Maker of bulletproof vests to pay $30M

Maker of bulletproof vests to pay $30M

There are 2 comments on the United Press International story from Oct 7, 2008, titled Maker of bulletproof vests to pay $30M. In it, United Press International reports that:

Armor Holdings products will pay the U.S. government $30 million for selling defective Zylon bulletproof vests, the Justice Department said Tuesday.

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HDS26234

Yucaipa, CA

#1 Oct 7, 2008
Just one more proof of such corrupt America as money is more and more the God of America, period, end of discussion. This will not change the climate now so deeply engrrained in America. Today's bailout if I hear Thomas Jefferson correctly he is repeating from his grave the following words he uttered at the birth of this Nation: "The principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, in the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale". So as George W. comes out and claims that this plan of his and Paulson is the best solution, he in essence immortalized the fact, that from here on all business done by America from government on down the line must be done by swindling futurity on a large scale". Yes, as the National Debt grows and the internal financing of all Socialistic/Communistic programs are by some accounts up to 75 trillion dollars in the red?
mikeemagee

Petersburg, VA

#2 Oct 7, 2008
The idiocy being tossed in the wind about global financial meltdown and an American or even global depression is a ridiculous notion at best. What is indicative of is the Plastic Barbie and Plastic Ken News Commentators bantering with the other networks Platic Barbie and Ken, neither of which is very educated, and neither of which are intelligent enough to be remotely qualified to comment on national and global market dynamics. This is no different that the Hollywood Glams who should stick to their rehearsed scripts for TV and Theater rather than try to persuade and assuage the American public in to thinking that Socialism is the answer,or cure, to all that ails America. It is exactly for these reasons-Carter and Clinton's Social Re-engineering programs-that America, and now the world, finds themselves in this predicament. Don't believe me, look it up yourself. Go to: CRA or Community Reinvestment Act passed by a Democratic Congree and signed in to law by then President Jimmy CarterThis was made worse by another Democratic controlled House and president Bill Clinton in 1995 when he advanced Sub-prime lending and punished financial institutions who would not or did not lend to unqualified Home Buyers. This was the best Carter and Clinton could do as a reaction to the failed Cabrini-Green Act. "Chicago’s Cabrini-Green public housing project is notorious in the United States for being the most impoverished and crime-ridden public housing development ever established. Originally established as inexpensive housing in the 1940’s, it soon became a vast complex of unsightly concrete low and high-rise apartment structures." Don't believe me"? Read more at: " http://www2.uic.edu/~pjones7/cabrini.shtml&qu... ;
Regardless of how you package it the USA is a "Class Society" and will always be; it is a class society not drawn along economic lines (as Ken and Barbie would have us believe), but along education lines. So long as America accepts the "No Child Left Behind" and "It Takes a Village to Raise a Child" mentality America will continue to fall further and further behind previously labeled Third-world countries (India, Pakistan, China, KSA, etc). And this my friends will lead America to becoming the new "Third World". Contrary to popular thought "You CAN NOT have your cake, and eat it too!"
So what does all this have to do with the Zylon in bullet proof vests, Armor Holdings Co., and government officials? Well in the short or it, everything. It speaks to non-accountability in government; wholesale fraud and corruption; and incestuous relationships that ultimately costing "THE Taxpayer" money and hardship; and, the great American Dream/Experiment/Promise its future.

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