Even more evidence of government failure

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    Needs to be corrected.
     
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    Any cut is extreme...............
     
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    Sounds almost as bad as those $20.00 hamburgers Haliburton was charging for...

    Investigating Halliburton



    Ah, yes, that private sector efficiency we've heard so much about.
     
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    Only the government allows itself to be ripped off in such fashion, and turds like you blame it on the private sector.
     
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    Uh, yeah, actually, I do.

    The government was fighting a war and trying to make sure that the troops got what they needed.

    Halliburton gave them substandard food, polluted water, faulty electricity in the barracks, and charged the government through the nose for it.

    And oddly, who was Halliburton's ex-CEO? Dick Cheney.
     
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    Thing is, when the private sector is busted the issue is addressed as your link demonstrates.
     
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    Ah guilt by association.


    With you being the type of repub you are...No wonder that side has gotten their asses kicked over the last century......... The abuses should be prosecuted. But each party in its unique way contributed to that no bid status.
     
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    Yes, they did. But you know what the real source of the problem is.

    The Army never should have HAD to have gotten these outside contractors. They should have done what we did in every other war we fought- start a draft, put enough warm bodies in uniform to provide the service and support functions the army needs to fight in the field.

    But that would be politically unpopular. So let's subcontract out to an outfit like Halliburton. We didn't even count their dead employees as part of the official death toll in Iraq.

    Hey, also, we have this story.

    Former Halliburton Employee Jamie Leigh Jones Testifies Before Senate on Rape Case - ABC News

     
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    Sounds to me like they are addressing the AmTrak stuff, too.
     

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