Blackwater Won Contracts Via Dozens Of Dummy Corporations

  Jeremy Scahill has been sounding the alarm on this horrific organization for some time:  Huffington Post  WASHINGTON – The security company Blackwater Worldwide formed a network of 30 shell companies and subsidiaries to try to get millions of dollars in government business after the company faced strong criticism for reckless conduct in Iraq, The… More Blackwater Won Contracts Via Dozens Of Dummy Corporations

Choke It, Starve It, Shrink It: What That Government Shutdown Talk Is Really About

Talking Points Memo Now that we know the Republicans have settled on a campaign strategy pledging to “defund” health care reform if they win back Congressional power, it’s time to take a look at what that actually means. Could it be a precursor to a Republican showdown with President Obama repeating the 1995 and 1996 government… More Choke It, Starve It, Shrink It: What That Government Shutdown Talk Is Really About