Bush Allows Human Trafficking

The administration of zero moral values has reached a whole new low. Obsidian Wings has the story:

A proposal prohibiting defense contractor involvement in human trafficking for forced prostitution and labor was drafted by the Pentagon last summer, but five defense lobbying groups oppose key provisions and a final policy still appears to be months away, according to those involved and Defense Department records.”

What sorts of “human trafficking” are at issue? Just buying women as sex slaves and little things like that.

“Bush declared zero tolerance for involvement in human trafficking by federal employees and contractors in a National Security Presidential Directive he signed in December 2002 after media reports detailing the alleged involvement of DynCorp employees in buying women and girls as sex slaves in Bosnia during the U.S. military’s deployment there in the late 1990s.
Ultimately, the company fired eight employees for their alleged involvement in sex trafficking and illegal arms deals. (…)
This fall, the Chicago Tribune detailed how Middle Eastern firms working under American subcontracts in Iraq, and a chain of human brokers beneath them, engaged in the kind of abuses condemned elsewhere by the U.S. government as human trafficking. KBR, the Halliburton subsidiary, relies on more than 200 subcontractors to carry out a multibillion-dollar U.S. Army contract for privatization of military support operations in the war zone.
The Chicago Tribune retraced the journey of 12 Nepali men recruited from poor villages in one of the most remote and impoverished corners of the world and documented a trail of deceit, fraud and negligence stretching into Iraq. The men were kidnapped from an unprotected caravan and executed en route to jobs at an American military base in 2004.”

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3 thoughts on “Bush Allows Human Trafficking

  1. By constraining defense contractors in ANY WAY, you cripple their ability to fight the GWOT.
    As the agents of President Bush (our Commander-in-Chief), defense contractors are empowered by the Constitution to do whatever they believe will help them win the GWOT. No other branch of govt, the press or individual American citizens have the right to object to this. Anyone who objects is giving aid and comfort to Al-Qaeda, and will be sent to Gitmo to be tortured for the remainder of their natural lives, because they are traitors.

  2. Anyone who objects is giving aid and comfort to Al-Qaeda, and will be sent to Gitmo to be tortured for the remainder of their natural lives, because they are traitors.
    I think you’ve got the hang of it Anonymous. Until we unleash Enron, Halliburton and Global Crossing from the inconvenient checks on their freedom caused by the democratic process, our peaceloving President will not be able to achieve complete world domination in our lifetime.

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