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Response to berni_mccoy (Original post)

Fri Sep 19, 2014, 12:33 PM

42. All out WAR would make these guys really happy. $$

For the GREAT MILITARY INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX.... it isn't about OIL, it's about $$$$!

HOPEFULLY, our President, with help from France and the other countries, can stop these war moneymakers from getting what they want. Just to name a few we've seen all over the media lately:

General Jack Keane Retired:
Pushing for WAR: Left unsaid during his media appearances (and left unmentioned on his congressional witness disclosure form) are Keane’s other gigs: as special adviser to Academi, the contractor formerly known as Blackwater; as a board member to tank and aircraft manufacturer General Dynamics; a “venture partner” to SCP Partners, an investment firm that partners with defense contractors, including XVionics,Retired General

Anthony Zinni, perhaps the loudest advocate of a large deployment of American soliders into the region to fight IS, is a board member to BAE Systems’ US subsidiary, and also works for several military-focused private equity firms.

CNN pundit Frances Townsend, a former Bush administration official, has recently appeared on television calling for more military engagement against IS. As the Public Accountability Initiative, a nonprofit that studies elite power structures, reported, Townsend “holds positions in two investment firms with defense company holdings, MacAndrews & Forbes and Monument Capital Group, and serves as an advisor to defense contractor Decision Sciences.”


FromThe Nation

Now if we could just find out what McCain, Graham, and others have stock in... Cheney, we know - Haliburton! Pretty sure the Carlyle Group (Bush Senior, Colin Powell?) are invested in Mercenaries.

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