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Logan's spouse was paid by the U.S. government to manipulate civilian public opinion about the disastrous war in Iraq. Read more...
The contractor the Obama U.S. State Department hired for the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) of the northern half of TransCanada's Keystone XL (KXL) tar sands export pipeline overtly lied on its conflict-of-interest disclosure form Read more...
The U.S. Department of Labor has fined a private security contractor $75,000 for failing to file timely reports on the deaths of workers in Iraq as required by law. The Sandi Group, based in Washington D.C., delayed telling the Labor department that 30 of its employees had been killed while working for the company between 2003 and 2005, according to the department. Read more...
This story is just disgusting. There ought to be criminal charges against this contractor for doing this, instead of them trying to dump their liabilities onto the taxpayers: KBR, Guilty In Iraq Negligence, Wants Taxpayers To Foot The Read more...
Keith talks to Jeremy Scahill about the latest revelations implicating Blackwater in murder and gun smuggling and for having a radical right, neo-crus Read more...

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(h/t Andy K) Erik Prince's company Blackwater (now known as XE) has been embroiled in controversy for years. Company employees have posted videos o Read more...
Why do I get the feeling this will get swept under the rug and nothing will happen to KBR? Will their contracts in Iraq be affected at all? AP via Ya Read more...
VetVoice: The Pentagon has provided $30 billion in contracts to KBR during the Iraq War. Apparently that's just the Basic Troop Support Package, howe Read more...
PERRspectives Blog: The NY Times was sitting on the McCain/lobbyist story when it endorsed the 'straight talker' in the GOP primary last month. Buck Read more...
hi kids, skippy the bush kangaroo here, with today's round up: continuing with the economic questions of the week: how's the dollar doing? how's your Read more...