Water Makes US Troops in Iraq Sick

Mar 10, 2008 Full story: www.nytimes.com 34

New York Times Dozens of U.S. troops in Iraq fell sick at bases using ''unmonitored and potentially unsafe'' water supplied by the military and a contractor once owned by Vice President Dick Cheney's former company, the ...

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“Often imitated...poorl y”

Since: Feb 08

Just east of Lyra.

#1 Mar 10, 2008
THIS is what happens when you start a War for Profit, and Privatize the Military to line the pockets of your corporate contributors.

Bush, Cheney and Co. are guilty of High Treason against the United States of America, I will state clearly for the record that I do NOT share the common view of Liberals as being against Capital Punishment.

I think the French dealt with their abusive King most effectively (of course it WAS the last decent thing the French did, but that is another matter) and I would heartily would suggest a similar finale for the Bush junta.

WE, THE PEOPLE must awaken and rise to take our Nation back from the Draft-dodging Chickenhawks and Profiteers that have destroyed our Middle class and ran us damn near a TRILLION dollars in debt over this illegal conquest for profit in Iraq. We must make a public example of them before the entire World before the World realizes that we have become SO stupid and weak as a People as to allow this kind of criminal treasonous government to exist. The Neotards have weakened us as a Nation. It is really time that we realize THE ENEMY IS AT HOME.
Freedom of Speech

Keller, TX

#2 Mar 10, 2008
I remember it used to give me diarrea!
Traveler

Longmont, CO

#3 Mar 10, 2008
"The report said the event at Ar Ramadi could have been prevented if KBR's reverse osmosis units on the site had been assembled, instead of relying on the military's water production facilities."

So it is not KBR at fault, but the military? Was Dick Cheney assembling the units? The headline is a joke, but not unexpected from the NY Times. The NY Times needs to change its motto to: All the propoganda we feel is fit to print.

“Enough Drama”

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#5 Mar 10, 2008
I wonder how Mr. Bush and Cheney sleep at night knowing they have murdered thousands of sons and daughters for their selfish game! It is a shame and atrocity! But GOD will prevail, He promised us he would.
Our nation needs to get back to the real leader GOD Almighty!

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#6 Mar 10, 2008
Traveler wrote:
"The report said the event at Ar Ramadi could have been prevented if KBR's reverse osmosis units on the site had been assembled, instead of relying on the military's water production facilities."
So it is not KBR at fault, but the military? Was Dick Cheney assembling the units? The headline is a joke, but not unexpected from the NY Times. The NY Times needs to change its motto to: All the propoganda we feel is fit to print.
Weasel words.


From the article:
" Therefore, water suppliers exposed U.S. forces to unmonitored and potentially unsafe water,'' at the military sites by late 2006, the report said...

"KBR provided water treatment to U.S. troops under a large-scale defense contract that also included housing and food to soldiers in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Djbouti and Georgia."
Lance Winslow

San Jose, CA

#7 Mar 10, 2008
Traveler wrote:
"The report said the event at Ar Ramadi could have been prevented if KBR's reverse osmosis units on the site had been assembled, instead of relying on the military's water production facilities."
So it is not KBR at fault, but the military? Was Dick Cheney assembling the units? The headline is a joke, but not unexpected from the NY Times. The NY Times needs to change its motto to: All the propoganda we feel is fit to print.
KBR made good money providing this water.
death and taxes

Sebastian, FL

#8 Mar 10, 2008
Traveler wrote:
"The report said the event at Ar Ramadi could have been prevented if KBR's reverse osmosis units on the site had been assembled, instead of relying on the military's water production facilities."
So it is not KBR at fault, but the military? Was Dick Cheney assembling the units? The headline is a joke, but not unexpected from the NY Times. The NY Times needs to change its motto to: All the propoganda we feel is fit to print.
Guess you won't believe it you hear it on Foxsnooze !
truepatriot

Saint Louis, MO

#9 Mar 10, 2008
Finally, another PATRIOT who feels the same way I do, and feels the way any red-blooded American Patriot should! The enemy is at home. We have spent too much time watching info-tainment and calling it news. We have spent too little gray matter thinking about the punditry's opinions, and they are opinions my friends, not facts, not "news". Rise up and vote. Rise and speak. Rise and tell your friends, your family, your government that it is time to STOP being shepherded into the dark and time to STOP being victimized by those who say that what they do is not illegal because it is they who do it!
Cyclops Rex wrote:
THIS is what happens when you start a War for Profit, and Privatize the Military to line the pockets of your corporate contributors.
Bush, Cheney and Co. are guilty of High Treason against the United States of America, I will state clearly for the record that I do NOT share the common view of Liberals as being against Capital Punishment.
I think the French dealt with their abusive King most effectively (of course it WAS the last decent thing the French did, but that is another matter) and I would heartily would suggest a similar finale for the Bush junta.
WE, THE PEOPLE must awaken and rise to take our Nation back from the Draft-dodging Chickenhawks and Profiteers that have destroyed our Middle class and ran us damn near a TRILLION dollars in debt over this illegal conquest for profit in Iraq. We must make a public example of them before the entire World before the World realizes that we have become SO stupid and weak as a People as to allow this kind of criminal treasonous government to exist. The Neotards have weakened us as a Nation. It is really time that we realize THE ENEMY IS AT HOME.
blahh

Greenville, SC

#10 Mar 10, 2008
Traveler wrote:
"The report said the event at Ar Ramadi could have been prevented if KBR's reverse osmosis units on the site had been assembled, instead of relying on the military's water production facilities."
So it is not KBR at fault, but the military? Was Dick Cheney assembling the units? The headline is a joke, but not unexpected from the NY Times. The NY Times needs to change its motto to: All the propoganda we feel is fit to print.
oh i dont know give me good head and swallow and i iwll be happy
Lush Dumball

Cincinnati, OH

#11 Mar 10, 2008
Oh, this is just the liberal media trying to undermine our heroic effort in Iraq. The liberals just hate american and want the terrorists to win.
Freedom of Speech

Keller, TX

#12 Mar 10, 2008
Lush Dumball wrote:
Oh, this is just the liberal media trying to undermine our heroic effort in Iraq. The liberals just hate american and want the terrorists to win.
Oh shut up already with your liberal bickering. The war was a mistake and will always be. Quit watching FoxNews and step into reality.

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#14 Mar 10, 2008
Lush Dumball wrote:
Oh, this is just the liberal media trying to undermine our heroic effort in Iraq. The liberals just hate american and want the terrorists to win.
You are referring to "THE ATLANTIC MAGAZINE" or "THE NEW YORKER" or "MOTHER JONES?"

That is about the extent of "liberal media" in the USA.

Rush Limbaugh taught you to parrot:
"The liberals just hate american and want the terrorists to win."
But this is a lie for morons like you to focus on.
The truth is that liberals and conservatives both love America.
Howver, the lying neo-conservatives, not to be confused with real conservatives are political sociopaths who don't care at all about America, just about getting richer and richer.

Rush and O'Reilly, and Rupert Murdoch are perfect examples of lying neo-conservative anti-patriots. So are you.

You are either a fool or sociopath, but you have not fulfilled your duty as a citizen to inform yourself. Shame on you.
Lush Bumbag

Cincinnati, OH

#15 Mar 10, 2008
Freedom of Speech wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh shut up already with your liberal bickering. The war was a mistake and will always be. Quit watching FoxNews and step into reality.
got ya! LOL!
Lush Bumbag

Cincinnati, OH

#16 Mar 10, 2008
Mr_Bill wrote:
<quoted text>
You are referring to "THE ATLANTIC MAGAZINE" or "THE NEW YORKER" or "MOTHER JONES?"
That is about the extent of "liberal media" in the USA.
Rush Limbaugh taught you to parrot:
"The liberals just hate american and want the terrorists to win."
But this is a lie for morons like you to focus on.
The truth is that liberals and conservatives both love America.
Howver, the lying neo-conservatives, not to be confused with real conservatives are political sociopaths who don't care at all about America, just about getting richer and richer.
Rush and O'Reilly, and Rupert Murdoch are perfect examples of lying neo-conservative anti-patriots. So are you.
You are either a fool or sociopath, but you have not fulfilled your duty as a citizen to inform yourself. Shame on you.
Hey, I'm a great warrior against drugs!

If I hadn't taken all that oxycotin it might have found its way to children.

The president should give me an anti-drug badge like Nixon gave Elvis.

“OUCH”

Since: Mar 07

Russell Springs, KY

#17 Mar 10, 2008
Freedom of Speech wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh shut up already with your liberal bickering. The war was a mistake and will always be. Quit watching FoxNews and step into reality.
I agree,the war was a mistake,but we are there,you think we should forget what we did,and call it a day?

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#18 Mar 10, 2008
Lush Bumbag wrote:
<quoted text>
Hey, I'm a great warrior against drugs!
If I hadn't taken all that oxycotin it might have found its way to children.
The president should give me an anti-drug badge like Nixon gave Elvis.
With Palm Leaves.

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#19 Mar 10, 2008
OLD LADY wrote:
<quoted text>
I agree,the war was a mistake,but we are there,you think we should forget what we did,and call it a day?
I think that the "war" in Iraq is kind of like a fresh pile of dog shit.
You are asking: Now that we stepped in it, should we continue to stand in it?

And, this "war" was not a mistake, it was a deliberate perversion of American interests, based on deliberate lies, by deliberate liars.

We shoud prosecute the liars, and if we feel the need to avenge (as I do) the innocent Americans murdered in the World Trade Center we should terminate military action in Iraq, and invade SAUDI ARABIA.
henry

Williamstown, VT

#20 Mar 10, 2008
More of the same disgusting pattern. How these trash bags can still be making money as suppliers to the U.S. military is an abomination. Air drop the CEO into South Waziristan, I'll be happy to contribute my tax money.
Freedom of Speech

Keller, TX

#21 Mar 10, 2008
OLD LADY wrote:
<quoted text>
I agree,the war was a mistake,but we are there,you think we should forget what we did,and call it a day?
The Germans did

“OUCH”

Since: Mar 07

Russell Springs, KY

#22 Mar 10, 2008
Mr_Bill wrote:
<quoted text>
I think that the "war" in Iraq is kind of like a fresh pile of dog shit.
You are asking: Now that we stepped in it, should we continue to stand in it?
And, this "war" was not a mistake, it was a deliberate perversion of American interests, based on deliberate lies, by deliberate liars.
We shoud prosecute the liars, and if we feel the need to avenge (as I do) the innocent Americans murdered in the World Trade Center we should terminate military action in Iraq, and invade SAUDI ARABIA.
We should invade another country?okey,dokey..got to go..have a nice day..

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