August 30th, 2009


Blackwater Continues

I'm not shocked, just disgusted by continued revelations about this company that is still around despite such epic incompetence that its name is becoming synonymous with bad, shady work.

Jeremy Scahill | Flushing Blackwater
Jeremy Scahill, The Nation: "Blackwater, the private mercenary company owned by Erik Prince, has been thrust back into the spotlight by a series of stunning revelations about its role in covert US programs. Since at least 2002, Blackwater has worked for the CIA in Afghanistan and Pakistan on 'black' contracts. On August 19, The New York Times revealed that the company was, in fact, a central part of a secret CIA assassination program that Dick Cheney allegedly ordered concealed from Congress."

Free Stuff Day!

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