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Huck Cooper Donating Member (1 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-31-04 05:08 PM
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34. I know one of these contractor types.
I know a guy who does work similar to this. While in the USA, he works for a well known Civil Rights organization. His job is basically body guard/threat assessment. He does noble work that is useful when you think about all the crazy people out there.

He has had a chance to go over to Iraq, and help bodyguard some of the new Iraqi Officials. He didnt go, but if he had, I would say that he wouldn't have deserved to die over it.

I think it is an outright lie to call these people mercenaries. They aren't there to kill people. They are there to defend people and save lives.

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  -Here is the company where the 4 guys who were killed today in Iraq worked NNN0LHI  Mar-31-04 04:16 PM   #0 
  - Let me guess: Providing mercenaries to oil companies worldwide.  aquart   Mar-31-04 04:19 PM   #1 
  - How did you find out?  DoctorMyEyes   Mar-31-04 04:20 PM   #2 
  - MSNBC refers to the company . . .  webtrainer   Mar-31-04 04:30 PM   #13 
  - Thanks  DoctorMyEyes   Mar-31-04 04:33 PM   #16 
  - thanks for the link n/t  maddezmom   Mar-31-04 04:54 PM   #29 
  - 4 Killed in Iraq Worked for Security Firm  NNN0LHI   Mar-31-04 04:40 PM   #20 
  - Armed combatants.  DrWeird   Mar-31-04 04:20 PM   #3 
  - If they aren't in uniform they are spys  Bandit   Mar-31-04 04:56 PM   #30 
  - not a surprise  maddezmom   Mar-31-04 04:21 PM   #4 
  - Well I guess one persons 'civilian contractor'  Eureka   Mar-31-04 04:22 PM   #5 
  - Damn, you guys.  Killarney   Mar-31-04 04:22 PM   #6 
  - Tell you what...  DrWeird   Mar-31-04 04:23 PM   #7 
  - Fuck you for sayinig that I don't respect the thousands of civilians kille  Killarney   Mar-31-04 04:26 PM   #9 
  - Hey, you assumed I didn't respect these dead guys.  DrWeird   Mar-31-04 04:28 PM   #11 
  - I agree with you, Killarney  alcuno   Mar-31-04 04:32 PM   #14 
  - these people knew the dangers they were placing themselves in..  frylock   Mar-31-04 04:38 PM   #17 
  - Blame Bush, don't blame them.  SeveneightyWhoa   Mar-31-04 04:26 PM   #10 
     - Not only Bush is to blame for this  camero   Mar-31-04 04:40 PM   #19 
  - Who showed a lack of respect?  prolesunited   Mar-31-04 04:51 PM   #25 
  - How do you know this wasn't repayment for what these Mercenaries did to  KoKo01   Mar-31-04 04:57 PM   #31 
  - Dogs of war.  DemsUnite   Mar-31-04 04:24 PM   #8 
  - remember the film with christopher walken?  adriennui   Mar-31-04 04:46 PM   #24 
  - Alot of times when there are reports of Americans getting killed  mmonk   Mar-31-04 04:52 PM   #27 
  - They knew what they were getting into  Vickers   Mar-31-04 04:29 PM   #12 
  - do you think  notadmblnd   Mar-31-04 04:33 PM   #15 
  - NBC4 (Washington, DC) reported...  theHandpuppet   Mar-31-04 04:44 PM   #23 
  - The CIA does contract out their dirty work.  alfredo   Mar-31-04 04:52 PM   #26 
  - KoKo01 posted their "curriculum" on the dyncorp thread  SoCalDem   Mar-31-04 04:40 PM   #18 
  - Here are more photo's and stuff about them. I just researched it on SoCal  KoKo01   Mar-31-04 04:41 PM   #21 
  - Bush admin hiring security guards with your tax dollars now  Mari333   Mar-31-04 04:41 PM   #22 
  - I hate death. All death. But live by the sword, die by the sword  NNN0LHI   Mar-31-04 04:53 PM   #28 
  - Don, I live in NC the website for this Blackwater group sent chills down  KoKo01   Mar-31-04 05:04 PM   #32 
  - My NC map says this is near "Outer Banks" close to VA Border in NC, and  KoKo01   Mar-31-04 05:07 PM   #33 
  - Mercenaries-R-Us  Jacobin   Mar-31-04 05:10 PM   #35 
     - a private army for corporate amerika?  notadmblnd   Mar-31-04 05:54 PM   #38 
  - I know one of these contractor types.  Huck Cooper   Mar-31-04 05:08 PM   #34 
     - and if in the course of defending people, they kill a few - well...  thebigidea   Mar-31-04 05:11 PM   #36 
     - Absolutely! We may all have to become "mercenaries" with "Downsizing"  KoKo01   Mar-31-04 06:06 PM   #39 
     - I can understand your point. Not all these people are bad. BUT they  KoKo01   Mar-31-04 05:21 PM   #37 
  - No one cares about this's dead...folks here think it's great  KoKo01   Mar-31-04 06:10 PM   #40 
  - Hired Mercenaries.  0rion   Mar-31-04 06:12 PM   #41 
  - "BSC does not hire you; we contract you as an independent contractor"  amen1234   Mar-31-04 06:17 PM   #42 
  - these guys are combattants  ithacan   Mar-31-04 06:40 PM   #43 
  - seems the iraqi's considered these guys 'enemy combatants'  KG   Mar-31-04 06:44 PM   #44 

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