Sterling Ambivalence (sterlingnorth) wrote,
Sterling Ambivalence

And Now This Message from Halliburton

And on my way home after the last scribbling, I check into the comic book shop to see if superheroes with impossibly perfect physiques still dominated the shelves (yep, they do... some things never change) I overheard a commercial on the TV in the shop (it was tuned to Fox News). "Halliburton: We do many good things in Iraq" is what they may as well have called it. "Yes, some of our employees may have inappropiately took money off the top in gasoline contracts, and we probably shouldn't havee let it slide until a military investigation is threatening us with headaches, but we feed the troops. We feed the troops who are working to make you and the world safer. Yeah, the kitchens aren't the cleanest but..."
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