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newspeak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-27-09 09:21 AM
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48. actually, I don't believe the mercenaries keep the death count low
Yep, the CEO of XE is a "crusader" who I believe thinks the more muslins he offs the better. XE/Blackwater rarely has been held accountable for their actions. This company seems to not know what the Geneva Convention is and apparently has used illegal weapons in Iraq. Because of murdering innocent civilians, they cause more harm to our soldiers. We had a thread a while ago about Blackwater, about Blackwater being used as domestic security. As I stated before (and now it seems that it's proven), Blackwater can hire the thugs of the world. Thugs who operated under Pinochet's regime and other immoral, nasty regimes. Think about this company doing security in our country, against our citizens with hired thugs. I'd say that the company is very very dangerous, not only to countries like Iraq, but to our own. So far until now, there has been little to no accountability for this company.
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  - Kerry opposes outsourcing of security to Blackwater sabra  Aug-25-09 12:13 PM   #0 
  - Good!  Inuca   Aug-25-09 12:21 PM   #1 
  - Kerry manages to say what needed to be said. Blackwater (& companies like them) needs to go  nc4bo   Aug-25-09 12:29 PM   #2 
  - I would hope so. nt  onehandle   Aug-25-09 12:32 PM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-25-09 01:15 PM   #4 
  - That's crap.  rosesaylavee   Aug-25-09 01:27 PM   #5 
  - There's an old saying used by psychologists that applies here.  Iowa   Aug-25-09 02:24 PM   #11 
  - I disagree with you  rosesaylavee   Aug-26-09 11:09 PM   #47 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-25-09 02:24 PM   #12 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-25-09 03:02 PM   #18 
  - Good for John Kerry  PufPuf23   Aug-25-09 01:32 PM   #6 
  - I'm glad for this action. Kerry is completely correct on...  YvonneCa   Aug-25-09 01:48 PM   #7 
  - But if State does nothing then what??????  lsewpershad   Aug-25-09 01:57 PM   #8 
  - Kerry and others need to appeal to Obama, who has the ability to make the change  karynnj   Aug-25-09 02:49 PM   #15 
  - His a link to the article on the Prince letter  karynnj   Aug-25-09 03:58 PM   #28 
  - Why would you assume they'll do...  YvonneCa   Aug-25-09 03:45 PM   #22 
  - But if State does nothing then what??????  lsewpershad   Aug-25-09 01:57 PM   #9 
     - My, you got all excited, didn't...  YvonneCa   Aug-25-09 03:46 PM   #23 
  - Blackwater/Xe and other for profit mercenary corporations should be outlawed period.  Uncle Joe   Aug-25-09 02:07 PM   #10 
  - Ahh...I see he raises his head on this issue, but buries it on how he's helping kill a public option  NoodleyAppendage   Aug-25-09 02:29 PM   #13 
  - Kerry is NOT killing the public option - he is for it and has been since the start  karynnj   Aug-25-09 03:00 PM   #17 
  - Federal Prison  palmetto progressive   Aug-25-09 02:38 PM   #14 
  - I have to agree with Senator Kerry....  winyanstaz   Aug-25-09 02:49 PM   #16 
  - Yeah...  Rebubula   Aug-25-09 03:06 PM   #19 
  - President Kerry!  Enthusiast   Aug-25-09 03:08 PM   #20 
  - Things like this may be why he faced the institutionalized  karynnj   Aug-25-09 03:24 PM   #21 
  - Yes, he is an honest, genuine and  Enthusiast   Aug-25-09 03:46 PM   #24 
  - Not "may be"...  YvonneCa   Aug-25-09 03:49 PM   #26 
     - I think you're right  karynnj   Aug-25-09 03:55 PM   #27 
        - Qualifiers are safer...  YvonneCa   Aug-25-09 03:58 PM   #29 
        - LOL.  EFerrari   Aug-25-09 11:21 PM   #38 
  - Agreed...  YvonneCa   Aug-25-09 03:48 PM   #25 
  - Good luck, Sen. Kerry, but the Obama Administration has extended existing contract  katandmoon   Aug-25-09 06:27 PM   #30 
  - Smart move.  proteus_lives   Aug-25-09 07:22 PM   #31 
  - John Kerry, always on the right side of things.  EFerrari   Aug-25-09 07:27 PM   #32 
  - mercenaries or military, same result.  excess_3   Aug-25-09 08:40 PM   #33 
  - Two differences  karynnj   Aug-25-09 10:31 PM   #34 
  - Hopefully this firm will fold because of the crimes that have  babylonsister   Aug-25-09 10:53 PM   #36 
  - Excellent! nt  babylonsister   Aug-25-09 10:51 PM   #35 
  - Blackwater owner is a terrorist  JI7   Aug-25-09 11:20 PM   #37 
  - as well as several employees  karynnj   Aug-26-09 12:36 AM   #39 
  - Thank you, John.  Vidar   Aug-26-09 05:13 AM   #40 
  - Good for Kerry. I hope State can get this done in a timely manner. nt  beachmom   Aug-26-09 07:45 AM   #41 
  - It will be interesting to hear their response nt  karynnj   Aug-26-09 08:13 AM   #42 
  - Two Kicks  politicasista   Aug-26-09 09:57 AM   #43 
  - K&R. Glad to hear it. We need to de-privatize military services.  Overseas   Aug-26-09 10:21 AM   #44 
  - "Christian mercenaries"?  karynnj   Aug-26-09 11:12 AM   #46 
     - actually, I don't believe the mercenaries keep the death count low  newspeak   Aug-27-09 09:21 AM   #48 
  - even a contractor friend of mine considers Blackwater to be sick in the head  fascisthunter   Aug-26-09 11:11 AM   #45 

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