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Profiting In A Time Of War

Associated Press via MSNBC : The chief executives of corporations making big profits from the war on terror are enjoying far bigger pay increases tha

Associated Press via MSNBC :

The chief executives of corporations making big profits from the war on terror are enjoying far bigger pay increases than CEOs of nondefense companies, according to a study by two liberal groups.

The study, conducted by the Institute for Policy Studies and United for a Fair Economy, found that, on average, CEOs of corporations with extensive defense contracts are getting paid about double what they made before Sept. 11, 2001.

CEOs of other large corporations - without big stakes in the war - have averaged pay gains of 6 percent during the same period, the study said.

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I wonder, how many of those CEOs have a "I support the troops" magnet on their cars?

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