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rhite5 Donating Member (510 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-16-04 01:19 AM
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14. Competitive Bidding vs No-Bid contracts is the big
issue on the contracts question.

Remember that any NEW contracts would be open competitive bid contracts, open to Iraqi contractors as well as American companies and the contractors in all other countries.

The no-bid contracts that have been awarded are shameful drains on our Treasury and the Iraqi financial resources we are holding in our country's banks. You know they are priced double, treble and quadrupal what they should be. You also know the Iraqi contractors could likely underbid most all other companies. (and of course do a better job -- it's their country, their schools and hospitals and bridges, etc.

That the original contracts were allowed in the first place only happened because our Congress gave Bush carte blanc to declaring Wartime conditions so he could issue Executive Orders.

If it comes to a court challenge on any uncompleted earlier contracts, I cannot imagine any American jury choosing to go along with those tainted contracts once they know the facts.

Even if the jury is packed with Republicans.

#8 The reason other countries have refused to commit troops is because they refuse to bow to anything led and controlled by BushCo. Once supervision is turned over to the UN, that picture changes drastically.

You gotta know the killing on both sides will not end until our country is out of there -- our troops and our leadership.
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