In Reply to Parent Post by Mike S.
I thought politics was off-limits in the Cove these days. I guess I was wrong.
No politics here, Mike
"The radio behemoth Clear Channel specializes in consuming or squashing locally owned radio stations, imposing a homogenized music play list on once interesting stations, and offering cultural support for U.S. imperial adventures. "
"Now the owner of the company which initially drafted plans for privatization of U.S. military functions – plans drafted during the Bush I administration when current Vice President and former Halliburton CEO Dick Cheney was Secretary of Defense – Halliburton is pulling in billions in revenues for contract work – providing logistical support ranging from oil to food – in Iraq. Tens of millions, at least, appear to be overcharges. Some analysts say the charges for oil provision amount to "highway robbery."
"The company itself managed to escape with something less than a slap on the wrist – no prosecution in exchange for "oversight."
Nah, no politics what so ever!