2011 at 05:27 AM PST with 13 Recommends
We have long known that our military has been outsourced and that this has allowed them to skirt our laws as well as �international laws. �Now this:
by DRo
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Dec 05, 2010 at 08:43 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Couldn't happen to a nicer company. Halliburton said that the Chevron ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Oct 28, 2010 at 10:57 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
Hey kids, long time first time and all that. Hey, do you hate Fox News? Of course you do! Did you think Juan Williams was kind of a pantload even before getting fired from NPR? Probably. Did you ...
by slappymagoo
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Oct 21, 2010 at 09:23 PM PDT with 11 Recommends