Tuesday, May 10, 2005

Army Gives Halliburton a $72 Million Attaboy

Politics News Article Reuters.com:

The posterchild for "free enterprise"(even though no one else could bid on the work) , Halliburton gets a $72 million bonus for doing a poor job supporting an unnecessary "war"--one that has taken US focus off the war on terror for two years.

Sen Frank Lautenberg:
It is outrageous that the Bush Administration would give Halliburton a bonus after we have seen its overcharges, sloppy accounting and kick-back schemes in Iraq. Giving Halliburton a bonus is like giving your worst employee a raise.

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