Friday, June 5, 2009
With Barack Obama as commander in chief there has been a 23% increase in Iraq of “Private Security Contractors” working for the D o D
Newly released Pentagon statistics show that in both Iraq and Afghanistan the number of armed contractors is rising. 250,000!
As Jim Hightower explains it, is that “the wealthiest 1 percent of Americans possess more net worth today than the bottom 90 percent of us combined. Worse, these privileged few and their political henchmen have structured a new economic ‘normal’ of long-term joblessness, low wages, no benefits or worker rights, miserly public services, and a steadily widening chasm between the rich and the rest of us.” We must restore sanity to this nation.