By Jeremy Scahill
The nonpartisan Project on Government Oversight and Reform recently revealed that the top 100 government contractors made nearly $300 billion from federal contracts in 2007 alone. Since 1995 these same contractors have been involved with 676 cases of “misconduct” and paid $26 billion in fines to settle cases stemming from fraud, waste or abuse. Fines and other penalties, it seems, are simply the stunningly small price of doing government business.
Posted in Elections, Housing, NWO
Tagged ACORN, ACORN Act, Boeing, corporate felon, corporate fraud, crimes, fraud, Housing, justice, lockheed-martin, Northrop Grumman
By Chris Hedges
The right-wing accusations against Barack Obama are true. He is a socialist, although he practices socialism for corporations. He is squandering the country’s future with deficits that can never be repaid. He has retained and even bolstered our surveillance state to spy on Americans. He is forcing us to buy into a health care system that will enrich corporations and expand the abuse of our for-profit medical care. He will not stanch unemployment. He will not end our wars. He will not rebuild the nation. He is a tool of the corporate state.
The right wing is not wrong. It is not the problem. We are the problem. Continue reading
Posted in Neoliberalism, NWO, Obama and Company, Prisons, Resistance
Tagged activism, afghanistan veterans, bush-obama resource wars, corporate fraud, corporatism, corruption, imperialism, iraq veterans, middle east wars, Neoliberalism, never ending war, New World Order, post traumatic stress disorder, resource wars