Category Archives: The Truth is Outsourced

The Truth Is Outsourced

“Good enough for government work” takes on a new meaning when the government outsources the work. Take, for instance, the US State Department hiring a consultant called Cardno Entrix to handle the entire Keystone XL permitting process. ThinkProgress: Cardno is … Continue reading

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Area 51: The Truth Is Outsourced

My effort to find the real story at Area 51. Enjoy.

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The Morning Awful

Halliburton propaganda films: Halliburton not only lost $100 billion of taxpayer money in the desert; now they’re responsible for a multibillion-dollar oil spill cleanup. Why should this corporate-person be trusted with anything again? If this corporate-person was a corporeal-person, they … Continue reading

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Return Of The Ugly American

I’m reminded of William Lederer’s seminal work. HuffPo Investigative Fund reports: During a Senate homeland security subcommittee hearing Thursday, a Pentagon official laid out plans for a new “full and open competition” for police training that likely could take until … Continue reading

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Art Imitates Life Imitating Art

In case you haven’t heard, the makers of South Park have reacted to the Blackwater story: I haven’t felt this much buzz since the boys went all over town trying to watch the Terrence and Phillip movie preview. If you’re … Continue reading

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No Immunity For Rumsfeld

The worst SecDef in American history will not be protected from the consequences of his policy. Which is what happens when you treat US citizens just like Teh Brown: The suit filed in 2006 alleges that while working for the … Continue reading

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The Truth Is Outsourced

Republican donors are being feted at the Blackwater training facility in North Carolina. Apparently, associating itself with one of the most unpopular companies on the planet (even teabaggers hate the company formerly known as Blackwater) is just natural to the … Continue reading

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The Truth Is Outsourced

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) wants to rein in the era of outsourced war. She was talking about her efforts with HuffPo’s Ryan Grim: As Schakowsky, seated in her office, lays out her plan for phasing out military reliance on contractors, … Continue reading

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Just Like Bush, the Series

From AP via HuffPo: BAGHDAD — The U.S. will appeal a court decision dismissing manslaughter charges against five Blackwater Worldwide guards involved in a deadly 2007 Baghdad shooting, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said Saturday. Because Obama is just like … Continue reading

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The Truth Is Outsourced

The attempted coverup of dead Blackwater agents in Afghanistan lasted days: Bear in mind that Obama can’t get rid of Blackwater/Xe. It’s managed to make itself essential in the outsourcing of American conflict. The company line didn’t hold up to … Continue reading

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Apple Is Evil

Once again, the truth is outsourced. From Gizmodo: They call themselves the Worldwide Loyalty Team. Among some employees, they are known as the Apple Gestapo, a group of moles always spying in headquarters and stores, reporting directly to Jobs and … Continue reading

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