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In 1864 Abraham Lincoln could see a serious problem emerging

"I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country . . . Corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money power of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of people until all wealth is aggregated in a few hands and the Republic is destroyed." Abraham Lincoln, 1864


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Real life game of monopoly

By portraying bogus intelligence as fact and by inventing a relationship between al-qaeda and Saddam Hussein, Cheney, Bush (& Rumsfeld) led the charge into Iraq.

Since then Cheney's company Halliburton has gotten over 10 billion dollars in contracts from the Iraq war despite the fact that audits have shown they have repeatedly stolen and overcharged the US government and even instituted accounting methods designed to make funds disappear...

The Carlyle Group is a privately-owned equity firm organized and run by former members of the Reagan and Bush Sr. administrations. Carlyle could lay claim to only a meager $12 billion in funds in December of 2001. Carlyle's profits skyrocketed after the invasion and occupation of Iraq. Currently, Carlyle manages more than $44 billion in 42 different investment funds. http://www.truthout.org/docs_2006/111406R.shtml

Reference: http://www.halliburtonwatch.org/news/audits.html

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