An Illustrated Guide to Mendacity and Folly in the Imperium Americanum

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(AP) Bush visits Walter Reed “but critics questioned the timing of the visit six weeks after shoddy conditions were exposed there.”

Schmidt: Walter Reed Scandal Overblown, Alarming… supporting the troops, Republican style…

(AP) Walter Reed deal hindered by disputes “An Army contract to privatize maintenance at Walter Reed Medical Center was delayed more than three years” before being awarded to IAP, chaired by former Treasury Secretary under Bush, John Snow-job, and led by former executives of KB&R, the spun-off Halliburton subsidiary…

But…But…They Have Plenty Of Ice…


Report: Walter Reed management outsourced

Once again the SPECTRE of Halliburton raises its ugly head. No, Dick Cheney’s old company isn’t directly responsible for this fiasco, but one of its former executives is. This company was one of the ones that failed to bring ice to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. And it’s pushed dozens of staffers out of Walter Reed, allowing our wounded soldiers to be treated, not by a fully-staffed flagship hospital, like it once was, but by a skeleton-crew operated horror movie set. My father-in-law was once one of the chief officers at Walter Reed some 40 years ago. He’d be turning in his grave if he knew what the conditions there were now. And this by an administration that claims it “Supports the troops.” Faugh! as if words without action meant something. Come to think of it, they’re all faith-not-works christians with a small c.