Iraq For Sale: The War Profiteers (2006) – Delves into the alleged war profiteering and negligence of private contractors and consultants who went to Iraq as part of the US war effort. Looks at four major contractors who were over-billing the U.S. government and doing substandard work. [01:15:22]

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Anyone wanna bet they had strong connection with influential people inside the government?


I had a contractor swing through our CHU to fix AC units. He told me he was getting paid $175k/yr to do his job…which ended up being just identifying which AC units needed to get fixed, and then someone else did the repairs. Meanwhile, I met another dude who was working on helicopter systems making $140k/yr but he actually worked his ass off. Their pay scales aren’t the problem, most of that is consideration for the time away from family and being in a military environment as a civilian with no health benefits…the problem is that the organizations connecting these guys to the work could pay that and still make a hefty profit! Like, how much was that company getting paid with tax dollars to have a guy say “yup, this swamp cooler is fucked”.


So we were wrong in Vietnam, Nicaragua, Iraq, Libya, Syria and Afghanistan, but luckily we have it right this time!


Yes Reddit, please tell me once again how George W. Bush is such a nice guy because he tell jokes and paints soldiers…


I’m still waiting for an explanation on why we invaded. George W was the worst President in modern American history