Sunday, September 5, 2010

You hear that giant sucking sound?? Its taxpayer money going into the pockets of evangelical, private armies....

"In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist."
Dwight D. Eisenhower

(Apparently the answer to shirking accountability in this country is changing your mercenary company's name to something that idiot "journalists" don't know now to pronounce..... Xe my ass....I mean, fuck, it took a news scandal for them to stop inscribing bible verses on their carbines)

Report: Blackwater Created Shell Companies
Published: September 04, 2010

by The Associated Press

The security company Blackwater Worldwide formed a network of 30 shell companies and subsidiaries to try to get millions of dollars in government business after the company faced strong criticism for reckless conduct in Iraq, The New York Times reported Friday.

The newspaper said that it was unclear how many of the created companies got American contracts but that at least three of them obtained work with the U.S. military and the CIA.

Sen. Carl Levin, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, has asked the Justice Department to see whether Blackwater misled the government when using the subsidiaries to gain government contracts, according to the Times. . .

(Read the article in full here)

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