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Who Will Profit From the Wars in Iraq and Syria?
Business  (tags: War & Peace, U.S., Iraq, Syria, War on Terror, Corporate Power )

Judy
- 20 days ago - commondreams.org
War is good business for those in the business of war. Unfortunately, while profits for the Pentagon's contractors increase, so does the cost to taxpayers in billions in waste, fraud, and abuse.
Defense Contractor Ordered to Pay Millions to National Guard Soldiers
Business  (tags: defense contractor, KBR, National Guard, soldiers win lawsuit, Iraq, 2003, Qarmat Ali water facility, toxic chemicals, hexavalent chromium, negligent exposure, illnesses, carcinogen )

Judy
- 717 days ago - cnn.com
Defense contractor KBR was negligent in exposing National Guard soldiers to toxic chemicals at a water plant in Iraq, a federal jury in Portland, Oregon, found Friday.
What Labor Is Fighting for This Labor Day (Video)
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, bush, candidates, cheney, Palin, congress, constitution, corruption, crime, democrats, elections, economy, ethics, freedoms, healthcare, housing, iraq, lies, mccain, media, military, news, politics, republicans, socialsecurity, labor )

Al
- 1507 days ago - truth-out.org
"The right to organize means that people are standing up for themselves, why are Republicans against that?"
Inequality Is the Real Debt Burden
Business  (tags: Afghanistan, education, Health Care, Iraq, Joblessness, National Debt, U.S. Federal Government, War )

Kemsa
- 1558 days ago - blcnn.wordpress.com
Recent polls indicate that many Americans are as concerned about growing government debt as they are about terrorism. It's interesting that concern about debt occurs almost rhythmically when conservatives are out of power.
Former Blackwater Employees Accuse Security Contractor of Defrauding Government
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, bushadministration, cheney, congress, bush, dishonesty, democrats, ethics, government, iraq, military, republicans, war, usa, corporate, corruption, money, society, law, world )

Locan
- 1712 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Two former employees of Blackwater Worldwide have accused the private security contractor of defrauding the government for years through phony billing, including charging taxpayers for alcohol-filled parties, spa trips and a prostitute.
The Blithering Idiot Is Back
Business  (tags: iraq, politics, republicans, education, news, business, economy )

Robert
- 1965 days ago - americablog.com
Now the lady who thought Africa was a country is an expert on economics. Her quotes speak for themselves:
Meltdown Madness: The Human Costs of the Economic Crisis
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, bush, bushadministration, cheney, cia, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, economy, ethics, government, Govtfearmongering, housing, iraq, lies, media, military, news, obama, politics, propaganda, r )

Kathleen
- 2092 days ago - truthout.org
Bankruptcies, foreclosures, evictions and layoffs, the economic meltdown has taken a heavy toll on Americans. In response, a range of extreme acts including suicide, self-inflicted injury, murder, and arson have hit the local news.
Equal Pay for Breadwinners: More Men Are Jobless While Women Earn Less for Equal Work
Business  (tags: bushadministration, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, ethics, freedoms, government, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, iraq, lies, media, military, news, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, democrats, socialsecu )

Kathleen
- 2097 days ago - truthout.org
"With so many men out of work, it is clear that more families are relying on women workers to make ends meet. As women increasingly take on the role of breadwinner, ensuring that they get a fair wage is taking on more urgency than ever before.....
Loan Titans Paid McCain Adviser Nearly $2 Million
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, bush, bushadministration, candidates, cheney, cia, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, economy, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, iraq, lies, mccain )

Kathleen
- 2220 days ago - truthout.org
"Senator John McCain's campaign manager was paid more than $30,000 a month for five years as president of an advocacy group set up by the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to defend them against stricter regulations, current and former official
Iraq Cancels Six No-Bid Oil Contracts
Business  (tags: Iraq, Iraq Oil, Iraq Oil Contracts, Oil Contracts, Bush, Cheney, BIG OIL, Campaign 2008, John McCain, Warwire, Politics News )

Blue
- 2229 days ago - nytimes.com
al-Shahristani, saidhat talks with Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Shell, Total, BP and several smaller companies for one-year deals, which were announced in June and subsequently delayed, had dragged on for so long that the companies could not now fulfill the work
More Rate Cuts From Fed Expected Tuesday
Business  (tags: Bush, Fiscally Irresponsible Republicans, War, Iraq, Bernanke, Federal Reserve, Interest, Rate )

Blue
- 2411 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Desperate to aid an economy in crisis, the Federal Reserve is ready to deliver yet another big interest rate cut.
Senators Levin & Warner Visit Iraq
Business  (tags: Banks, Business, Commander-in-chief, Conspiracy, Democratic, Government, Inflation, Iraq )

Barry
- 2414 days ago - opednews.com
I was shocked to read a report about Iraqi oil money sitting in banks while the US pays for reconstruction. It's seems odd that the News shows didn't mention it or ask Sen. Levin about today on TV.
California Station Sells Gas For $5 A Gallon
Business  (tags: $5 Gallon Gas, Big Sur, Gas, Gas Prices, Gas Prices California, Gorda, Higest Gas Prices, Breaking Business News, Bush, Republicans, war, Iraq )

Blue
- 2421 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Gas prices in California are at an all-time high. The statewide average price for a gallon of regular is now 58 cents more per gallon, than the same time last year.
Is the Economy a Casualty of War?
Business  (tags: business, economy, world, iraq, government )

Cal
- 2422 days ago - motherjones.com
Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz has blamed the Iraq war for sending the United States into a recession. On Wednesday, he told a London think tank that the war caused the credit crunch and the housing crisis that are propelling the current ec
 

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