Friday, March 24, 2006

Growing Rich and Fat in an Emergency of Blood and Slaughter

"Our present emergency and a common sense of decency make it imperative that no new group of war millionaires shall come into being in this nation as a result of the struggles abroad. The American people will not relish the idea of any American citizen growing rich and fat in an emergency of blood and slaughter and human suffering."

- FDR Fireside Chat May 26, 1940.

Bush's uncle benefits from Iraq war spending.

UK firms make £1.1bn war profit.

Three years and counting for war profiteers.

The Perpetual War Portfolio

War, Profit, and the State