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Forum Post: US mercenaries are literally getting away with murder!

Posted 6 years ago on April 11, 2012, 10:39 a.m. EST by Umong (0)
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[-] 2 points by MachineShopHippie (216) from Louisville, KY 6 years ago

Agree with his conclusion - removing our military but leaving our contractors behind is perpetuating the war.

[-] 1 points by toukarin (488) 6 years ago

Why is this news to anyone? Also why do people actually believe that we are out of Iraq? Or that we will ever leave Iraq? Its Saudi ARAMCO all over again. With "private military contractors" to back them... multinational companies are taking over the natural resources of the Iraqi people.

While we are on the subject, why do we even allow these contractors to exist? Entire armies equipped for war in private hands. Sounds like something from a feudal era.

[-] 1 points by JadedGem (895) 6 years ago

The only reason these contractors exist is because they are allowed to be more brutal than the US military. Accused of their crimes early in the War, they were not bought up on any charges. They were hired to the US's dirty work and given free reign to do ANYTHING with politicians acting as if they had no power to drag them back or end the their contracts. It was dance a little sidestep about claims of what the regulations were and the reasons the US couldn't do thing to because they were not US military but independent contractors (Want to ask how much these politicians had in these companies???). It was BS then and its still the same.

[-] 1 points by Reneye (118) 6 years ago

Thanks for this....I was just about to post this and saw your post. Good to know that someone else is on the lookout for these news bulletins. Keep up the good work.

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 6 years ago

we do the same thing in state paying for weapons construction

[-] 0 points by hchc (3297) from Tampa, FL 6 years ago

The USA has made a small town out of mercenaries. ITs disgusting. And if anyone thinks we are droning 5 nations, but leaving Iraq alone, they are insane.

The people of the USA love war.

[-] 2 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 6 years ago

there's a lot of military contracts keeping people comfortably employed

[-] 1 points by hchc (3297) from Tampa, FL 6 years ago

There sure is. I've known a few of them.