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Senator Levin Raises Serious Questions

By Remy Benoit

Indeed, he raises questions that should have been raised years ago. And someone should ask, why if we can afford to hire contractors for war, we can't seem to take care of our own Veterans?

From Anne Flaherty, AP, at Reader Supported News Senator Warns About 1B Dollar Deal for Blackwater.

And, there is the question of how, once you raise private armies you control them. Who decides where they are needed: them or us?

Down History Lane Blackwater Mercenaries Used in New Orleans. Isn't this National Guard work?


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