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The article says "Republicans joined longtime Democrats". Whose the "they" that were in office??
Keep politics out of it shots, all taxpayers are getting ripped off.......including yourself!!
Billions and billions of dollars are being swindled from you and I and every other taxpayer, and people like you turn a blind eye to it because political affiliation and taking sides is somehow more important. Man that's waaaaaaaaaay beyond ignorant and very juvenile as well. You and others like yourself doom us all.
Well perhaps if the rest of the news media had jumped on the story, I might agree with you, but only the times and one other obscure none news site are carrying the story. I see this as nothing more then a witch hunt since the Times (who is known to be antie Bush) originated the story used by both.
Again sorry you can not see the hypocrisy here, but that is not my problem you are so blind that you cannot see it.
If that's how you feel shots, make your vote and exit this thread. No problem.
You are adding nothing to the discussion.
But as usual Haliburton gets away with anything they want and still gets the money they want.
What can I say Shots, we already know who are the ones making a buck and profiting from the "War" right?
Shot, just one of the last knights protectiong the bad dealings of the present administration are you?
Well too bad I guess you are just one of the few left behind that can not smell the rot just yet.
Do not give be that kind of BS Marg. Do you know how much Haliburton made last year?
Halliburton made something like $48 million on $1.3 billion in Iraq contracts in 2004 according to the New York Times That's a 3.5% before tax profit; tax mind you, that's gross not net.
Now if you know anything at all about business, then you know that is the kind of performance that would have most shareholders forming a lynch mob outside the boardroom. I also hope you realize they could have made more money by investing in a good savings CD
But do not let that be known it will show the world what a fool some people are for being ignorant when it comes to company profits.
Posted by: Matt at January 11, 2004 01:29 AM
Halliburton made something like $48 million on $1.3 billion in Iraq contracts last year according to the NYTimes (I don't have the exact figures right here but look it up that is essentially correct). That's a 3.5% before tax profit. Before tax mind you, that's gross.
If you know anything at all about business then you know that's the kind of performance that has shareholders forming lynch mobs outside the boardroom. They could have made more money on their investment with a passbook savings account - with no risk at all.