Dispatches from the Creation Wars

War Profiteering Exposed

The Chicago Tribune has a remarkable article on war profiteering over the last few years, especially on the part of KBR and Haliburton. Prostitutes, bribes in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, the story has it all. Anyone shocked? Me neither. The Pentagon over the last few years has quadrupled its private contracts while cutting in half its contract supervision. You don’t have to be a genius to predict what follows.