Halliburton gets $.5 Billion NO BID CONTRACT

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  1. faceking

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    in the second year of the Obamanation. Fuck, even I couldn't make that shit up.


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    (keep rocking back and forth, libertards... now roll into a fetal position)

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    Bush Cheney

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    Your boy Barry... continues to turn his ardent fans into a bigger hypocrite than a GOP congressman taking in the ass from some NAMBLA union rep...

    KBR to Get No-Bid Army Work as U.S. Alleges Kickbacks (Update1) - BusinessWeek
     
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    The Army awarded the work, under its 2001 contract with KBR. Both the Executive and Legislative Branches object. And the Justice Dept is suing.
     
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    Please don't disrupt the ignorant rant with mere facts!!!
     
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    :biggrin1: Never throw facts into a good story...you ruin it
     
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    So that's what "PWND!" means.
     
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    libertards, Barry, NAMBLA union rep.
    err using words and phrases like those and you want people to comment on your post?

    What are your actual feelings on the no-bid contract?
     
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    It may not be ideal, but I think that it was a reasonable decision. It would be stupid to even consider changing up such a major part of the infistructure with such a short amount of time left. Frankly the charges against KBR don't sound all that serious. It would be like if you have a friend that owes you $20, yeah you're going to want to get that back but you're not going to stop hanging around with them.

    This can also, loosely, be related to economics. Say you have a business with a lease on the building up in 6 months. But your business is falling short of breaking even every month. Sometimes it is better to stay open for those 6 months and loose a couple grand each month than to close up shop and loose 20 grand each month. At this point it is better to just stick it out and close up shop when we pull out in 2011.
     
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    I'm disappointed in you, Faceking.

    The thread title is great, but the language and construction of your OP is exactly the sort of bias-laden flame baiting that this forum needs to rise above.
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    On the subject itself, I noticed this in the early part of your linked article:

    It would seem that Congressional efforts are underway to effect changes to existing practices...and the last time I checked, the Justice Department was an arm of the federal executive branch, meaning they ultimately take their marching orders from the White House. So it doesn't appear that the Obama administration is all that happy with the status quo, either.
     
  9. Kotchanski

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    You will note here that the Politics forum is currently under review. This has come about for a number of reasons, one of which is this type of thread. Had the opening post of the thread considered the points made in the linked article, raised them as discussion points, and offered personal insight and opinions, there would be no problem here. However, given the opening post's tone, lack of serious argument and inflammatory language, the Moderating Team have decided to close this thread.

    The topic is by no means off-limits, and if anyone would like to start a new thread on the same topic, giving a cogent opening post which develops in to an open and frank debate, the Moderating Team would have no objections.
     
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